Burnley Technical High School was formed in August 1956
by the merger of Heasandford Technical High School for
girls and Towneley Technical High School for boys. It remained as B.T.H.S. until 1972.
The school had four houses - Assheton (Red), Shuttleworth (Blue), Starkie (Yellow), and Towneley (Green).
The school hymn was Beethoven's Creations Hymn