During term time, our Reception is open weekdays as follows:

  • 08:00 – 15:45 Monday to Thursday
  • 08:00 – 15:15 Friday only

Tel 01473 742315
Fax 01473 464825
Email office@westbourne.attrust.org.uk

Members of the general public who wish to report matters concerning our students or the school buildings/grounds, should contact our Receptionist, Mrs C Kent in the first instance. During national lockdowns or school closures, please email office@westbourne.attrust.org.uk.

When the academy is closed at the weekends and during school holidays, please email us as above.  We will forward your query to the most appropriate member of staff, who will respond at the earliest opportunity.


Westbourne Academy
Marlow Road
Suffolk    IP1 5JN

Visitor parking is at the front of school.

Our private staff and community parking entrance (for sports events and lettings out of hours) can be found between Westbourne Academy and Whitehouse Primary School.

General Enquiries: office@westbourne.attrust.org.uk

Absence from School

To let us know about any past, present or future absences please telephone 01473 466145 or send an email to:


Applying for a School Place

If you are enquiring about a place at Westbourne for your child, you may telephone our Miss Alcock on 01473 466136 or send her an email:


Our postcode is IP1 5JN, and our main entrance is located on Marlow Road.

There are both vehicle and pedestrian visitor entrance gates at the front of the academy, and there are dedicated visitor parking spaces identified (including two disabled parking spaces).

All visitors must report to reception on arrival.

There is also a large secure parking area to the west of our site, with the entrance near to Whitehouse Juniors school. This area is accessible to staff only during school hours, but is available for those hiring our facilities in the evenings and at weekends.

Contact Information


– Mr M Bouckley (mark.bouckley@westbourne.attrust.org.uk)

Vice Principal (Curriculum Implementation & Staffing)

– Mrs M Woodhouse (marianne.woodhouse@westbourne.attrust.org.uk)

Assistant Principal (Safeguarding, Behaviour and Attitudes)

– Mrs C Cook (cathy.cook@westbourne.attrust.org.uk)

Assistant Principal (Curriculum Impact)

– Mr R Hawkes (Richard.hawkes@westbourne.attrust.org.uk)

Assistant Principal (Literacy, Curriculum Intent and Implementation)

– Mrs R Green (Rachel.Green@westbourne.attrust.org.uk)

Assistant Principal (Personal Development)

– Mr A Smith (andy.smith@westbourne.attrust.org.uk)

Pastoral Team

For non-urgent, day to day matters, the first point of contact between home and school is your child’s form tutor/s.

For urgent matters, please contact your child’s Pastoral Lead or Head of House.


Pastoral Lead – Miss G Partridge (01473 466172)


Head of House – Mr M Agate (01473 466143)



Pastoral Lead – Mrs K  Jacobs (01473 466171)


Head of House – Mr D Payne (01473 466109)



Pastoral Lead – Mrs M Jones (01473 466169)


Head of House – Mr A Durrant (01473 466168)



Senior Pastoral Lead – Mrs C Clarke (01473 466170)


Head of House – Mr C Arrow (01473 466102)


Emails can be relayed to your child’s Pastoral Lead, Head of Year or subject teachers. Send your email to office@westbourne.attrust.org.uk and state your child’s full name and the name of the person you wish to contact. They will respond to your email within 48 hours unless it is of a safeguarding nature in which case they will come back to you as soon as practicably possible.

Safeguarding Queries

For queries relating to safeguarding issues, please contact either Mrs Cook the DSL or Mrs Clarke the Deputy DSL (see above for details).

Mrs C Cook – Designated Safeguarding Lead: 07789 926352

Mrs C Clarke – Deputy Designated Safeguarding Lead: 07850 922577

Exam Queries

Any current, future or historical exam related queries, should be addressed to our Exams Officer, Mrs Fulcher on 01473 466108. When the academy is closed, please email Mrs Fulcher instead and she will respond as soon as she is able to do so: