Transition - Class of 2030

For students starting Avonbourne Girls' Academy in September 2023



We cannot wait to welcome you and your daughter to the Class of 2030!
If you have any questions please email us:                                                       
Once you have been offered a place at Avonbourne Academy, we will email a letter welcoming you and your daughter. If you haven't received this email, a copy is posted below. Please contact us using the email address above to let us know your email address.
Welcome Letter
Our Admissions Data Forms will be sent out week beginning 6th March to the email address you used when applying for a secondary school place. If you have not received this by Friday 10th March please contact
Please ensure you have read the below documents when completing the Data Form:

Parent Information evening on Wednesday 28th June and
Transition Day on Friday 30th June 2023 

Please read the below letter emailed home to parents during WB 5th June 2023

Letter to parents 

Transition Booklet - Students should bring this with them on transition day

(Please note Miss Barr will be passing hard copies of this booklet to students during primary visits which start wb 12th June)

Slides from Parent Information Evening on Wednesday 28th June 


Parent Pay

Parents/carers will receive a letter from our payment portal 'Parent Pay' during mid-late August. Please check your junk mail if you haven't receieved this by the end of August.

This will give you details of how to sign up to our payment portal. We are a cashless school.

Students who receive Free School Meals will have £2.50 added to their account each day (this does not roll over). 50p is available to use at break time and £2.00 if available to spend at lunch or alternatively the full £2.50 at lunch

Our canteen menu for the Autumn Term is posted below:

Class of 2030 Recorded Welcome Presentation

The below presentation was shared live on Tuesday 7th March at 6:00 pm.

Open Mornings

If you haven't already been for a tour of the Academies, please do come and see us in action and book a place on one of our Open Mornings by clicking here. We can't wait to meet you!

Getting ready for September...

We know lots of parents (and students) will begin getting everything together over the next few months ready for September.

Our uniform can be purchased from Stevensons in Southbourne.

Appointments for Summer 2023

Uniform Price List 2023

Before purchasing any items (including school shoes, school bag and equipment) please refer to our detailed Uniform Policy as although some items may be advertised as 'Back to School' they may not be acceptable at Avonbourne Academy.


Students are required to bring a 30cm clear pencil case with them each day with the following items:

Compulsory Items:
30 cm long, clear plastic pencil case
Helix Maths Set (or Compass and Protractor)
30 cm ruler
Translucent reading ruler
Casio FX-83GTX calculator
3 x blue or black pens
3 x HB pencils
Highlighters (pink; orange; green; yellow)
1 x white board pen
1 x green pen 

Recommended Items:
Coloured pencils
Pencil sharpener

Cashless Catering

In the Summer Term you wull be posted a letter which details how to sign up to our Payment Parent Portal.

We are a cashless school and do no accept cash on site.

If students wish to purchase food from our canteens, parents/carers must have added payment to their account. Students will have their biometric finger print taken on either the transition day or first day in September.

At morning break we have the following items on sale:

Croissants  50p

Pizza slices made with homemade tomato sauce and cheese 50p 

Bacon Rolls £1.10

Sauage Rolls £1.00

Wraps , Rolls made to order from £1.00

Bread rolls 30p 

Butter, Jams, Sauces 10p

Drinks from 50p 

At lunch time we have a weekly menu (please click here for the current menu) alongwith subways, jacket potatoes and pasta with a variety of toppings/fillings.


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