Transition - Class of 2029

Stuart Keen from BCP is going to be doing a drop in for parents at Boscombe family hub on Tuesdays 10am – 12pm starting 3rd August until 30th August.

The drop ins are for parents who have children starting at Avonbourne where we can talk about transition and they are also there for any parent that feels they may need some support.


We cannot wait to welcome you and your daughter to the Class of 2029!
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 28th March to the email address you used when applying for a secondary school place. If you have not received this by Friday 1st April please contact
Please ensure you have read the below documents when completing the Data Form:

Class of 2029 Welcome Presentation

Our live Welcome presentation for the Class of 2029 took place on Tuesday 8th March 2022 at 5:15 pm.
If you were unable to attend, a recording of this presentation is posted below.

Open Mornings

If you haven't already been for a tour of the Academies, please do come and see us in action and book on via 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. The price list from 2021 is linked below. We will update with the 2022 ASAP.

Stevensons Price List

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.

Uniform Policy

**Please note from September we will not be permitting velcro school shoes - the policy is due to be
updated to reflect this ASAP**

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 wraps, jacket potatoes and pasta with a variety of toppings/fillings.


Tour Video

We know this isn't the same as being able to tour the school in person but we hope our Head Boy and Head Girl, Josh and Anastasia give you a feel for some of the key places in the Academy. When you join us you will all be given a tour and a map. 

Please add a video

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