Back to the future

Students spent a weekend at an Elizabethan stately home but with their eyes fixed firmly on the future. The residential break at the Tudor Grade 1 listed Condover Hall in Shropshire saw Burnley High School’s year sevens and eights learning valuable lessons in team building and working together. Split into groups, the pupils were set a series of challenges by … Read More

Year sevens welcome primary school visitors

Primary school pupils took a step back in time when they enjoyed a history workshop with students from Burnley High School. The year fives from St Joseph’s Park Hill were treated to a morning of learning with an emphasis on fun when they looked at the Viking, Roman and Medieval periods with their hosts. A series of information stations constructed … Read More

Royal visit brings history to life

Actor Jess Milne brought history to life for Burnley High School students with her solo performance as Elizabeth the First. Jess, who helps coach young members at the Burnley Youth Theatre, took on the part for the school’s year seven pupils who are studying the life and times of the Virgin Queen. Jess, in full Tudor costume, answered students’ questions … Read More

Burnley football visit

CLARETS players Ashley Barnes and Michael Duff scored a success with students at Burnley High School. The two Burnley players took time out from training to be guests of honour at a presentation ceremony at the Padiham Road school. They called in to hand over awards to year eight pupils who came top in a competition to design a fantasy … Read More

RAF – British Aerospace visit

The visit was from a joint RAF- British Aerospace Systems team demonstrating the science and technology involved in their work.