Students from years 10 to 13 recently watched a performance entitled “Help Me! I’m Normal” which dealt with issues around mental health. The play, performed by a professional company attached to Redbridge Drama Centre, was followed by questions and answers about what to do if you were not coping with stress and the importance of…

Loxford Primary and Secondary students and staff collected just over 500 kg of food, which was sent to the Redbridge Foodbank, as part of Harvest Festival and International Food Day.  A special thanks to Years 7 and Primary who who collected the most food.  Loxford is in discussion with the Redbridge Food bank to see…

BFI Study Day: An Introduction to Media Representations: An A Level Study Day  13/11/15 Thirteen year 12 AS Media Studies students and Miss Bukhari and Mr Bailey went to a study day  at the BFI (British Film Institute) on the Southbank, which has three cinema screens and a film library where you can see films…

On Thursday 12th November 2015, Miss Brough and Miss Beekharry took some children to a school games ‘High 5 Netball’ competition at Caterham High School. During the matches of our pool the children beat Coppice 2-0, beat Fairlop 2-0, drew against Gearies 0-0 and drew against Cleveland 0-0, which resulted in them getting through to…

A review of “A Christmas Carol”, which took place on Wednesday 11th November I would recommend this play to other people as it was really good.  It was a modern twist of the old classic “A Christmas Carol”.  It had several bits of humor in the play which kept the audience fully entertained.  There were many…

On Wednesday 11th November, Loxford PE Department was fortunate enough to have Great British Long Jumper ‘JJ Jegede’ in school to visit and spend the morning working with our GCSE students. The visit started with a classroom session where the students learned about JJ’s life, where he grew up, went to school (round the corner at Barking…

On the 5th of November 2015 I went to the Media Magazine Conference for AS & A2, BTEC & Level 3 students, at Logan Hall, Institute of Education London. The first speaker was Bill Thompson; a renowned technology journalist, he spoke about the benefits of the Internet and how it has helped him, and also…

Keren David is an author who visited Loxford on November 4th. She talked to us about what inspired her to become a reporter and storyteller. She has written a lot of books for example The Salvage, When I was Joe, Almost True, Another life, This is not a Love Story and Lia’s Guide to Winning…

A huge congratulations to… Nayab (Languages & Literature) Shayna (Languages & Literature) Marina (Languages & Literature) Hamza (Maths & Computer Science) …for gaining a place on the highly competitive K+ programme at King’s College London. There were 1,000 applications for only 280 places this year, so they’ve done very well indeed! K+ is a two-year…