The Bicester school marks Remembrance Day

At The Bicester School we are very proud of our links to the military. This morning at 11am the entire school observed the two minute silence as a formal act of remembrance. Students with military links were invited to mark the silence at the centre of the school as a sign of our strong current […]

“You say you want a revolution?”

A-level History students recently visited the V&A exhibition, ‘You Say You Want A Revolution? Records and Rebels, 1966-1970’. The exhibition covers what many see as a revolutionary time for music as well as politics, including the impact of The Beatles, Martin Luther King, the Vietnam War and the rise of consumerism. All of this tied […]

Art students visited by Geometric Portrait Artist

On 15 October, Geometric Portrait Artist Josh Bryan visited The Bicester School to run a Saturday School workshop. 37 students attended to work with Josh and recreate portraits of The Bicester School’s House mascots (David Attenborough, Emmeline Pankhurst, C.S. Lewis and Bobby Moore). The students created depth and tone to the portraits by using patterns. It […]

Teacher Training opportunities

Train to Teach Information Events Discover more about what makes teaching a great profession, the Initial Teacher Training programmes we offer and the specific details of how to make a successful application. Further details The Buckingham Partnership Teacher Taster Days The Buckingham Partnership SCITT offers a bespoke PGCE course for Primary and Secondary Trainees. It is […]

Students take part in graffiti workshop

Mrs Ware and Ms Powell recently took a selection of GCSE students to Graffik Gallery in London for an afternoon graffiti workshop. Students learnt various techniques that could be applied with spray paint and all created hand cut stencils of iconic people of their choice. Alongside creating graffiti on canvas, the students were fortunate enough […]

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 […]

History students remember the past

The History Department and A-level History students have participated in the Royal British Legion’s campaign to plant a poppy in the centenary Flanders Field in Ypres, Belgium. It was in Ypres where three battles were fought and poisoned gas was used for the first time. Ypres became synonymous with the destruction, trench warfare and stalemate […]

Court visit offers criminal justice insights

On Thursday 15 September, 16 students from The Bicester School visited Oxford Crown Court as part of the “Getting Court” initiative. The Getting Court project was initiated in April 2015 by the High Sheriff of Oxfordshire, Tom Birch Reynardson. Tom, who is a lawyer, saw a need for young people to be involved in the […]