BHS OFSTED Report

On behalf of the Senior Team and Governors here at BHS I would like to say a huge congratulations to all of our pupils and staff for the recognition of their hard work on receipt of our Ofsted Report.  The official report can be found on our website HERE in PDF format and a hard copy will be coming home tonight … Read More

The SHARP System

We all work together at Burnley High School to help with any problems you may have in or out of school. If you wish to contact us about a concern or a worry you have, feel free to use the Sharp system. To help us solve your issue, it would be best if you left your name, but you don’t have … Read More

Speaking about Terrorism

Every week in form time we have a ‘thought for the week’ which initiates a discussion around a news point or opinion. In light of recent tragic local and national events, it is natural that our students may (or may not) want to discuss their feelings and emotions and we would like to help them do this in a structured … Read More

Inspection of Burnley High School by Ofsted

Dear parent or carer, Inspection of Burnley High School by Ofsted We have just told your child’s school that we will inspect it on 23 May 2017. The lead inspector will be Helen O’Neill, HMI. We are writing to you because we would like to know what you think about the school. Please take a few minutes to read the … Read More

BHS Playing Field Fencing

Dear parents /carers, You may be aware that we are experiencing some attention around the fencing of our playing fields, measures which we are taking to ensure the safety of our pupils. Chapel Street Trust, of which we are part of have released the following press statement on behalf of everyone concerned… FROM CHAPEL ST COMMUNITY SCHOOLS TRUST – WITH … Read More

“Gue” slime warning

There seems to be a new craze of making and playing with “gue” / slime. This is then being brought into school and ultimately ruining the building and pupil’s uniforms.   If a student is caught in possession of this “gue”, or is found to have brought it into school, they will be sent home the same day. thank you … Read More

Y8 Imperial War Museum Trip

Dear Parent/Guardian We are pleased to announce that the Creative Humanities team have arranged a visit for Y8 to visit the Imperial War Museum on 24th & 25th April. This will compliment and bring to life the learning for our next Year 8 expedition entitled ‘WW2’. If you would like your child to take advantage of this opportunity a few … Read More

Y7 National Slavery Museum Trip

Dear Parent/Guardian We are pleased to announce that the Creative Humanities team have arranged a visit for Y7 to visit the National Slavery Museum in Liverpool on the 24th & 25th May. This will compliment and bring to life the learning for our next Year 7 expedition entitled ‘Slavery’. We will be taking part in a tour of the museum … Read More

New Site Information

Dear Parents/Carers, As we near the end of our term and are fast approaching the move to the new building, I would like to make sure that you have key pieces of information regarding our move. Firstly, school re commences on the 19th April 2017 at 8.30am. From this date, we will be on our new site Burnley High School, … Read More

Collapsed Timetable

Please note that next week we are following a collapsed timetable with your children not in lessons they would normally be in.  Throughout the course of the week they will be exploring water, road and e safety, bespoke Science and English days and a day dedicated to the exploration of British Values.  Thanks V Povey