On Wednesday 23rd February a group of Y11 and Y12 maths students visited Fitzwilliam College where they were given a talk on the Cambridge and Oxford University application process (with emphasis on Cambridge), A tour of the college gave insights into student life, culminating with lunch in the refectory where a table was set aside…

Borough Swimming Gala   On Thursday 22nd February 2018, twelve girls from years 7,8,9 and 10 went to Fullwell Cross Leisure Centre to participate in the girls borough swimming gala competition. Pupils participated in individual races consisting of backstroke, breaststroke, freestyle and butterfly. Pupils were also given the opportunity to work as a team competing in…

On Thursday 8th February, both the Year 7 and Year 8 netball teams played a netball fixture at home against Isaac Newton Academy. Both Loxford teams started off slowly and took a while to warm up, largely due to the cold weather. However, through great teamwork, communication and excellent play Loxford teams took the lead…

On Wednesday, the 31st of January, the Art Dept. conducted a Year 11 field trip to the V&A Museum to gather research on their exam topic ‘Fragments’. Various themes on display include the function of buildings and their response to climate; the art of architecture and changing architectural styles; materials and structures and how buildings…

On Thursday 8th February year 11 photography students visited the National portrait Gallery to see the ‘Taylor Wessing Photographic portrait prize’ and the Photographers Gallery to see the ‘Wim Wenders Polaroids’ and ‘Paul Harts Landscapes’ exhibition. Students took part in a photo shoot in Trafalgar Square as part of the trip activities and explored the…

Loxford School had the great pleasure of welcoming Mike Haines into school on Tuesday 6th February 2018. Mike Haines, whose life experiences and emotional upheaval brings home to everyone just how precious life and family are to us all. The loss of his brother to terrorism and the realisations that out of such profound tragedy…

Safety Warning Children have enjoyed playing ROBLOX since 2011 where they can create characters and play in open online worlds which are also created by its users. The app specifies that a child-friendly chat system limits the amount of engagement younger players have with strangers. However, as with all social networks, it does not eliminate…

Within the month of January our students took part in the following activities:- School Council meetings were held across all the year groups and they discussed the following What is the meaning of Pledges? How will they benefit you in the future? How can we make the council more exciting/engaging? What leadership training opportunities would…

On Tuesday 30th January 2018, twelve year 8 pupils went to Mayfield School to participate in the Borough Year 8 Indoor Athletics competition. Pupils participated in numerous events ranging from shot putt, long jump, relay races, running events and many more. The biggest success of the day came from Jake Hickey 8F and Ehsan Hussain…