• Apprentice in Armes

    Apprentice in Armes

    Sophia, in year 7, has recently become an Apprentice in Armes. The Apprentices in Armes are the cadet branch of the Sealed Knot: the Society of Roundheads and Cavaliers. The society specialises in the re-enactment, history and commeration of the English Civil War.

  • Appointment of new Head Teacher

    Appointment of new Head Teacher

    The Governing Body of the school have appointed Gareth Burton as its new Head teacher. Gareth will assume this post on 1st September 2017.

  • The £10 Challenge

    The £10 Challenge

    The year 9’s were recently tasked with raising as much money as possible for a chosen charity using a £10 budget.

  • Brilliant Club Graduation

    Brilliant Club Graduation

    The year 8 Brilliant Club for this term recently celebrated their graduation at St. John’s College, the University of Oxford!

  • EPQ Celebration

    EPQ Celebration

    23 of our post-16 students have completed their EPQ this year, making this our highest completion rate for EPQ as a school!

  • National Biology Challenge

    National Biology Challenge

    Amie and Jasper have made Bournside history this week after becoming our first ever students to receive the Gold Award in the National Biology Challenge!


Teaching Taster Day

Fourteen people took part in our Teaching Taster Day on 6th June, in which they learnt how to plan a lesson and then delivered it to students – they were also given information about the various pathways into teaching.


Welcome to Cheltenham Bournside School and Sixth Form Centre

We are intensely proud of our vibrant and forward looking school community and believe we offer a superb standard of education. Our core belief is that every student develops the knowledge, skills and self-confidence to become the best they can be. Bournside is a popular and successful 11-18 Academy with approximately 1700 students, of which approaching 400 are in the Sixth Form.

Allan Foulds, Headteacher

School calendar

Jun 23rd, 2017 
all day

Y12 mock interviews
Jun 26th, 2017 
all day

Week 2
Jun 27th, 2017 
all day

Y8/9 Black Country Museum trip
Jun 27th, 2017 Jun 29th, 2017
all day

Y8 Learning experience day
Jun 27th, 2017 
all day

Parent voice forum