Welcome to Burnside Sixth Form College

Miss K Giles

Head of Sixth Form

My name is Miss Giles and I am the Head of Sixth Form. I am thrilled that you are considering Burnside College to further your studies and am committed to helping you succeed. Burnside Sixth Form College in Wallsend was recognised by Ofsted as outstanding and a beacon of excellence in our last inspection. Students within school and across North Tyneside have the opportunity to continue their journey with us as they take their next steps in education. 

The number of students continuing at Burnside Sixth Form College is increasing year on year and we take students from other schools across North Tyneside because of our reputation for success. 

Our results place Burnside Sixth Form College in the top 5% nationally and the average grade students achieve is B+. We ensure that all of our students choose the right courses and are successful. We have been the top performing sixth form college in North Tyneside for the past three years.

Students can look forward to tailored teaching that ensures rapid progress is made in all of their subjects. We offer a personalised approach to your studies in a supportive environment, providing both academic and vocational pathways.

It is an exciting time to join Burnside Sixth Form College as we continue our outstanding journey of success. Students complete their studies as young adults, ready to make the right decisions about their future. 

Not only do we support you in your academic studies and progression routes, but we also provide you with enrichment opportunities to make you stand out on future applications. Our prospectus contains a range of information to help you make an informed decision for your future pathway 

If you would like to learn more about our state of the art facilities, wonderful and inclusive learning environment, or welcoming school community, please use the contact us form here.

Miss Giles - Head of Sixth Form