The Bicester School celebrates Good Ofsted rating

The Bicester School has been awarded a good rating following an Ofsted inspection on 5 and 6 June 2018. The school was rated good across five of the six key categories, including: the effectiveness of leadership and management; quality of teaching, learning and assessment; personal development; behaviour and welfare; outcomes for pupils and overall effectiveness. […]

Update to Sports Day timings

We are pleased to invite parents to The Bicester School annual Sports Day on the 29th June 2018. The track programme will start at 8.55am , finishing at 11am. The event timings have been altered due to the forecast high temperatures and lack of shade. During this time, parents are more than welcome to join […]

Charity Fest – School Talent Show

The Year 10 music class are hosting a charity event for Cancer Research hosted in the Lower School Hall on the Thursday 28 June 2018. If you like pop, rock, dancing and singing then this is a show for you! We have a very diverse range of acts performing, from the 6th form BTEC music band […]

North Oxfordshire Tennis Qualifiers Tournament

On Friday the 15 of June, 9 students from The Bicester School competed in the North Oxfordshire Tennis Qualifiers tournament. Success would be the theme of the day with the girls Under 13 team consisting of Grace (Year 8) and Ines (Year 7) winning the Under 13 division and beating both girls Under 15 teams […]

Helping students to eat healthy

This week, The Bicester School has been helping to promote healthy eating in schools as part of Healthy Eating Week. Yesterday, there was a stall during break handing out free homemade ‘smoothie shots’ to pupils.  Before receiving one, pupils had to talk through what healthy foods they had eaten that week. This opened up an […]

History Students Poetry Competition

In the February 2018 edition of the school newsletter the History Department wrote about the 80 plus Year 9 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 Historical Association. This […]

Under 19 Basketball

On Wednesday 23 May, The Bicester School U19 Basketball team took on St Clare’s in the county final. The team were unbeaten heading into the final after having a fantastic season and achieving 6 wins out of 6 in the group stages. We had played at St Clare’s previously and narrowly won by one point, […]

Create and Cook Competition

Yesterday, students Robin Cummings and Abby Cladingboel took part in the Oxfordshire finals of the Create and Cook Competition at the Oxford Brookes University Cookery School. The dishes they created were: Robin’s rejuvenating Asparagus and Alice’s Goats Cheese Tart with a twist of Lemon, served with a Rhubarb and Chilli Chutney. Abby’s blissful Beetroot Ravioli […]

Easter School sessions

During the Easter Holidays, staff at The Bicester School offered Year 11, Year 12 and 13 students the opportunity to attend a number of revision sessions. The school was open to students on Tuesday 3rd April until Friday 6th April in which students were allowed to come into school for some supervised, independent study and […]

Students receive insightful lecture from National Technology Adviser

On Friday 27 April, Liam Maxwell the National Technology Adviser for HM Government, came in to speak to Years 10 and 12 as part of the Speakers for Schools ‘What Skills Will Young People Need For Work in 2030?’ campaign. Year 12 students Thomas and Nikita gave their experiences of the insightful lecture: Thomas Horsman – Year […]