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Burnside Academy is proud to be a National Magic Breakfast Programme school. We offer every child in school the opportunity to enjoy a toasted breakfast bagel every morning during registration. This is in addition to our normal breakfast club provision which runs from 8am daily, children attending the breakfast club provision have the option of a toasted bagel, porridge, weetabix or multigrain cheerios. For more information please contact the school office on 0191 5120466.

Our School, Your Children, Their Future

At Burnside Academy we work as a team making a positive difference to the lives of all our children and families.

Each child is unique and we have a commitment to:

  • Ensure everyone feels valued and respected where all stakeholders are open and honest based upon a relationship of mutual trust.

  • Foster a positive attitude and enthusiasm for learning.

  • Provide a caring and nurturing education with children being at the heart of all decisions.

  • Improve and develop the lives of our children to fulfill their potential in every way.

  • Deliver inspiring teaching through a broad and balanced curriculum to enable our children to achieve excellent standards.

  • Develop empowered and confident children so they become independent thinkers, good communicators and lifelong learners.

  • At Burnside Academy our children learn to be:
  • Good Communication
  • Caring
  • Resilient
  • Independent Thinkers
  • Respectful
  • Risk Takers

  • Leona Kelly - Headteacher
    Please note:

    Burnside Academy is proud to be a part of Inspire Multi Academy Trust, alongside Plains Farm, New Penshaw, Fatfield and Farringdon Academies, who’s vision is ‘to create a family of outstanding schools with clear purpose, direction and objectives’.

    If you would like to know more, please don't hesitate to use our contact section found at the top of the page or our other websites below:-


    New Penshaw Plains Farm Fatfield Farringdon

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