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  • 08/11/16


    TECHNICAL ISSUES: The Academy is still experiencing difficulties with its phone lines. If your child will be absent for any reason, or for any urgent enquiries, could you please contact
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  • 15/01/20

    JP Morgan Chase & Co Fund New Projector for Academy’s SEND Provision

    The Bourne Academy is delighted to have received a generous donation of over £1,100 from J.P. Morgan Chase & Co towards the purchase of a new classroom projector for our new nurture space, called ‘The Bridge’. The Bridge Room is a new provision at The Bourne Academy aiming t...
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  • 13/01/20

    Positive Points

    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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  • 13/01/20

    Academy Students Read 2 Million Words

    The Bourne Academy has launched a brand-new tutor time reading programme. Based on research by Doug Lemov and the Greenshaw Learning Trust, the decision was taken to introduce this fantastic initiative at the Academy.   The pilot for the programme was introduced in September, led by Portland...
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  • 16/12/19

    Ofsted Inspection November 2019 – Academy Graded ‘GOOD’

    The Bourne Academy is delighted and immensely proud to announce that it has been graded as ‘GOOD’ in the latest Ofsted Inspection at the end of November. During a recent two-day inspection, by four Ofsted Inspectors, The Bourne Academy welcomed the chance to showcase the hard work and...
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  • 25/11/19

    Using Outdoor Education Sessions to Bridge the Gap on Attainment

    Earlier this year, The Bourne Academy was delighted to have secured over £25,000 in funding from Public Health Dorset for its Outdoor Education provision. This funding has developed an ‘Outdoor Education & Survival School’ at the Academy - a provision to build a cohesive pathwa...
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  • 22/10/19

    27th Best Performing School Internationally in the Scratch Built F24 Competition

    The Bourne Academy is delighted to announce that it’s Greenpower team, entered the Greenpower International Finals at Silverstone on 17 October. The Bourne Academy is ranked the 27th best performing School internationally in the scratch built F24 competition. The Academy took two cars to th...
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  • 02/10/19

    The Bourne Academy Reaches International Greenpower Finals

    The Bourne Academy is delighted to announce that its Greenpower team, has qualified for the Greenpower International Finals at Silverstone. The F24 scratch built car called ‘Bourne Bobcat’ represents two years of special design, hard work and self-funding – it was built and welded...
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  • 22/08/19

    The Bourne Academy Delighted with 2019 GCSE Results ​​​​​​​

    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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  • 22/08/19

    The Bourne Academy Success A-Level & Vocational Results 2019

    35% of all grades were A*- B across all subjects 60% of all grades were A*- C across all subjects 98% A* to E grades achieved All Year 13 students have secured their choice of University or course of study
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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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