Due to the social restrictions of COVID-19, we are unable to host our traditional open evening for Year 6 pupils and parents this evening. Instead we have created and compiled the following information and videos about our academy. Please explore and find out why Westbourne is a good choice of school:

– our digital Prospectus 2020-21

– 360 Google tour of the academy

– curriculum journey maps for KS3 and KS4

– a virtual video guide by Year 8 students

– an introductory video by the Principal

– an introduction by Mr Pashler to the Cadet Force

– ‘All About Westbourne’ Quiz!

– 2020 Fast Guide for Year 7 students who started with us in September

– Frequently Asked Questions

– click here to send us your questions via our digital form

You can read a copy of the letter from the Principal that was shared with Year 6 parents via their primary schools here:

We have limited availability on our face-to-face tours which take place between 4.00 – 6.00pm, Monday to Thursday from 1st October.  The tours, which are of 45 minutes in length, will take place with a member of the senior leadership team.  Priority will be given to families who have not visited us before.

To check availability and book your place, please call Miss Alcock on 01473 466136 between 8.30am – 3.45pm weekdays or leave a voicemail.

To apply for a  place at Westbourne Academy for transfer to high school in September 2021, please contact Suffolk County Council Admissions Office (Telephone 0345 600 0981). All applications for transfer to high school are dealt with by Suffolk County Council. The deadline for making applications is 31 October 2020. You can go to the SCC school places website here: