• U3A Christmas performance

    U3A Christmas performance

    More than 40 of our music students “performed beautifully” to over 150 senior citizens at the Christmas meeting of the Cheltenham branch of the U3A (University of the Third Age) at St Matthew’s Church on 11th December.

  • Prepare to be rocked!

    Prepare to be rocked!

    Rehearsals are well underway for our annual amateur production – We Will Rock You – a rousing musical featuring many of Queen’s much-loved classic hits including Bohemian Rhapsody, A Kind of Magic and, of course, We Will Rock You.

  • Headteacher’s Blog

    Headteacher’s Blog

    Headteacher Gareth Burton reveals why high attendance levels are so important, and gives a round-up of key events taking place this term.


Bournside gains bronze anti-bullying mark

We are proud to be awarded the bronze anti-bullying quality mark by ABQM-UK (Anti-Bullying Quality Mark-UK) – the first secondary school in Gloucestershire to gain this recognition.

Technology enhanced learning

An iPad School

At Bournside, students use iPads in their lessons, provided through our parental contribution scheme.


Message from the Headteacher

I offer you a warm welcome to our school.

At Bournside we aim for every student to develop the knowledge, skills and self-confidence to become the best they can be. We strive to secure the highest standards of achievement for all our students and pride ourselves on knowing and understanding every individual. We describe ourselves as being: open, energetic, outgoing, friendly, safe, supportive, healthy, professional and self-aware. These are not simply nine words, they are our core values and underpin everything we do...

Gareth Burton


School Calendar

14th Dec 2018
Y12 EPQ visit
14th Dec 2018
Y13 Business - Racing to School event
14th Dec 2018 | 09:00 - 11:00
House Matches Year 9
14th Dec 2018 | 11:00 - 13:30
House Matches Year 11
17th Dec 2018
Year 11 Whole year group and individual photos
17th Dec 2018
Week 1