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 Wednesday 11th July 2018, the Computing Department took 30 Year 10 Computer Science students to attend a field trip at the Apple Store (Lakeside).  The field trip included a fun project based session, to learn how to code with the latest state of the art devices from Apple.  The students took part in challenges…

30 Year 10 students went to Queen Elizabeth Park to attend “Make the future Live” hosted by Shell. Students participated in various activities to understand how clean energy can help improve the environment and the importance of reducing carbon dioxide emissions. Students spent time talking to engineers from Shell about the cars they were building…

On Wednesday July 4th year 8s took part in a series of workshops designed to give them a real-life insight into the consequences of getting involved in crime and making the wrong life-decisions. The students took part in several workshops.  They discovered what life is like in prison, even visiting a prison cell.  They learned…

Loxford is pleased to announce an award from the Queen Mary University of London, for our engagement with their outreach activities, such as summer schools, campus visits and taster days, across three consecutive years. We are one of fewer than 25 schools to engage with them at this level. Quote from the university; “ we…

Over a number of hot summer days 48 students from years 7,8,9 and year 10 GCSE were taken to Fairlop waters outdoor activity centre in recognition of their outstanding contribution and progress in their physical education lessons and extra-curricular activities. Students took part in wall climbing; a high ropes course, abseiling and kayaking. The students…

Click to enlarge Loxford has been chosen to be the site of an Edible Playground. Over the summer holiday the charity Trees for Cities will transform the area behind our school canteen into a vibrant outdoor space that aims to excite and teach Loxford students about growing and eating healthy food. By instilling healthy eating…

Within the month of June our students took part in the following activities:- The Year 6 students from the local feeder schools came to Loxford and took part in ‘taster’ sessions to help them make an outstanding start to their secondary school career Year 7 Parents’ Evening had a fantastic 98% turnout Year 9 had…