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Joining in Year 7 2022

Welcome to Year 7 – 2022

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


Leadership Day – 5th September

Leadership Day is the first day we welcome our Year 7s to Bourne End Academy.

Students should wear their full school uniform and bring their equipment pack.

Please arrive at the top gate (next to Bourne End Junior Sports Club) at 8.30am where you will be registered and greeted by your Head of Year and Form Tutors.

Lunch will be provided and our Year 7s first day will finish at 12.30pm.

Summer School 2022

This year our summer school will run from Tuesday 30th August to Thursday 1st September.

Transition Evening & Day 2022

We will hold our transition evening for parents on Monday 4th July at 6.30pm.  Transition day will be held on Tuesday 5th July where all students joining us in Year 7 will spend the day at BEA.


Admission Forms and Transition Evening and Day 2022


SEND Transition Pack for Students

Sign up for Music Lessons



“We both wanted to say thank you to all the staff at Bourne End Academy throughout this uncertain time. The quick response to emails, the welfare check phone calls, the continuous praise and knowing that you have all continued to support not just my son, but myself too! It really is so lovely to see and now I know how my son feels when he is at school and why he feels so happy and supported.”

Current Year 7 Parent



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