Our Curriculum Intent

Bourne Community College aims to prepare students for a lifelong love of learning, recognising students as individuals with unique abilities, interests and backgrounds.

We aim to provide an excellent educational experience for students by:

  • Providing a broad, balanced and accessible curriculum for all students which fits their individual needs
  • Providing learning opportunities which allow students to develop transferrable skills
  • Fostering high aspirations and educate, inspire and enable students to access future opportunities, progressing to Further and Higher Education
  • Developing students’ skills in Literacy and Numeracy to support their studies and their future pursuits
  • Empowering students to remain safe, healthy and socially responsible members of the community by providing social, moral, spiritual and cultural learning opportunities.

Our Timetable

Bourne Community College operates a weekly timetable with six fifty-minute lessons per day (See Calendar for times of college day).

In Key Stage 3 (Years 7, 8 and 9) we teach a broad and balanced curriculum which follows the governments current National Curriculum for maintained schools. This includes the core subjects of English, Maths and Science together with the foundation subjects of Art, Drama, Music, Food TechnologyDesign Technology, ICT, French, Spanish, History, Geography, PSE, PE and RE.

In Key Stage 4 (Years 10 and 11) all students study the core subjects of English Language, English Literature, Maths, Science (Trilogy or seperate Biology, Chemistry & Physics), Personal Development and Core PE. Students then choose 3 additional subjects from a long list which includes Art, Business Studies, Child Care, Drama, Engineering, Food TechnologyDesign Technology, ICT, MusicFrench, Spanish, History, GeographyPE, PE/Sport and RE.

For any queries relating to our Curriculum provision, please contact Charlie Colley, Assistant Headteacher for Curriculum and Assessment: ccolley@bourne.org.uk.

Our Mission

To ensure every student achieves great outcomes to flourish and be successful
To have high expectations of all staff and students
To respect those in our community locally, nationally and internationally

Our Vision

To be the school of choice and the Learning Hub for the locality

Our Values

Our values respect the charter of the UNICEF rights of the Child and our Bourne ID mirrors this. We gained GOLD status as a rights respecting School and are building on this great achievement

TWITTER

7 days ago
RRSA - GOLD STATUS!
The Bourne is delighted to have been re-accredited Gold Status as a Rights Respecting school.
Huge congratulations to our RRSA lead, Jo Ward and her team of RRSA ambassadors. https://t.co/zrRAJn0EFQ
1 week ago
We are delighted to share that former student, Lucy Conway, has received a scholarship to Pearl River Community College in Mississippi, starting this August. Lucy, who knew she was destined for a future in sports, will be playing soccer for the 'Wildcats'. Congratulations Lucy! https://t.co/21QirZdYRu

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