Sainsbury’s School Games finals

Some of our students took part in the Sainsbury’s School Games Finals on Tuesday 22 March. I had the pleasure of accompanying Edward, Tom and Millie who cheered each other on during the course and were true sports with their fellow competitors. So here are the results… Edward ran in a very fast Year 7 […]

Maths Week

14 March 2016 saw the arrival of Pi day (3.1416 4.d.p.). To celebrate this, the Maths department put on a full week of activities, competitions and guest speakers, forming ‘Maths Week’. Throughout the department, students and teachers made it their mission to show how maths is used in everyday life. By the end, students were […]

Bicester Family Year 3/4 Girls Multi-skills Festival

Bicester School organised the annual Bicester Family Year 3/4 Girls Multi-skills festival on Wednesday 16 March at Brookside Primary School. The event was aimed at less active girls who do not usually engage in sport and physical activity beyond lesson time. Over sixty girls from six Primary schools took part, including: Brookside, Bure Park, Kings […]

Bicester Family Year 1 Multi-Skills Festival

Over three hundred Year 1 children participated in two Bicester Family multi-skills festivals held at Bicester Leisure Centre on Wednesday 10 February 2016. Brookside, St. Edburg’s and Southwold Primary Schools took part in the morning event and Kings Meadow, St. Mary’s, Fritwell, Bure Park and Chesterton Primary Schools took part in the afternoon session. Teams […]

Partnership puts energy into career inspiration

Pupils at The Bicester School are going behind the scenes to discover the latest in waste recycling and renewable energy. The school has launched a partnership with Viridor Waste Management Ltd, which runs the energy recovery facility at Ardley, to support students’ GCSE and A-level science programmes. Under the partnership, six Year 12 students will […]

Hundreds flock to The Bicester School Open Event

Over 500 prospective students, parents and siblings came along yesterday to find out what the new Bicester School can offer to the local communities. This was the first Open Event since the school’s re-launch, and staff at the school are delighted with the tremendous turnout and feedback from parents. Visitors had a chance to listen to the […]

Saturday school gets off to a flying start

Year 11 students at The Bicester School are getting a head start on their GCSE studies thanks to a successful Saturday school initiative. The Saturday school provides additional learning opportunities for students in their final GCSE year. Sessions have been growing in popularity, with 54 students attending this September. Sessions run between 9am and 12.30pm and […]

Students celebrate A-level success at new academy school

Students at The Bicester School are celebrating a strong year of A-level performance, with a 100 per cent overall achievement rate (up 5% from 2014). A total of 27 students collected their results on Thursday 13 August. The Bicester School, previously Bicester Community College, officially launched as an academy, sponsored by Activate Learning, on 1 […]

The Bicester School records ‘best ever’ GCSE results

The Bicester School is celebrating its best ever GCSE results as 74 per cent of pupils achieved five or more A* to C grades. Of the 174 pupils taking the exams, 63 per cent achieved the top grades including English and maths. This is a 23 per cent improvement on last year’s results and far […]

Sports Day 2015

Sports day 2015 was a huge success, with numerous students participating and lots of records broken. Students were a credit to the school and their houses. In the morning, students performed in field events and there were some broken records: -Tom Couzens-High Jump 1.49m -Tom Couzens-Long Jump 4.61 -Vasiti Delana-Shot Putt 8.90 In the afternoon […]