Category: News

The Teachers’ Tea

The annual tea laid on for the new staff took place in the library this evening. Tables were decked out with tiered stands and plates of cakes, biscuits, brownies, teas and coffees. This is the...

A Motorbike in the Foyer?

Students entering the school reception will today have been met with a distinctly petroly smell. Standing in the corner, polished to within an inch of the metal work, was a 1973 Triumph Daytona T100R. The bike...

Mysterious Letter: Solved

Last week, an odd letter was found in school. It passed through various hands and eventually came to the editors of The Bournemouthian. It left a series of clues about the identity of the author....

Mysterious letter found in library

Shocked, astonished, confused, intrigued. Or at least we were when we found, lying abandoned in one of the library carrels, a note folded neatly into quarters with the following encrypted message: To whom this...

Grammar Debate: ITV Interview

As one of the last remaining grammar schools in Dorset, Bournemouth School is part of the local debate regarding the proliferation and sustainability of selective education. Echo headlines are occasionally made when major policy changes,...

House Photography Competition

The second House Photography Competition is now open! Entry closes 1st November. Last year’s winner was Darwin House – 2015-16 Results Rules Open to all students. Two categories: Colour and Movement. One submission per category. Submissions:...

The Stokoe Laboratory

This article was originally published on the Bournemouth School website. A long-serving and much respected former member of staff, Geoff Stokoe, sadly, but peacefully, passed away on 21st March 2015, aged 90 years.  Mr...

Blair’s Memoirs: Home at Last

Bournemouth School’s copy of Tony Blair’s memoirs has been relocated from UK Politics to Middle Eastern History. A righty said “We all know what a significant role the former Prime Minister has played in the systematic destabilisation and...