Success for year 11 work experience students

With the majority of exams out of the way, one group of year 11 students from The Bicester School went on work experience last week. The project was set up in partnership with the school business partner, Viridor. Eight students from The Bicester School and three from Bicester Technology Studio experienced roles from right across the […]

History Students Poetry Competition

In the February 2017 edition of the school newsletter the History Department wrote about a number of Year 9 and Year 11 History students who had written poems on the theme of the First World War and entered them into a national poetry competition run by the ‘Never Such Innocence’ charity and promoted by the […]

Oxford University visit opens students’ eyes to the world of law

Last month, The Bicester School students took part in a ‘Pathways to Law‘ programme to give them a valuable insight into the law industry. The following account of the experience was written by Year 10 students Charley Lewis and Emily Wright:  “On Friday 5 May, we attended a ‘Pathways to Law’ programme which we had […]

School trip to the Italian Alps

During the first week of Easter, Mr Courtney, Mrs Ware, Miss Wood, Mr Maddox and Sue Quinton took 39 students from years 8 and 9 to the Italian Alps, for a week of skiing. The 18 hour journey took us through France and on through the Mount Blanc tunnel into Italy. We arrived at Pila, Aosta […]

Business students learn the history and development of Alton Towers

On Tuesday 4 April, Mr Burke took a selection of year 12 and 13 students to Alton Towers as part of their Business Studies qualification. The students attended a lecture covering the history and development of Alton Towers Resort and how the brand has evolved. The students learnt about brand positioning, marketing campaigns, utilising profits, […]

Students impress at Dance Showcase

Our recent Dance Showcase evening was a fantastic success. Our students gave an impressive display of dance performances across all key stages and it was positive to see such a good turnout from parents supporting the evening. There were ballet, tap, contemporary and street dance performances, with certificates and house points awarded as well. Sarah Masterson, Head of […]

History Department and Lessons from Auschwitz Project

The History Department are active participants in the Holocaust Educational Trust’s ‘Lessons from Auschwitz’ Project, which involves sending two A-Level History students on a day’s visit to Auschwitz. The Lessons from Auschwitz project has been running since 1999 and over 30,000 students have taken part. As a department, we were very pleased to send Lily […]

A-Level History students visit Auschwitz

In the first week of March, we took part in the two-part ‘Lessons from Auschwitz’ Project, run by the Holocaust Educational Trust, where we became Auschwitz Ambassadors. We first attended an orientation seminar, where we learnt about pre-war Jewish life, and heard from a Holocaust survivor named Rudi Oppenheimer. At the age of 12, in […]

TBS Dance Showcase

We are ready and excited for tonight’s Dance Showcase! Please see below for the programme – we look forward to seeing you there: