• Luke James

    We are very GW proud of Luke James here at GW academies! Luke recently helped raise nearly £250 raising money for Macmillan cancer by hosting a coffee morning. Luke also represented the Dorset Army Cadets on Remembrance Sunday and was chosen as one of the cadets to lay a wreath. 

    Well done Luke for your recent great work!

    We are very GW proud of Luke James here at GW academies! Luke recently helped raise nearly £250 raising money for Macmillan cancer by hosting a coffee morning. Luke also represented the Dorset Army Cadets on Remembrance Sunday and was chosen as one of the cadets to lay a wreath. Well done Luke for your recent great work!
    We are very GW proud of Luke James here at GW academies! Luke recently helped raise nearly £250 raising money for Macmillan cancer by hosting a coffee morning. Luke also represented the Dorset Army Cadets on Remembrance Sunday and was chosen as one of the cadets to lay a wreath. Well done Luke for your recent great work!

  • Alumni

    Winton alumni Henry Wilkinson has just graduated from Cambridge with a 2:1 in Norse, Anglo-Saxon and Celtic. We are really delighted that he has chosen to join the teaching profession.

  • Winners of the United Learning Best In Everyone Awards
    Category Winner
    Drama KS3 Prize                            Rose Moore
    Technology KS3 Prize Amy Stradwick-Snell
    Music Composition KS4 Lauren Dickison
    RS KS4 Prize Ellie Sampson
    Young Hero KS3 Mia Ingram
    Young Hero KS4 Prach "Mickey" Sittivech
    Leader of the Year Tegan Ridgway
    Inspirational Teacher Danielle Fisher
  • Year 7 Boys 10k Charity Run

    Three Year 7 boys (Tom, Sam and Daniel), took it upon themselves to organise and run a 10k run in aid of the school's chosen charity, Cardiomyopathy UK. To this extent, they set up their own JustGiving page, set a date for the run, planned a route and drummed up as much sponsorship as they could.

    On Saturday 21st April they ran a brilliant 10k along the seafront in 57 minutes, and raised over £900 which, I trust you agree, is a truly impressive amount.

  • Ex student joins Middlesex Cricket Team

    Ex student Tom Barber is part of the Middlesex Cricket Team for this season after developing his interest in cricket in year 7 as part of Mr Antell's team.

    Well Done Tom!

  • Cardiomyopathy UK
  • Year 8 Football Team

    The year 8 football team have had a fantastic run in the National cup winning 6 matches and making it to the last 16 in the country. Unfortunately the boys were knocked out of the competition, losing 2-1 to Beechen Cliff. The game was played in great spirit with very few clear cut chances being created on Hamworthy uniteds 3g pitch. Both teams looked to get the ball down and played some fantastic football, however were unable to breakdown two strong defences. The boys conceded 3/4 of the way into the first half from a wonder strike coming from the visitors central midfielder Kamari Doyle. Who was a constant threat throughout. The boys then conceded there second half way through the second half through an unfortunate rebound off the cross by coming off the back of Wintons Jamie White. Who managed to reclaim the ball only for it to be given as over the line by the linesman minutes later. The boys then responded with a fantastic strike from Ryan Chavez-Munez from 25 yards! Despite adopting a high press there were no mistakes made by the visitors with the refereeing blowing for full time at 2-1. 

    The photo below shows the boys enjoying there fresh new kit financed by the SWAG community! 

  • Lewis Brown

    We are very proud of Lewis Brown, a student within our Year 7 cohort, who has been helping vulnerable students at a local primary school. Lewis attends a 'Change for Life' after school club every Thursday at St Lukes primary school where he helps students who lack confidence, have friendship issues or generally find school hard. He has also recently gained a First Aid Skills Training certificate following a 3 week programme. Well done Lewis on helping others.


    The Jon Egging Hall was recently transformed into a farmland for the students' performances of HONK! featuring a cast 
    of over 50 students!

    The show, which was the culmination of months of hard work from all involved, wowed the audiences with singing, dancing, colourful costumes and talking animals! What more could we have possibly wished for? A huge well done to the cast and crew - We look forward to seeing what's next from the Expressive Arts! #GWProud

  • Bright Spark

    We are very proud that ex-student George Smith is Bournemouth's National APSE Award Winning Apprentice.  George joined the apprentice scheme and has been training as an electrician. 

    If you would like to find out more about the Apprentice scheme please contact jenny.mauer@bournemouth.gov.uk

  • The Little Princess Trust

    Tia Williams (7LIr) recently decided to do something incredible to help out others less fortunate than her. Tia wanted to raise awareness for a charity called The Little Princess Trust. The charity receives donations of hair to make wigs for young girls suffering hair loss through cancer treatment or other illnesses. She very bravely had 10 inches of her hair removed showing true selflessness! What a fantastic thing to do! Well done Tia! #GWProud

  • Yr 9 ESFA National Cup

    Friday 12 January saw the Year 9 boys GW football squad travel almost 100 miles to Tiverton (Devon) to play in the last 16 of the ESFA national cup against Tiverton High School. Following a mammoth journey, our boys (perhaps understandably) started slowly and were lucky to keep the score at 0v0 for the first 30 minutes, with some heroics from Will Ventham in goal. 

    However, just before halftime, GW went 1v0 up against the run of play through Bartu Siva! A much improved second half performance saw GW create several chances but couldn't score and then suddenly it was 1v1 via a good Tiverton goal. With the match looking almost certainly to be heading to extra time, unbelievably Tiverton broke away and scored in the 3rd minute of added time to win the game 2v1 meaning heartbreak for our boys. Gutted is an understatement! 

    Well done to all students involved this season, including those who couldn't travel due to injury. Reaching Round 6 of the national cup is a great achievement and students should be proud of a good season.

  • The Little Princess Trust

    Acacia Christopher (7CSi) decided to do something incredible on the last day of term before breaking up for Christmas. Acacia wanted to raise awareness for a charity close to her heart called The Little Princess Trust. The charity receives donations of hair to make wigs for young girls. She very bravely had all of her hair shaved off, showing true selflessness! What an amazing thing for her to do! Well done Acacia, we are very proud of you! #GWProud

  • Volunteering

    Winton Academy students completed 480 volunteering hours for 8 different Social Action Projects, helping to raise £1557.11 for their chosen causes.

    In total students from Glenmoor and Winton Academies raised £2945.11, which is an incredible achievement! 

    Below is a list of the organisations the students supported:

    BCHA, New Leaf Allotment

    Bournemouth War Memorial Homes

    Somerford Children’s Centre

    BCHA Supported Housing, Waverly House

    Portfield School, Autism Wessex

    St Walburga’s Catholic Primary School

    Kings Park Allotment, Tricuro

    Kingsleigh Primary School

    Harbour Challenge

    Highmead Farm, Ferndown

    Fernheath Play, West Howe

    Kings Park Nursery

  • Tennis Star - Ten Pro Global Junior Tour Mouratoglu

    My first ever international tournament. 420 players from 57 different countries came down to Mouratoglou in Biot, South of France.

    The players came from 5 different continents and some of the most unlikely places like Syria and Greenland. Players came from as far as Canada, USA, Brazil, Seychelles. In my age category (2003 boys) there were 56 players. I played four matches over the week. I won 2 and lost 2.

    My first match was against a boy of Italy. I won my match 3-6, 7-6, 6-1.

    My second match was against a top player from Sweden. I lost 0-6, 2-6.

    My third match was against another Swedish player which I won 6-0, 6-0.

    My final match was against a Swedish boy again. I lost this match 3-6, 3-6.

    My brother also participated in the tournament in the 10 and under. He won his first match against Luxembourg, he won his second match against Belarus and he won his third match against a French boy. Unfortunately he lost in the finals against another French boy, but was very happy to become runner up. He received a huge trophy and a goodie bag. It was a great experience.

  • Striking Chords!

    Students from across G&W Academies were amongst 300 young aspiring musicians who took part in Striking Chords, SoundStorm’s biennial Music Hub celebration, last July in Upton Country Park. A sold out event attracting 500 ticket holders, sponsored by the prestigious BSO and engaging over 15 schools and 20 Music Hub Partners, the event was captured and a short film has recently made available https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=R7MfIIWioLE

    The G&W students came together in a number of ways; a vocal harmony group from the ever keen Year 7 (now 8) grammar stream, their jazz band and in response to the mass ensemble finale, the Year 7 vocalists led by Miss Cade added a choral input to the closing moments of the daylong event. 

    Attended by both the Mayors of Poole and Bournemouth, Arts Council England regional rep’s, various head teachers and local Councillors, the event has been highly praised not only for the scope of its programming but the additional offer it makes towards giving musicians an inspiring performance opportunity that’s a step away from the norm!

  • 100% Attendance - awards breakfast!
    On Thursday 19th October eighty Year 7-10 students attended a rewards breakfast to highlight the hard work, 100% attendance and the most house points achieved over the first half term. All students were able to enjoy a continental breakfast with students from different year groups and celebrate their achievement. This was a fantastic opportunity for heads of year to spend quality time with some of the most hardest working students in their year groups. 
  • Year 7 Open Evening speaker


    Jamie Beeton Yr 7, for speaking so fantastically well at our open evenings in front of approx 200 parents and students - less than a week after starting here at GW!


  • Praise from Local MP
    Conor Burns MP has written to Winton to congratulate the Academy on their great Summer results. Visit the Winton website to read the letter.
  • Duke of Edinburgh Bronze Award

    A massive well done to the following students for completing their Bronze Duke of Edinburgh Award:

    Archie Birks

    Marcus Jemeljanovs

    James Saund

    Particular credit to James Saund who volunteered at a local food bank for 6 months.

  • Teaching Star of Future Award Finalist

    Congratulations to Penny Day who is a finalist in @RockStarAwards Teaching Star of Future Award-inspiring! 

  • Coffee Morning - Macmillan
    On Friday 29th September it was the National Coffee Morning Day for Macmillan. Bournemouth North Rotary Club held a Charity Golf Day at Knighton Heath Golf Club. We had fifteen teams entered mainly from local Golf Clubs including Parkstone,  Ferndown,  Knighton Heath,  Meyrick Park and Crane Valley. We also had an entry from Glenmoor & Winton Academy consisting of  Leon Lima – Teacher plus three students namely Sacha and brothers Cameron and Kieran. At the end of the day Leon had excelled himself in winning both the Longest Drive competition and the Nearest the Pin prize. The winning team of the whole event was the Glenmoor & Winton Team.   The prizes were presented by Matthew Moore of GALES SOLICITORS who sponsored the event. The team all won a trophy, a voucher and a bottle pf Bubbly.  However bearing in mind my duties as a School Governor I made sure I handed the bottles to the parents. Many commented on how smart they were and how polite and well mannered they were during the day.  The amount raised on the day was  £2,700.

High Achievement, High Standards

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