LOXFORD IN THE MONTH OF MAY

Within the month of May our students took part in the following activities:-

  • Year 8 Parents’ Evening had an excellent attendance of 99%
  • Jeanette Kwayke is a retired British sprinter and part of the Sky Sports Ambassador Programme. She visited our GCSE PE students and delivered an inspirational talk regarding achieving success
  • Student Parliament Meetings were held across all year groups
  • Student Cabinet Meetings across all year groups
  • Year 8 Girls’ had their HPV vaccinations

We visited the following places:-

  • Our Year 9 Maths students took part in the Mayor of London Count On Us Challenge at Mayfield school and they came 3rd
  • A mixed group of students watched a performance of “Twelfth Night” at The Globe Theatre. This was an exciting opportunity to see one of Shakespeare’s finest comedies.  Students taking A Level English literature class have studied this as part of their course and seeing the production helped them to fully understand and appreciate the play
  • Our Year 10 Textile students visited the British Museum
  • Some Year 9 students are attending a 4 week after school programme with the British Canoeing & Redbridge Sports Activation Team. They are participating, for free, in the U-Canoe Programme which will develop their canoeing fitness and technique via a canoeing ergometer machine (indoor).  One session involved an actual water based experience at Fairlop Waters

Loxford took part in many sporting fixtures:-

  • Our Year 7, 8 & 9 boy swimmers participated in a School’s Borough Swimming Gala at Fulwell Cross Swimming Pool, Barkingside and Mohanprasad Baskaran 9C came 3rd in the backstroke and Mirresan Sasikumaran 8R came 2nd in the backstroke – well done
  • Lee Samson after school, girls rounders and boys football

LOXFORD IN THE MONTH OF APRIL

Within the month of April our students took part in the following activities:-

  • Year 10 Parents’ Evening had a tremendous turnout of 98%
  • An independent educational consultant came to school to deliver a workshop to our Year 12 RE students
  • Student Council Meetings were held across all year groups
  • Year 7 & Year 8 students took part in the UK Maths Challenge
  • A group of students took part in a Cycling Course “Bikeability”. This involved a free maintenance check of their bikes and training to give the students confidence and the skills for cycling on the road

We visited the following places:-

  • A group of Year 10 Speak-Out Challenge students visited the Houses of Parliament focusing on debating and the law making process. By participating in group work and video analysis, the students were able to draw out successful debating techniques while learning about Parliament’s particular styles of discussion.  They debated topics like capital punishment and life skills in schools
  • Year 10 Food & Nutrition students enjoyed a visit to Borough Market in Southwark, London
  • The SEN department took some Year 11 students to Barking & Dagenham College to gain experience of the appropriate Post-16 courses