PTA Uniform Shop - Temporary Change of Hours

Monday 14 September, the uniform shop will be open from 11:45am to 12:45pm (lunch time) due to the change in the timetable for Senior Examinations.

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    by Bernadette Shaw - Thursday, 3 September 2015, 11:58 AM

    On Saturday the 29 th of August the Burnside EquestrianTeam braved the elements and competed against 23 other teams admirably. Our very own Max Shanks in Year 9 Pictured below, and Paige McKenna both had solid dressage tests and clear showjumping rounds. Max had a clear Cross Country too. Paiges horse Flying Legend performed well for his first Cross Country. We were lucky enough to combine with Eleanor Brown from Lincoln who also had an impressive day. 

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    by Carl Johnston - Thursday, 3 September 2015, 7:57 AM

    Burnside High School Fashion and Textiles students have their eyes set on the Fashion and glamour of THE BIG APPLE in 2016. The team of students and parents have been busy planning fundraising for the trip and decided that a fashion show to showcase the talents of our young ladies would be fitting. As their ideas developed and interest grew, the girls made contact with many exciting brands and boutiques here in Christchurch. The plan now is to showcase students work alongside established brands in an evening of style & celebration in the Aurora Centre on ...

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    New Zealand’s Best Secondary School Chefs
    by John Creighton - Monday, 31 August 2015, 8:17 PM

    Congratulations to Clize Craven 13TKB and Miku Kiyama 12NWU who won the prestigious New Zealand Secondary Schools Culinary Competition held at the Manukau Institute of Technology on Friday afternoon. They will now represent New Zealand in Tahiti at the International Secondary Schools Culinary Competition being held 4-11 October. In preparation for the Tahiti event, the girls will hone their skills under the mentorship of Mark Wylie, a renowned New Zealand Master Chef.

    Final Cook off

    Along with their Gold Medals and trophy they each won a $2000 City and Guilds ...

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    by Bernadette Shaw - Monday, 31 August 2015, 12:29 PM

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    Mt Hutt ski trip cancelled: 29th August
    by Carl Johnston - Friday, 28 August 2015, 3:34 PM

    The Mt Hutt Saturday ski trip this weekend was cancelled yesterday due to the poor weather prediction. The next Saturday ski trip will take place next weekend, Saturday 5th September.

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    by Bernadette Shaw - Thursday, 27 August 2015, 11:50 AM

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    Collectors Needed for Alzheimers Canterbury Appeal - 18 and 19 September
    by Marinda van Vuuren - Wednesday, 26 August 2015, 12:36 PM

    Collectors are needed to support the Alzheimers Canterbury Appeal after school on Friday 18 September and on Saturday 19 September.  If you are able to spare an hour or two to support people to live well with dementia please contact Annelies on 379 2590 or email


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    Robocup Junior Robotics- National Competition
    by Carl Johnston - Wednesday, 26 August 2015, 11:14 AM

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    New York Fashion Show
    by Carl Johnston - Wednesday, 26 August 2015, 10:41 AM

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    Burnside HS ski trips to Mt Hutt
    by Carl Johnston - Tuesday, 25 August 2015, 3:25 PM

    The ski season is in full swing with fantastic skiing at Mt Hutt. If you are interested in coming skiing on a Saturday with Burnside High School during Term 3, stop in at the student office for an information & permission letter. 

    Trips do not happen each weekend, so make sure you get yourself on a trip this season!