Duke of Edinburgh’s Bronze and Silver Award Presentation, by Sofia Antunes Trabuco

On Tuesday 27 November at the Bicester School there was yet again another well-deserved Duke of Edinburgh’s Award evening filled with joyous smiles and laughter from both the Bronze and Silver Award participants and their parents. The Lecture Theatre was filled to the brim with delighted parents and the participants, who had taken time and effort […]

Prospective students gain a glimpse into Sixth Form life at The Bicester School

On Wednesday 14 November, The Bicester School held its Sixth Form Open Event for prospective students and their families, welcoming in new faces, as well as current students. Visitors were able to take a look around the Sixth Form facilities, including its Common Room and Library, along with the chance to speak with individual departments […]

Year 11 student won Young Volunteer of the Year

On the 13th November Callum West in Year 11 attended the Cherwell awards and won Young Volunteer of the Year. This was for tennis and Bicester Healthy Schools Ambassador work. He was interviewed by BBC radio and will be aired next week sometime.

Year 7 Students participated in a Christmas Shoebox appeal

This month, Year 7 forms have been participating in a shoebox appeal for the Charity Link to Hope. Students have been collecting items with which to send to children and families who may not have many Christmas presents. Items have included toys, sweets, colouring books, scarfs, soap, as well as many other items. The students […]

History students commemorate the First World War, 2018

Once again the History Department and History students have participated in the Royal British Legion’s campaign to remember the fallen of the First World War, and this year the poppy will be planted in the Centenary Field of Thanks at the National Memorial Arboretum in Staffordshire. The National Memorial Arboretum is the nation’s centre of […]

Running the Oxford half marathon for two amazing charities

This month, Year 13 student Joshua Pascoe and Assistant Headteacher, Wayde Vardy, ran the Oxford Half Marathon, raising money for two great causes. Joshua ran for Alzheimer’s Society, whilst Wayde raised money for Cancer Research UK.  Joshua said:  “The Oxford half marathon was my first ever half marathon; I had been planning it for some […]

Open Event success

On Thursday 4 October, we welcomed prospective students and parents to our annual Open Evening event. During the evening, visitors were given the opportunity to have an informal tour of the school and talk to staff. As always, we were really well supported by a large number of our students who helped within departments, with […]

Bicester Sign Language Club

We had a great turnout for the first session, with eight students from Year 7, Year 11 and the Sixth Form keen to learn how to sign and communicate with those who use British Sign Language. Although just starting, they showed great enthusiasm and had great fun practising the alphabet while playing hang man. We also […]

Hot Chocolate and Doughnut Rewards for Key Stage 3 Students

Every Friday this term staff have been nominating Key Stage 3 students for their amazing work, wonderful manners and commitment to extra-curricular activities at The Bicester School. Each week the Head of Year selects two deserving winners who receive the award at break time on Friday. Pictured below are the winners from week 1. Mr […]

The Bicester School students celebrate GCSE results

Significant improvement in GCSE English and science results Year 11 students at The Bicester School are celebrating this morning after collecting their GCSE results. The improved exam results come after a very successful Ofsted inspection in June 2018, where the school was rated as ‘Good’ for the second time in a row. GCSE grades have […]

Easter school will take place for Year 11's and 6th form: Monday 8th April - Thursday 11th April