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The Bishop of Winchester Academy

The Bishop
of Winchester

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  • Education is the most powerful weapon which you can use to change the world. Nelson Mandela

  • Coming together is a beginning; keeping together is progress; working together is success. Henry Ford

  • No matter what people tell you, words and ideas CAN change the world. Robin Williams

  • I don't mind if I have to sit on the floor at school. All I want is education. And I'm afraid of no one. Malala Yousufzai

I came to give life - life in all its fullness
High expectations - no excuses

Welcome from the headteacher

Mr Paul McKeown

It is my privilege to welcome you to The Bishop of Winchester Academy. The Academy is a Church of England school that serves Bournemouth families who want their children to experience education within a distinctively Christian ethos. We are very proud of our recent Ofsted report which identified that increasing numbers of students make Outstanding progress. The report also identified Leadership and Management, student behaviour, the curr...

  • Education is the most powerful weapon which you can use to change the world.

    Nelson Mandela
  • Live as if you were to die tomorrow. Learn as if you were to live forever.

    Mahatma Ghandi
  • Everybody is a genius. But if you judge a fish by its ability to climb a tree, it will live its whole life believing that it is stupid.

    Albert Einstein

Our Ethos

Rev Jenny Nightingale

We aim for all our young people to live out our mission statement ‘Sapere Aude’- Have the Courage to be Wise. It is our mission to ensure that all children do have the courage of their own well-founded convictions, to make wise decisions that will allow them to celebrate their talents and fulfil their God-given potential. Our Vision ...

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    • Empathy 634
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The Bishop of Winchester Academy
Mallard Road, Bournemouth, Dorset, BH8 9PW
01202 512697

Reception Opening Hours:
Mon - Thu: 7.45am – 5.00pm
Fri: 7.45am – 4.15pm


For individual email addresses visit our key contacts page.

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