New school

Over 40 people attended an exhibition unveiling the design of the new Burnley High School. The school’s executive principal, Mrs Elizabeth Haddock, the scheme’s architect, Richard Berry of JM Architects and Keith Knott, the design and build coordinator from Eric Wright Construction, hosted the event. A steady stream of parents, parents of prospective students, pupils, residents living near the new … Read More

Newshounds first with the “moos”

Newshound Leighton Burgoyne is first with the “moos”. Our new neighbours here at Burnley High School are providing hours of fascination. The herd of cows in the neighbouring pasture are proudly showing off their new calves and so I took my camera down to capture the happy families. Here are some of my photos:  


by Leighton Burgoyne Burnley High School’s latest club has been launched for budding Picassos. Students are displaying a range of skills from sketching to painting as they reveal their artistic talents. Mr Duckworth, who runs the art club said: “The whole idea is to help pupils get their feelings down on paper. “So far their efforts have been excellent and … 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

In at the deep end

By Leighton Burgoyne Burnley High School’s young swimmers went to great lengths for success in their first ever gala. The squad comprising William Barker, Jayden McKenzie, Jamie Stinton, Daniel Veitch, Cady Garnet, Kira Atkinson and Ellie and Holly Macdiarmid took part in the Burnley Schools gala which was held at the St Peter’s Centre. PE Teacher David Wallace, who accompanied … Read More

CLUB WATCH – Cricket Club

By Leighton Burgoyne Howzat! Burnley High School students are pitching in for cricket coaching. The latest club launched at the school is for budding batsman and bowlers. The club which is to run for the summer term has been organised by PE teacher, David Wallace. Mr Wallace said: “We aim to teach the basics of the sport and to play … Read More

Easter newsletter

Our March newsletter for you all to read.     BHSMarchNewsletter2014

CLUB WATCH – Netball club

It all adds up for new netball club. By Leighton Burgoyne Today at clubs, our new maths teacher started running a netball club. Miss Natalie Lewis says she is hoping enter the team into Burnley schools competitions. She said the aim is to recruit new players and improve the quality of play. Miss Lewis said: “Our aim is to win … Read More

CLUB WATCH – Engineering Club

By Leighton Burgoyne Pupils are learning about the workings of household equipment in Engineering Club. The club is running for four weeks and shows members how to dismantle electronic appliances and put them back together. The members are learning with the help of Dyson vacuum cleaners provided by the firm’s charity foundation. Club teacher David Wallace said: “I think it gives the pupils … Read More