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  • 19/03/19

    Bagels For Breakfast

    The Bourne Academy together with catering providers Innovate is delighted to announce that, following a recent fundraising bid, it have been selected to join in the National School Breakfast Programme. Funding for the programme comes from the Department for Education and is being delivered by a part...
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  • 14/03/19

    National Careers Week 2019 at The Bourne Academy

    For National Careers week 2019, staff at The Bourne Academy have been sharing their own career journeys with students and highlighting the skills they have learned in previous roles. Throughout the week, workshops and talks have taken place to inspire students to think about their own career pathway...
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  • 06/03/19

    The Bourne Academy Highlights the Importance of Conservation through ASPIRE Day

    The Bourne Academy have enjoyed a conversation themed ASPIRE day today.  At The Bourne Academy, students are assessed through subject-led Aspire Days, where they spend the day working in teams on various projects. They will develop into literate, numerate, global citizens who ASPIRE, and the cu...
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  • 06/03/19

    Dorset’s First Police Cadet Unit To Be Based at The Bourne Academy

    The call has gone out for volunteers who want to inspire Dorset’s young people by leading the county’s first volunteer police cadet unit. The scheme, being set up by the Office of the Police and Crime Commissioner for Dorset, will be based at the Bourne Academy and will start taking i...
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  • 28/01/19

    Students Learn About the Effects of Arson through Courtroom Drama

    This week at The Bourne Academy Year 8 students took part in an exciting workshop called ‘Heathland Arson Courtroom Drama,’ delivered by the Urban Heath Partnership and supported by Dorset Fire and Rescue Service. The session was very engaging and students learned about the devastatin...
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  • 29/11/18

    Conor Burns MP Visits The Bourne Academy

    Local MP Conor Burns visited The Bourne Academy last week. He met with a group of Year 7 and Sixth Form students. Mr Burns was introduced by a member of Youth Parliament and the session started with a short poem about what makes a good school, written by three Year 7 girls. Later Conor Burns answere...
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  • 29/11/18

    Baroness Rock Visits The Bourne Academy

    The Bourne Academy is delighted to have recently welcomed House of Lords member, Baroness Kate Rock and successful local business woman Katushka Giltsoff as guest speakers. The pair gave inspirational talks to our business studies students through the ‘Speakers for Schools’ forum, sharin...
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  • 06/09/18

    J.P. Morgan Chase Funds New Automated System at The Bourne Academy

      The Bourne Academy is delighted to have received a generous donation of over £700 from J.P. Morgan Chase Bank towards the purchase of two new iPads to support our new automated slip system, in time for the new term. The new system will log attendance anomalies during the Academy d...
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  • 23/08/18


    The Bourne Academy, an all ability state-funded secondary Academy established by its sponsor Canford School in 2010, is delighted to announce another outstanding set of examination results, both in terms of grades and levels of progress achieved. Mark Avoth, Principal, said “I am delighted...
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  • 16/08/18

    A level results 2018!

      The Bourne Academy Success – Sixth Form Results  Best ever A Level results:   ·         100% A* to E grades achieved for the third year running (national average is 97.6...
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  • 19/07/18

    Greenpower Race at Goodwood

    The Greenpower Charity aims to inspire an enthusiasm for Science, Technology, Engineering and Mathematics (STEM) subjects in young people. Engineering is one of The Bourne Academy’s specialisms and, as such, the students have enjoyed being involved with the Greenpower project. Our dedicated te...
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  • 26/06/18

    The Bourne Academy Hosts BBC Radio 4's 'The Kitchen Cabinet'

      The Bourne Academy was chosen to host a group of celebrities visiting from BBC Radio 4 last night. Jay Rayner and the BBC came to Bournemouth to launch a new series of the popular panel programme ‘The Kitchen Cabinet,’  featuring experts Dr Annie Gray, specialist in the hi...
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