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Transition - Confirmed Place at TBA

At The Bourne Academy, we understand that the transition from primary to secondary school is an exciting time but that it can also be daunting for students. Our Transition Programme is designed to give your child the best possible start to secondary school life.
Transition Video

Please click here to watch our transitions video. 

Follow our new starter facebook page

The Bourne Academy Parents/Carers: Year 7 students starting September 2023 - click here to access. 

2023 Letters and Communications

Transition Eve/Day Letter

Task 5 - Resilience Riddle form

Task 5 - Resilient Postcard

Task 4 - Tomato Plant upload link

Task 4 - Tomato Growing Diary

Task 4 - Independence Postcard

Task 3 -  Physical Literacy Challenge

Task 3 -  Physical Literacy Postcard

Task 2 - Self-Confidence Quiz

Task 2 - 'Self-Confidence' Postcard

Task 1 - 'Ambitious' Letter

Task 1 Ambitious Postcard

Biometrics Information 

Biometrics Registration

Steps to ASPIRE

Student Welcome Booklet 

Student Information Booklet 

Transition Letter 2 - 29.03.22

Transition Letter 1 - 08.03.22

Information for future students:

To view a map of The Bourne Academy click here

For details on catering at the Academy click here

For details on The Bourne Academy Read Programme click here

Keep up to date:
Transition Contacts:

Before House allocations, or for all SEND enquies:

Mrs Hayley Betteridge - SENDCo & Transition Lead -

Miss Lucy Dawson - SEND & Transition Aministrator -


After House allocations (in June) all queries should be directed to your child's head of house:

Miss Lauren Orchard    -      Head of Anvil              -

Ms Jaqueline Brown      -      Head of Hurst             -

Mrs Emma-Jo Farrell     -       Head of Kingswear    -

Mrs Kirsty Twigg            -       Head of Portland       -

Miss Martha Tavinor    -       Head of Calshot          -

Mrs Emily Hitchins        -       Head of Trinity           -


Meet the staff: