Our Mission

Bury Church Of England High School...

...bringing the heart of God to the heart of learning.

"The Christian ethos of the school permeates every aspect of school life." (Ofsted, 2016)

A very warm welcome to Bury Church of England High School’s website where we hope you will be able to get a flavour of our school. Using the site will enable you to learn about our wide-ranging and diverse curriculum, about the departments, and life at Bury CE High School. You can also keep up to date with recent developments and learn about extra-curricular activities that pupils are encouraged to take part in.

Thank you for visiting us.

Reverend C. Watson (Headteacher)

News and Notices

Nominations for Parent Governor / May 2013

An invitation has been sent out to parents/guardians to invite nominations for a Parent Governor to serve on the Governing Body for 4 years from November 2014.

Information about the role, the responsibilities of a Parent Governor and a nomination form can be found here.

If you wish to serve on the Governing Body as a Parent Governor please complete the form and return it to Mrs. M. Johnson, Clerk to Governors at the school no later than noon on Friday 14th November 2014.


The results of any election will be notified in the next available issue of the ‘Grapevine’.

Mrs M Johnson
Clerk to Governors

Year 11 GCSE Art Exhibition / May 2013

face-by-anna-chalmersThis year’s exhibition will be on display between 6pm and 8pm on Thursday 16th May in the Art Department’s rooms.

Please come along to encourage our Year 11 artists and to view some of the excellent ‘objets d’art’ they have produced this year.

Science Revision Guides

Students in Years 10 and 11 are reminded that a limited number of Science Revision Guides are available from Mrs Clarke in L5 at a cost of £2.75 each.

BBC School News Report, 2013

Students from this school will be making the news for real on 21 March 2013 as they take part in BBC News School Report. We aim to publish the news by 1600 GMT on the News Day. In the meantime, take a look at what our students produced last year here.

BBC School News Report from Bury Church of England High School- Thursday March, 21st, 2013

Students from school made a BBC News School Report on 21 March 2013. We hope to have our news report video published soon but our written reports are already available here.

Art Examination

An important letter about the forthcoming Year 11 Art Examination has been sent home with students today. The letter details attendance requirements as well as the final deadline for submission of work on 19th March.

Please contact the Head of Art and Design, Mr R. Kneale, if you have any queries regarding this examination.

Children’s University™

childrens-universityStarting this academic year, pupils have the exciting opportunity to be a part of the Children’s University ‘Passport to Learning’ venture. Pupils who choose to get involved will have the chance to attend a ‘cap and gown’ graduation ceremony that marks their commitment to, and participation in, learning that takes place outside of the classroom. Please take a look at the Children’s University website link for more information. A letter about this exciting initiative is also available for parents.

BCEHS Friends Annual Plant Sale March / April 2013

Once again, it’s the time of year when we all think of putting our gardens in order. After the cold and dark winter months, we look forward seeing a splash of colour for the summer. Please support school by buying your bedding plants through our service. Full details can be found here and an order form can be downloaded from here. Hurry, the last date for orders to be placed is Friday 19 April 2013!

Fairtrade event – Friday 9th March 2013

fairtrade-eventThe Fairtrade campaign creates a better deal for Third World producers. Our Year 10 Fairtrade team is organising a Fairtrade Stall in the hall which will be open each break on Friday, including lunchtime, to raise funds for this worthwhile cause.

Staff will also be attending a ‘coffee and cakes’ event during the day.

iWitness – You be the Judge – March 2013

iwitnessThe Riding Lights Roughshod Theatre Company will be working in school on Tuesday 12th March and providing a public performance on the same evening.

Tickets are £7 for adults and £5 for children with a family ticket available for £20. Tickets are avilable from reception duirng school lunchtime today and tomorrow. The performance begins at 7.30pm so please arrive early if you plan to buy tickets at the door.

Box Office: 0161 797 6236