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The Bishop of Winchester Academy

The Bishop
of Winchester

  • “Whether you think you can, or think you can’t, you’re right.” Henry Ford

  • “I never lose, I either win or I learn.” Nelson Mandela

  • “You have brains in your head and feet in your shoes. You can steer yourself in any direction you choose!” Dr Seuss

  • “Tell me and I forget, teach me and I may remember, involve me and I learn.” Benjamin Franklin

  • “Education is not the learning of facts, but the training of the mind to think.” Albert Einstein

  • “Important achievements require … allies in learning.” Carol Dweck

  • “Amateurs call it genius. Masters call it practice.” Thierry Henry

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...

  • The academy, through its distinctive Christian character, is outstanding at meeting the needs of all learners.

    SIAMS - 2014
  • This is an Academy that changes lives.

    Ofsted - 2017
  • Your leadership is based on a very strong moral and ethical foundation that holds the Christian faith at its heart.

    Ofsted - 2017
  • The impact of collective worship on the academy community is outstanding.

    SIAMS - 2014
  • The effectiveness of the leadership and management of the academy as a church school is outstanding.

    SIAMS - 2014
  • The effectiveness of religious education is outstanding.

    SIAMS - 2014

Our Ethos

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 ...

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

    Reception Opening Hours:
    Mon – Thurs – 7.45am - 3.30pm

    Fri – 7.45am - 3.30


    For individual email addresses visit our key contacts page.

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