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 […]

Year 9 meet John Fieldsend, Holocaust survivor and Kindertransport child

On 1 February, and just a few days after Holocaust Memorial Day in Britain, the History Department and Year 9 students welcomed John Fieldsend, a Holocaust survivor rescued by the Kindertransport programme, to the Bicester School to hear his testimony. John, now 85, was born to a Czech mother and a German father, spoke openly […]

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 […]

Modern Foreign Languages trip

On 9 February a group of Modern Foreign Languages (MFL) students went to the inaugural MFL Open Day at the University of Oxford, at Queen’s College.  The afternoon began with a talk entitled ‘What is language’, which was very entertaining and thought-provoking. Students then had a go at learning some Russian, before moving on to subtitling a […]

Masters of Maths Trip to Florence: Day 1

Year 9 Maths students have had a fantastic start to their Florence trip. Their first long and fun filled day included Pythagoras, Archimedes and Leonardo DaVinci, with all staff and students arriving safely at the gorgeous Plus Florence Hostel. They are now looking forward to some amazing adventures in beautiful Florence during their trip.  

The Bicester School welcomes survivor from the Holocaust Educational Trust

On Wednesday 1 February, Year 9 students from The Bicester School will hear testimony from Holocaust survivor John Fieldsend, as part of a visit organised by the Holocaust Educational Trust (HET), Miss Constantine and Ms Riches. The testimony by Mr Fieldsend will be followed by a question and answer session to enable students to better understand […]

The Royal Latin School challenge GCSE Maths students

Our Maths department recently took up the opportunity to challenge some of our GCSE Maths students.  The Bicester School teamed up with The Royal Latin School, who sent three of their Year 13 Maths students along to visit us with Maths teacher Mandy Martin to run a revision session. Set one and set two Maths students […]

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 […]