Good Morning, welcome to Burnside Business & Enterprise College

Headteacher: Mrs Murphy

Mrs Murphy - HeadteacherBurnside is an exciting and challenging place to learn and a warm and caring place to be. We are immensely proud that student achievement is consistently high. At Burnside our students make the progress far beyond expectations. Burnside is in the top 20% of school nationally for student progress at GCSE at 16yrs. In 2013 the Schools Network (SSAT) announced:

"Burnside Business and Enterprise College is one of the bestschools in the country in outperforming expectations for their pupils and improving their future prospects."

We make a sincere promise to all of our parents and carers that we will nurture your most precious possession - your child, and ensure that they achieve their absolute best. Our standards and expectations are high and result in excellent examination pass rates.

News & Events

  • School Closure Friday 4th April

    Advance notice to all Students.  School will be closed to all students on Friday 4th April 2014 ... [ Read More ]

    Published: Friday 28th March 2014

    College Closure - Strike Action

    Wednesday 26th March 2014 You may be aware from recent media reports that Government proposals to reform teachers’ pension arrangements and working conditions have caused a great deal of unrest ... [ Read More ]

    Published: Tuesday 25th March 2014
  • Climbing Wall Taster Day session 22nd March 2014. 10am-12.30pm

    Come along to Hadrian leisure centre, Wallsend and experience the climbing wall on Saturday 22nd March 2014 between 10am and 12.30pm. ... [ Read More ]

    Published: Saturday 22nd February 2014
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    Activities @ Hadrian Leisure Centre

    Back to badminton with a coached ‘Essentials’ badminton courses.  Free badminton racket when you book a course. ... [ Read More ]

    Published: Monday 3rd February 2014
  • Post 16 Awareness Night - Thurs Feb 13th 2014

    We would like to invite you to a Post 16 Awareness evening at Burnside Business and Enterprise College on Thursday 13th February from 6pm to 7.30 pm. ... [ Read More ]

    Published: Thursday 23rd January 2014
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    Essential Badminton Course

    Want to get back in to Badminton, get fit and earn a free badminton racket?  Try the Essentials coached course. ... [ Read More ]

    Published: Friday 17th January 2014
  • Year 9 Options Event

    The time is fast approaching when your child will be asked to decide which subjects to study in Year 10 & 11 as they come to the end of Key Stage 3 and approach the beginning of Key Stage 4. ... [ Read More ]

    Published: Thursday 9th January 2014

    Year 12 Performing Arts and Music students visit Osborne House

    Year 12 Performing Arts and Music students really took the spirit of Christmas out into the community this morning as they visited Osborne House to perform a show they have devised themselves, 'The Pr ... [ Read More ]

    Published: Friday 13th December 2013
  • Burnside School Choir On Top Form

    On Thursday 12th December, Burnside's choir joined with the Wallsend Community Choir for a Christmas Concert in St. Columba's Church. ... [ Read More ]

    Published: Friday 13th December 2013

    Systems and Control Engineering at Burnside

    In order to further develop Systems and Control Engineering at Burnside Business & Enterprise College, we have applied to be part of a pilot of the Elite Engineering Programme (EEP) and to receive ... [ Read More ]

    Published: Wednesday 4th December 2013
  • Climb for FREE in a taster session

    Come along to Hadrian leisure centre, Wallsend and experience the climbing wall on Saturday 18th January 2014 between 10am and 4pm. ... [ Read More ]

    Published: Wednesday 13th November 2013
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    Hadrian Leisure - Just for Jumping Pool Parties

    'Just for Jumping' pool parties at Hadrian Leisure Centre offer private use of the pool for up to 50 guests, with your choice of toys and floats, or our inflatable shipwreck island! For more informat ... [ Read More ]

    Published: Monday 4th November 2013
  • School Closure Thursday 17th October 2013

    Due to Regional Industrial Action taking place, Burnside Business & Enterprise College will be closed to all Students on Thursday 17th October 2013. ... [ Read More ]

    Published: Wednesday 16th October 2013

    Burnside Go West Side

    Over 40 staff and students had a very enjoyable afternoon on Wednesday 9th October as they visited the Sunderland Empire to see the classic show 'West Side Story'. ... [ Read More ]

    Published: Thursday 10th October 2013
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    British Science festival @ Burnside

    Celebration of the work of great British Scientists: Year 7 The Science department created a series of lunchtime sessions that celebrated the work of great British Scientists. ... [ Read More ]

    Published: Monday 30th September 2013

    No Limits @ Hadrian Leisure

    'No Limits' is a new and exciting weekly activity club providing a mixture of sport and play activity sessions for junior easeEXTRA card holders aged 8-13 years old. ... [ Read More ]

    Published: Tuesday 24th September 2013