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  • 18Oct

    0% NEET again!

    At Bournville School we believe that the most effective way to deliver Careers Education, Information, Advice and Guidance (CEIAG) is through a programme of personalised learning.  We have found that this programme is highly effective and has resulted in the school achieving a 0% NEET (Not in Education or Employment Training) outcome for our 2017 school leavers. This means that every student that left the school in year 11 in 2017 has gone on to further study or has secured a job ...

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  • 13Oct

    St Laurence Church Junior School visit

    On the 10th October we went on a trip down memory to our old primary school, St Laurence. We were given the opportunity to talk to the year 6’s about secondary school and what Bournville School is like. It was great to see our old teachers and our old fellow pupils. Mrs Cottle, the Headteacher, drove us to St Laurence, accompanied by Mr Thomas and the Bournville Bear ...

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  • 10Oct

    Latest match results

    The year 7 boys played their first matches of the season this week. The first game played was against Dame Elizabeth Cadbury, who scored early on and held on to this slender victory securing a 1-0 win. There was some excellent individual performances with Ben Sheppard going close with a free kick and Jake Baker always being in the right position within defence. Man of the match was Ben Sheppard ...

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  • 02Oct

    Sporting House Competition!

    It was the highly anticipated first sporting house competition of the year. Year 7, 5-a-side football tournament took place on the field, after school on Wednesday 27th September. Each house had 2 teams, and started with a friendly against each other. The format of the competition was within a league with each house playing against each other once ...

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  • 22Sep

    Open Evening 20th September 2017- Head of Academy Address

    Good evening parents/carers and prospective students. On behalf of the students and staff at Bournville a very warm welcome to you. Firstly, thank you for taking the time to visit our school, the staff and pupils very much appreciate it.

    My name is Joanne Cottle and I have been Head of Academy since Easter. I am delighted to see so many of you here and look forward to meeting some of you in person throughout the course of the evening. 

    Shortly, you will have an opportunity to talk to our staff and pupils and I feel confident that you will go home feeling both impressed and reassured that this school is the right school for your child ...

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  • 24Aug

    Bournville GCSE Results!

    Bournville GCSE Results!

    We are really delighted with this year’s GCSE results of which students and staff should be very proud. 77% of our students achieved passes in English and 71% achieved passes in mathematics. The combined figure for English and maths is 66% which represents an increase of 8% on last year’s results.

    We wish all of our students the very best of luck on the next stage of their journey and look forward to hearing about their future successes ...

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  • 17Aug

    Bournville A Level Results

    Students and staff at Bournville school are celebrating a successful set of A level results which have ensured students their university and apprenticeship places.

    Star performers included ...

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  • 27Jul

    Hannah Murray represents Warwickshire!

    Hannah Murray represents Warwickshire!

    Throughout the summer term, Year 10 student Hannah Murray has been representing Warwickshire under 15 Girls County Cricket Team. During the summer holiday break, she will continue to play both T20 and full 40 over matches against other counties from around the country ...

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  • 21Jul

    School Games Mark - Bronze Level Award

    School Games Mark - Bronze Level Award

    I am delighted to announce that Bournville School have achieved the Bronze School Games Mark Award for the 2016/17 academic year. The School Games Mark is a Government led award scheme launched in 2012, facilitated by the Youth Sport Trust to reward schools for their commitment to the development of competition across their school and into the community, and we are delighted to have been recognised for our success ...

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  • 20Jul

    End of term and start of new term

    End of term ( July 2017 )

    Secondary Students
    Students will take part in lessons as normal during periods 1 and 2, after which time they will have assemblies and form time, before being dismissed at 12.20pm.

    Primary Students
    Students will finish school at 12:00pm

    Start of term ( September 2017 )

    First day of term for students, Wednesday 6th September 2017:

    Secondary Students
    Students need to arrive for the times below, in full uniform and congregate on the tennis courts for their Silent Start.  Students will be in normal lessons from period 3 onwards and will need to bring all of their equipment including their PE kit.  New Year
    7 students should arrive at 9am and go straight to the PPC.  Students in other year groups should go to their form rooms for registration at the times listed below.  We would ask that students do not arrive on site more than five minutes prior to this.

    Year 7    -  9am
    Year 8    - 10.30am
    Year 9    -  10.30am
    Year 10  - 10.30am
    Year 11  - 10.10am

    Primary Students
    Students are expected back at 8:50 on the Wednesday.

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