Joining in Year 7 2024

Welcome to Year 7 – 2024

The aim of Year 7 is to make a successful transition to secondary school. We recognise that this is not a small challenge; Year 7s enter secondary school and are expected to be significantly more independent. Our goal is to take students from being primary school students to secondary school students who understand their responsibilities. Responsibility is a key theme running throughout our personal development curriculum. Not just responsibility for our belongings and homework but also our responsibility for our actions and how they impact others. A core part of Year 7 is understanding that we will all make mistakes, it’s part of growing up, but how we learn from our experiences will make us stronger and kinder individuals. Our curriculum focuses on six key modules to develop this: diversity, future, mental health, online world, physical health and relationships. These modules centre around what is means to be a Year 7 at Bourne End Academy and how we support students in their progression towards becoming future leaders.

 

Reading list

How to Look for a Lost Dog by Ann Martin

Chike and the River by Chinua Achebe

You are a Champion by Marcus Rashford

Wonder by RJ Palacio

The Goldfish Boy by Lisa Thompson

 

Summer School 2024

This year our summer school will run from Monday 19th August to Wednesday 21st August.  Please register your interest by completing this form:  click here.

 

Leaders Day 2024

Tuesday 4th September Year 7 Leaders Day – arrival at 8.30am, depart at 3.10pm

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