Year 7 rugby success

The following match report was written by Harry Farrance, Year 7, following The Bicester School’s Year 7 rugby team beating Gosford School 55-10: “Even though it was the first game of the season and the first time that some of the players had ever played rugby, TBS made a great start in the first half, […]

Students gain valuable insight into the world of law

On Thursday 21 September, a group of students from The Bicester School visited Oxford Magistrates and Crown Court to get an insight into the world of law.  The following account of the experience was written by Charley Lewis, Year 11 student: “On Thursday 21 September, myself and 12 other students attended a law event held […]

Year 8 rugby victory

The year 8 Rugby team started the defence of their district title with a comprehensive victory over Gosford School. The Bicester School ran in 10 tries to Gosfords 2. Harry Heslop, Finlay Elliot and Jake Millar showed confident running abilities with the ball and all scored tries. The team had many new faces but all […]

Year 11 GCSE students participate in National Holocaust Memorial consultation

At the start of term, a number of Year 11 GCSE History students were asked to be part of a consultation process which will determine the eventual winner, and designer, for the UK’s National Holocaust Memorial and Learning Centre. The new memorial will be based in Victoria Gardens, next to the Houses of Parliament, and […]

Students celebrating strong GCSE results

Students at The Bicester School were celebrating following some strong GCSE English and Maths results in a year of great change with new reformed GCSEs coming on stream for English Language, Literature and Mathematics. 75% of all GCSE English students gained a grade 4+ (equivalent to a grade C) in English, with more than two […]

The Bicester School students celebrate A-level success

Students at The Bicester School were celebrating A-level results today. In a year in which A-level exams have been substantially toughened and AS-levels no longer count as part of the final grades, students received their A-level results, with 95% of A-level students gaining two or more A-levels in their chosen subjects. This is a similar […]

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 […]