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 […]

School Sports Leaders run ‘This Girl Can’ festival

Brookside Primary School hosted the inaugural Bicester Family Year 3/4 ‘This Girl Can’ festival on Wednesday 15 March. The aim of the event was to engage less active and less confident girls by promoting the many benefits and positive feelings sport and exercise can bring. Sixty-seven girls attended the event from the following schools; Brookside, […]

Bicester Family Sportshall Athletics

This term the Bicester School ran and organised two very successful Year 5/6 Sportshall Athletics competitions at Bicester Leisure Centre in which 245 children from eight Bicester Family Primary Schools participated including Brookside, Bure Park, Chesterton, Fritwell, Five Acres,  Kings Meadow, Southwold and St. Edburg’s Primary Schools. In both competitions children took part in various […]

First place for Year 8 cross-country competitor

On Tuesday 7 February Millie Couzens (Year 8) came first in the county cross-country competition. Millie is now going to be representing Oxfordshire in the English Schools Cross-Country Championships (running for TBS), which will take place this year at Norfolk showground, Norwich on Saturday 18 March 2017. Below is a picture of Millie who is very […]

Success for boys Year 11 football team

It’s been a busy start to the year for the boys Year 11 football team. Many of the boys got called up for the senior sixth form team early in the term. This experience proved vital for the year 11 cup games. It started with a home tie in the first round of the ESFA […]

Real tennis

On 29 September, Mrs Masterson took 9 Year 12/13 A-Level PE students to the Oratory School to experience Real tennis. This historical sport is in the students specification, so playing it was a fantastic experience and enjoyed by all.  

Bicester Area Primary Cross Country results

The North Oxfordshire School Sport Partnership (NOSSP) staged another highly successful Bicester Area Primary School Cross Country Championships, held at The Bicester School on Wednesday 21 September. Bicester Athletics Club supported the competition by setting up the course and providing officials. In addition, an incredible 89 Bicester School Sports Leaders marshalled the course encouraging pupils […]

Talent Inspiration Programme

Last week a group of our students took part in the Talent Inspiration Programme. Below you can read student Tom Couzens’ account of the experience: “9am on Wednesday 7 September saw the start of the 2016 Talent Inspiration Programme at the school games, Loughborough, and I was one of the lucky few who got to go. […]

Great success for our Sports Presentation Evening

We held a fantastic School Sports presentation evening on Thursday 14 July. Thank you to everyone who came along to celebrate another exciting year, and congratulations to all of our award winners.                     

Group of children practising sports with the Sports Leaders

Year 12 Higher Sport Leaders

During National School Sports Week, Year 12 Higher Sport Leaders organised inter-school cricket and rounders festivals for one hundred and fifty Key Stage 2 children at the neighbouring primary schools: Brookside and St. Mary’s. Bets Martin (PE Coordinator at Brookside) commented: ‘Thank you very much to the Bicester sport leaders for organising. It would be fantastic if […]