Shoebox appeal

Year 8 students wanted to help other children less fortunate than them this Christmas. They donated over 40 shoeboxes and organised a charity bake sale that raised an amazing £55! They, along with students from other years that got involved (and staff too!), worked together to make Christmas extra special for many children.

A peek into the university experience

Mrs Ware recently accompanied 34 year 10 students to Oxford Brookes University to experience a day on campus and work with current 2nd and 3rd year undergraduates. The students took part in various workshops and tasks to gain an understanding of university life and the range of courses available. They left inspired to work hard in […]

The sweet taste of success

Year 7 held a cupcake competition last week. It was a great success, with some fantastic work done by all the students. We had varying flavours and decorations, with some students really planning their work well. The winners were William Baker and Jamie Williams from 7JTT, followed by Ruby Chennells and Evie Harding and Esther […]

Science club update

Science Club started last term with a bang!! …. (Puns intended). Each week we saw new members joining and existing members returning. With the focus on chemicals and colour, Lab 6 has had strange colours and smells (and lots of smoke) pouring out of the windows. Week 1: Flame testing Many Year 11 students will associate […]

For TBS parents – report grades explained

We have made some important improvements to our reports for the new academic year. In addition to Effort (all years), Progress (KS3), and Expected Grade (KS4 and KS5), we will be reporting on ‘Presentation of Written Work’. This will be graded using the same 1-4 scale as has been used for Effort for a number […]

History students create poetry to remember the First World War

Over thirty Year 9 and Year 11 History students have written poems on the theme of the First World War and have had them entered into a national poetry competition run by the ‘Never Such Innocence’ charity and promoted by the Historical Association. Never Such Innocence is a unique project which fits into the wider […]

History trip – Fantastic Beasts and where to find them

On a very cold November evening the History team, along with just under forty Year 10 and 11 students, attended a screening of ‘Fantastic Beasts and where to find them’. The film is set in New York City, in the 1920s, and both staff and students had fun spotting the historical references whilst marvelling at […]

Wyevale run customer service workshop for business students

A group of Year 11 business students recently attended an informative and active workshop on customer service at Wyevale Garden Centre. The workshop was run by Tracey and Jason, who began the day by enthusing the students with questions and answers in the conference room. Students had to pretend to be customers to help them […]

The Bicester School Sixth Form Centre gets a makeover

The Bicester School Sixth Form Centre has been re-branded, helping it to become a much more vibrant place for our sixth form students to work. The images below show some examples of the work that has been done. Come along to our open event tomorrow to see all the changes that have been made.

TBS hosts Dragon Den style breakfast event

The Bicester School recently hosted a live business breakfast event, which Year 10 Young Enterprise students helped coordinate. Oxfordshire SOUP is Crowdfunding meets Dragons Den for small businesses. SOUP is a global movement which enables communities to disrupt the status quo and raise small scale investment for new businesses or ideas they collectively vote for. The event […]