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  • 08/11/16


    We are delighted to announce that The Bourne Academy has received Silver runner up Award for BTEC School of The Year 2019! #BournetoAspire | REMINDER If your child is absent from the Academy for any reason, please phone 01202 636996 before 8.40am on each day of the absence | Students shoul...
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  • 22/07/19

    Class of 1999 Reunited after 20 years!

    The Kingsleigh School class of 1999 met in July for a 20-year reunion. The Reunion took place at The Bourne Academy, formerly known as Kingsleigh School. The event was well attended by students and the group’s Head of Year, Mr Williams. The group was taken on a tour of the site and while ma...
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  • 16/07/19

    Teacher Training Success at The Bourne Academy

    The Bourne Academy is delighted to announce that a number of staff have successfully received NQT, RQT & QTS status. The Academy is pleased to have been able to provide these young teachers with the platform to learn teach and progress at the start of their careers. Each of them have worked hard...
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  • 16/07/19

    Joint Rona Trust Sailing Trip for Canford School and The Bourne Academy

    Students from The Bourne Academy joined students from sponsor, Canford school, to participate in a Sail Training Voyage (STV), with The Rona Sailing Project (RSP). The RSP is a volunteer based Sail Training organisation, using the sea as the medium for promoting youth development...
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  • 08/07/19

    Silver BTEC Award

    We are delighted to announce that The Bourne Academy has received #Silver runner up #Award for #BTEC School of The Year 2019! #BournetoAspire
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  • 20/06/19

    2nd & 4th places at Regional School Games

    The Bourne Academy is delighted to have sent two talented students to the Regional School Games in Exeter last week; the pair competed eagerly against schools from across the South West.   Both students did extremely well; Isabella competed in the hammer throw, coming fourth place wi...
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  • 06/06/19

    Greenpower Success!

    The Bourne Academy came 18th out of 57 competing teams in the most recent national Greenpower race and, most notably, the team won ‘Best Presented Team’ overall on the day. This year marks the 20th anniversary of the Greenpower Education Trust, a UK based charity inspiring young peopl...
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  • 14/05/19

    Emotional Scenes As Students Receive ‘Proud Letters’

    The Bourne Academy has launched a new initiative to encourage Year 11 students as they reach the summit of learning before GCSE exams begin. At a time when students are really feeling pressure, we wanted to emphasize how proud we are of them.  Last term, we wrote a secret letter to parents/care...
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  • 25/03/19

    Praise Postcards

    As part of The Bourne Academy’s commitment to promoting our students brilliance and successes, we are delighted to share with you the names of our top performing students each week. Our students are consistently rewarded with positive behaviour points for having an excellent attitude to learni...
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  • 22/03/19

    Apply Now to Join Dorset Police Cadets at The Bourne Academy

    Young people who want to enjoy fun activities while helping their community are being invited to join the county’s first volunteer police cadet unit. The scheme, set up by the Office of the Police and Crime Commissioner for Dorset with support from Dorset Police, will be based at The Bourne...
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  • 22/03/19

    Public Health Dorset Funds Physical Wellbeing Project at The Bourne Academy

    The Bourne Academy is delighted to have secured over £25,000 in funding from Public Health Dorset for its Outdoor Education provision. This funding will develop an ‘Outdoor Education & Survival School’ at the Academy, which will build a cohesive pathway, across the Academy comm...
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  • 19/03/19

    Valencia Trip 2019

    The Valencia trip was filled with excellent cultural experiences for students. On the first full day in Valencia the group walked 17km around the city sightseeing before ending the day with some free time on the beach to build sandcastles. In the days that followed the group went to ‘Museu...
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