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

Cricket win!

Girls from Burnley High School have bowled over the opposition to capture a county cricket title. The year seven and eight students – who earlier this year had captured the Burnley schools’ title – carried off the Lancashire schools accolade at an indoor tournament in Lancaster. The BHS pupils took on seven schools from throughout the county winning their matches. … 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.  

A piece of ones mind

The students here at Burnley High School all had a go at making a little poem about their minds. All the students did an amazing job and we wish you could read all of them but for now here is a couple of the great poems. Please click on the image for a full size view. By James By Jason … Read More

The new school

Burnley High School has been given the green light for a new home on the site of the former Habergham school. Executive Headteacher Mrs Elizabeth Haddock today (Tuesday) announced the Government had given the go ahead to the scheme which will see the existing empty structure demolished and a new secondary school built in Byron Street, Burnley. Mrs Haddock said: … Read More