A-Level History students visit Auschwitz

In the first week of March, we took part in the two-part ‘Lessons from Auschwitz’ Project, run by the Holocaust Educational Trust, where we became Auschwitz Ambassadors. We first attended an orientation seminar, where we learnt about pre-war Jewish life, and heard from a Holocaust survivor named Rudi Oppenheimer. At the age of 12, in […]

John Fieldsend returns to school

Exactly one month after visiting The Bicester School to talk to Year 9, John Fieldsend, a Kindertransport child, returned to the school – to talk, this time, to the staff and over one hundred students from Year 7 to Sixth Formers. John spoke of his journey across Europe and his life since arriving in Britain. […]

TBS Dance Showcase

We are ready and excited for tonight’s Dance Showcase! Please see below for the programme – we look forward to seeing you there:

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 […]

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