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 you like?
Tracking card – do you understand the grading system 1 to 9 in every subject?
Safety in the playground and activities at lunch time
Year 13 held their mock exams
Year 13 had a successful Parents’ Evening with a 93% attendance
Apprenticeships Workshop Talks were held internally
Year 11 Parents’ Evening had a fantastic evening with 97% attendance
Our Year 13 English Language and Literature students attended a lecture by Westminster University who came to Loxford to deliver a lecture on “Dystopia”. This was an opportunity for them to develop their contextual understanding of the genre for their exam
We visited the following places:-
Our Year 13 Chemistry students attended a seminar and listened to 4 scientists who are working at the cutting edge of their specialisms and it gave them a chance to raise issues with the scientists. They enjoyed the talks and were well behaved
Year 11 GCSE PE students attended their athletics assessment at Ilford Athletics Stadium. Whilst there, they completed various technique and activity drills in the 100m sprint and in the shot put throw
The Year 11 Art students visited the Victoria & Albert Museum to collect primary source material for their coursework as part of their first GCSE exam topic
Our Year 13 Business students visited the Bank of England and some other key financial institutions, including Lloyds of London, The Gherkin and The Shard
Loxford took part in many sporting fixtures:-
Year 7 girls’ netball defeated Mayfield 6-2
Year 8 boys’ football lost to Valentines 3-4
Year 7 took part in an indoor athletics competition at Beal High School with other schools in Redbridge
Year 8 also took part in an indoor athletics competition at Mayfield School with other schools in Redbridge
Girls’ swimming trials were held to decide who would be successful to participate in the Borough’s schools swimming gala in February
Our 6th former football team lost to Forest Academy 1-2