GCSE 9 to 1 grades: a brief guide for parents If you have children in year 11 taking GCSEs this year, many of their results will be reported on the new grade scale which runs from 9 (the highest grade) to 1 (the lowest grade). Here’s a brief guide to what that means. Why do…

On Friday 2nd November Loxford Media Studies students went to the famous BFI Southbank for a study day designed to teach core industry and audience concepts on A Level set products. They studied a range of texts from The Jungle Book (2016), Straight Outta Compton (2015) to I, Daniel Blake (2016) and had lectures on…

  On Friday 12th October, 45 Y11 and Y13 students visited the ‘What Career Live’ Show at Olympia. The event offered an opportunity for them to discover what options are out there for school-leavers, including university, apprenticeships, sponsorship and on-the-job training. It also gave them the opportunity to meet with big name recruiters such as Accenture for IT, JP Morgan, Volkswagon and Warner Bros. They found out…

Within the month of October our students took part in the following activities:-   All students in Years 9, 10 & 11 attended Mental Health Workshops and the performances showed that everyone and anyone can be affected by mental health and they identified the different ways to support friends who maybe going through a difficult…

At Loxford, we strongly believe that Physical Education and Sport provides students with an excellent opportunity to refine skills such as team work, leadership, communication, decision making and developing the mental determination to succeed. These attributes will help your child not only in their academic school life, but in their adult lives also. Sport and…

    15 Y10 students visited the annual Knitting & Stitching Show at Alexandra Palace last week. Students got a glimpse into the work of leading textile artists from all over the world. They used the opportunity to gain first-hand research into a number of techniques as part of their project on ‘Natural Forms’ this…

On Monday 1st October, all students in Years’ 9, 10 and 11 watched a performance called ‘Help I’m Normal’. The performance by Redbridge Drama centre allowed the students to listen to a range of examples of mental health and how it affects people. Students learned that it was fine to have issues with mental health and that…