Last week the art department carried out their annual trip to Kew Gardens with a group of 80 Y10 students. Students gained first-hand inspiration on natural forms as part of their current project. They explored the Princess of Wales Conservatory, Palm House and Waterlily House where they had the opportunity to photograph tropical rainforests and…

On Tuesday 10th October, the Design and Technology department took a group of 40 Year 11 Graphics students to the Museum of Brands and Packaging in Notting Hill where students were able to undertake primary research for the development stage of their controlled assessment. Students took part in a workshop to develop their understanding of…

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…

Students from year 7 had a fantastic opportunity to take part in a local rugby festival at Barking Rugby Club, as part of Loxfords ongoing partnership with Rugby Football Union England. The student’s attitude, effort and sportsmanship throughout was outstanding. During the festival students were able to take part in mini skill sessions with a…

On Monday 2nd October – Thursday 5th October, 4 of the Year 11 Geography classes went on a trip to Stratford. The purpose of the trip was to collect data for students to use to support their paper 3 examination in the summer. Students looked at the changes which have been made to Westfield, and…

On Friday 6th October a group of Y11 and Y13 students visited the ‘What Career Live’ Show at Olympia. The event offered a unique opportunity 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 network with big name recruiters such as…

Black History Month celebrates its 30th anniversary in the UK this year! Black History Month was launched in UK in 1987 – a campaign led by Akyaaba Addai Sebbo who worked for Greater London Council at the time. GLC selected October as the Black History Month to coincide with the Marcus Garvey celebrations and London…

The Sixth Form Welcome Evening will be taking place on Thursday 12th October at 5:30pm. At this event we will explain how the Sixth Form at Loxford works and give an overview of the kinds of activities your child will be engaged in over the next two years. We will explain how you can make…

Over a two day residential visit, year 11 GCSE PE student attended the Wide Horizons centre in Kent to work on their assessment for their rock climbing assessment as part of their practical portfolio. Students were fantastic throughout, learning new key skills, techniques and how to safely use the equipment on an artificial climbing wall.…