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

“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

HT2A Data Reports

HT2a data reports will be coming home with the students today – check those rucksacks/bags!

Preparing for Bad Weather

Dear parents / carers, We have been forecast heavy snow over the next few days so please refer to our Emergency Closure Policy which can be found on our website here or by going to our School Policies section to familiarise yourselves with the procedures we will follow, should we need to close the school. There’s work for students in our “Snow … Read More

Wrap up for Winter!

We are noticing a lot of pupils are not wearing coats when outside the building before school, at break and at lunchtime. Pupils do not come into the school building until 8.20am unless weather is adverse, and they are asked to go out onto the yard at break and lunchtime for fresh air if the weather permits. As the weather … Read More

Autumn Newsletter

Our Autumn Newsletter is now available to download here (PDF, 1060Kb)

School Survey Results

Following on from our recent pupil, parent and staff voice questionnaires, we are really proud of the results and wanted to share them. They demonstrate and celebrate all we do here at Burnley High School and the results speak for themselves.   100% of our pupils are proud to be a member of Burnley High School 100% of our pupils … Read More