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Bournemouth School for Girls
Castle Gate Close, Castle Lane West, BH8 9UJ, UK Bournemouth
+44 (0)1202 526289


As a school we are proud of our achievements, which are made possible only by a close partnership between pupils, staff and parents. Within a supportive and caring environment, we encourage all of our pupils to give of their best, whether in the classroom or in one of the range of sporting, musical and extra curricular activities we off

Bournemouth School for Girls is a selective Grammar School with Foundation Status catering for girls aged 11-18. It also has Specialist School Status in the Humanities. The pupils have a high level of academic ability and the pace of work reflects this. We offer a happy well-disciplined environment; a highly qualified and educated staff; excellent academic traditions; a broad curriculum and wide range of extra-curricular activities; supportive pastoral care and very good facilities.


We want our pupils to be:

  • happy
  • enquiring
  • highly motivated
  • determined
  • able to reach their full potential
  • mindful of the needs of others
  • polite, tolerant and helpful
  • proud of their school


The girls at Bournemouth School for Girls have been selected because of their high academic ability. It is not felt necessary to divide them further into groups according to their ability although in years 9, 10 and 11 they are allocated to sets for Mathematics according to their pace of learning in this subject.

The School offers a broad, balanced curriculum in accordance with the National Curriculum but with some additional elements. Details of syllabuses are available on request to the school.


For details, see the separate booklet, available on request. From September 2000 government reforms brought changes to the sixth form curriculum. A2 Level courses studied in Year 13 are an extension of some of the broader range of AS Levels examined in Year 12. Students are normally expected to study 4 AS level subjects in Year 12, continuing with 3 or 4 subjects to A2 level (the full A level) in Year 13.

The key skills of communication, problem solving and working with others are developed in the Sixth Form.

The school works in collaboration with Bournemouth School. Collaboration over timetabling and subjects offered broadens the opportunities available to Sixth Form students.

The following subjects are offered at 'A' & 'AS' level (subject to sufficient demand):

Art, Biology, Chemistry, ICT, Design & Technology: Graphics, Design & Technology: Resistant Materials, Design & Technology: Textiles, Economics & Business, English Literature, English Language, French, Further Mathematics, Geography, German, History, Mathematics, Media Studies, Modern History, Music, Physics, Politics, Psychology, Religious Studies, Sociology, Sports Studies, Theatre Studies.

General Studies or Critical Thinking are taken by all students in Year 12.

All Sixth Form girls follow a course in Core Studies and have the opportunity to participate in Community Service, Work Experience, Work Shadowing, Fitness and Sporting Activities and Enterprise. The Core Studies Programme also includes Careers Education and Citizenship.


All girls are encouraged to take advantage of the many extra-curricular activities available.

Some clubs and societies are run by senior pupils for the benefit of more junior members of the school, others are run by members of staff; all have staff support. They include:

(Most meet during the lunch hour)

  • Amnesty International
  • Computer Club for Girls (CC4G)
  • Christian Union
  • Debating Society
  • Drama Club
  • Mathematics Club
  • Quiz Club
  • Science Club
  • Young Engineers
There is a strong tradition of music-making in the school. A large variety of choral and instrumental groups, ensembles and orchestras meet at lunch time and after school. There are opportunities to learn to play musical instruments and many pupils avail themselves of these. Lessons are given by visiting teachers and take place in the lunch-hour, before and after school or during school hours. The tuition is in groups and a charge is made. Full information is available from the Head of Music. Pupils are entered for the examinations of the Associated Board of the Royal Schools of Music.

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