Within the month of February our students took part in the following activities:-   Year 9 Parents’ Evening had a tremendous turnout of 99% A “Prevent” talk was given by Mike Haines to our Year 9 & 10 students regarding his experiences with terrorism. His speech was purposeful and struck the hearts of many of…

Over half term a group of pupils and teachers from Loxford School and Abbs Cross School visited India for eight days.  They spent two days at Salwan Public School (Delhi), which we have collaborated work since 2012 via the British School Council’s Connecting Classroom Programe. Pupils took part in a range of workshops, delivered presentations on British…

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…

The day started with an intriguing talk on how Physics can revolutionise Biology by Professor Jim Al-Khalili with talk of quantum tunneling which left students “on a higher orbital energy level!”. Followed by a talk on The secrets of particle accelerators by Doctor Suzie Sheehy with demonstrations and examples of parts of a particle accelerator.…