Burnie High School

Dream of providing hope sails on A DIFFERENT TYPE OF CLASSROOM: Burnie High teacher and... Read more
Burnie City Eisteddfod Day 3 | gallery EISTEDDFOD Day 3: Picture: Cordell Richardson, The Advocate. TO... Read more
Burnie eisteddfod winners CENTRE STAGE: Ashley Cumming and Amber Hodgetts in the... Read more
Burnie City Eisteddfod Day 2 | gallery EISTEDDFOD Day 2: Picture: Brodie Weeding, The Advocate. TO... Read more
Burnie eisteddfod results ONE DUTY: Jennifer Stitz and Luka Starick take on... Read more
Cans, plans for Produce to the People CAN COLLECTION: Burnie High School grade 8 students Chloe... Read more
Burnie teachers get the slip CHILLED: Burnie High teacher Kade Munday gets into the... Read more
Leos Club gives young woman the courage to roar about ADHD STRUGGLE TO SUCCESS: Alyssa Bryan, 16, was the only... Read more
Rural Clinical School hosts sessions for High School pupils Tested: Burnie High School student Taylah Williams with medical... Read more
Burnie High scores silver SILVER STARS: Burnie High School's Zane Adams, Sam Neasey... Read more
Student battle of brains BRAIN BATTLE: Boris Mrgic, Jordy Lyons and Ryan Bentley... Read more
Public speakers workforce ready ACHIEVERS: Youth of the Year participants (back) Tailey Goninon,... Read more

Welcome

bhsBurnie High School is one of two Department of Education high schools in Burnie providing for the junior secondary needs of the wider Burnie community.

Burnie High School began as the Intermediate High School in Burnie on 26th January 1916. Since that time, our students and teachers have built a fine reputation of cultural, academic and sporting achievement. We trust that you too will add to the richness that is Burnie High’s history and enjoy your years of learning at Burnie High School.

Prospective parents/guardians, and students, are warmly invited to contact the school Admin Team for further information and to arrange a tour of the school facilities and to arrange an appointment with one of the Assistant Principals.

Our Mission Statement

The mission of Burnie High School is to:

Focus on the learning outcomes for all students and on the continuing improvement of teaching practice, within a framework of co-operation and the pursuit of personal excellence;

Foster in students a positive attitude to learning so that they may accept responsibility for their own learning and become life-long learners.

Burnie High School Expectations

Burnie High School’s values based expectations are - Best Effort, Honest and Fair and Safe and Secure. These expectations are the touchstones which guide day to day interactions and decision making in all facets of school life. The school currently caters for a student population of over 500 and enjoys a strong reputation in the community of Burnie. It offers a wide variety of learning experiences for students including traditional academic programs, a range of highly regarded alternative learning programs and extensive extracurricular activities.

Extracurricular activities include; MDT master classes, Gallery 58, various sporting teams, drama and musical groups and a biennial musical production. Each subject area encourages students to participate in a range of state and national competitions. In recent years the school has gained a reputation for innovation in the delivery of alternative learning programs including; the Traineeship and Apprenticeship Program (TAPP), newStart, Farm Enterprise and Happy Room. Burnie High School also runs an exciting literacy program called THRIVE, (Think, Hear, Read, Imagine, View and Explore) which provides three time slots per week when all students have an intensive literacy focus. We have also introduced a targeted numeracy program called QuickSmart. School Chaplaincy at Burnie High School is funded by the Federal Department of Education, Employment and Workplace Relations through the National School Chaplaincy and Student Welfare Program and local funding through the Local Chaplaincy Committee read more

For more information please contact us.