Art Exhibition

Our year eight students staged the school’s first ever art exhibition to help raise cash for charity. They had prepared a series of landscapes using a variety of materials to complete their canvasses. The Restless Earth exhibition, with all entries featuring a Pennines theme, went on show to the public at the school. Later an auction of the exhibits attracted … Read More

Staff Netball

By Paul Thomas, Sports Staff   As a spectacle it had everything. Atrocious weather conditions, competitive participants and, for one team (ahem, sorry chaps) at least, a total disregard for the rules. Yet, the Burnley High School men versus ladies staff netball encounter proved to be oddly entertaining – at least for those of us clever enough not to take … 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

UTC link up underway

Burnley High School students are having their first experience of lessons at the town’s  University Technical College.   The move follows the agreement for BHS to use the state-of-the art technology and sports facilities at the Trafalgar Street complex while the new school is under construction. Year seven pupils took part in indoor athletics sessions and computer training and spent … 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.  

Please sir, can I have some more?

There were bags of seconds on offer when Burnley High School pupils laid on a banquet for more than 60 diners. The menu – garlic bread, chicken tikka masala with boiled rice and sticky toffee pudding with pecan sauce – was designed by the students who assisted catering manager Mrs Adele Ormerod in preparing the dishes. The youngsters then served … Read More