Good Evening, welcome to Burnside Business & Enterprise College

About Us

Burnside 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 best schools 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

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    Update: Go for Gorgor Girls Campaign

    I have been out to Cramlington Healthwise Ladies Group this morning with 2 students from 6th Form Cherise Battensby and Amy Timmins. ... [ Read More ]

    Published: Thursday 8th October 2015
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    D of E Gardening Club Autumn Festival

    The DofE Gardening Club is in the process of harvesting all their autumn crops which has included lots of fruit from the orchard. ... [ Read More ]

    Published: Thursday 1st October 2015
  • Letter from Chair of Governors

    Please find attached a letter from our Chair of Governors; Mr george H.G. Mitchell Letter_from_Chair_of_Governors_30.9.15.pdf ... [ Read More ]

    Published: Wednesday 30th September 2015
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    Level 3 BTEC Music Rehearsal

    Our Year 13 students are doing the Level 3 BTEC Subsidiary Diploma in Music qualification. They were doing a set-up / sound check / rehearsal ahead of performing at the Year 6 Parents Open Evening. ... [ Read More ]

    Published: Thursday 24th September 2015
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    Duke of Edinburgh Expedition

    Congratulations to Year 10 students who took part in their Silver Duke of Edinburgh expedition in Swaledale, Yorkshire last week. ... [ Read More ]

    Published: Tuesday 22nd September 2015

    New School Meal Promotional Menu

    As part of "British Food Fortnight" we are running a promotional menu to celebrate all that is good about British Food. British_Food_Fortnight. ... [ Read More ]

    Published: Monday 21st September 2015
  • Free Family Fun Day @ Hadrian Leisure Centre

    Saturday 17 October 10am to 1pm Come along,try something new and have fun! Trampolining, Bouncy Castle, Climbing Wall, Multi-sports, Badminton, Archery, Smoothie Bike, Grow your Own, Healthy 4 Life, ... [ Read More ]

    Published: Monday 21st September 2015

    Parent Governor Vacancy

    As a result of 3 parent governor terms of office coming to an end, the Governing Body now has vacancies for 3 Parent Governors. ... [ Read More ]

    Published: Wednesday 16th September 2015
  • Catering Update

    We are receiving very positive feedback about our new catering arrangements.  Students are very pleased with increased choices and high quality food. ... [ Read More ]

    Published: Friday 11th September 2015

    KS3 Design Technology Homework Now Available

    Yeat 7, 8 and 9 Homework tasks for Design and Technology are now available for this term.  You can find these documents on the Design Technology page on the school website. http://www.burnside. ... [ Read More ]

    Published: Thursday 10th September 2015
  • Funky Friday Fundraiser

    On the last Friday of term we welcomed acclaimed DJ MC Squared to the Burnside courtyard as part of our Funky Friday fundraiser. ... [ Read More ]

    Published: Saturday 25th July 2015

    Big Burnside Potato Race

    Big Congratulations to Mr Henderson who won the Big Burnside Potato Race in his first year of entering; with a whopping 1041g of potatoes. ... [ Read More ]

    Published: Friday 17th July 2015
  • New Term Arrangements Sept 2015

    New_Term_Arrangements_Sept_2015.pdf ... [ Read More ]

    Published: Thursday 16th July 2015
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    Gardening Club Sale

    Thank you to everyone who supported the Gardening Club's home grown produce stall today. We made £59.20 which will be shared between the School Fund and Barnardo's. ... [ Read More ]

    Published: Thursday 16th July 2015
  • Y7 Student wins Gold Medal at Regional Athletics Event

    Abbie was entered for an athletics talent spotting day at Monkton Stadium. She qualified for the Regional event at Gateshead Stadium in both 100m and long jump. ... [ Read More ]

    Published: Monday 13th July 2015

    Childrens Heart Unit Bake Sale

    A huge thank you to everyone who supported this event which has raised £176. ... [ Read More ]

    Published: Wednesday 8th July 2015