On 25th June, Year 10 Loxford students have the privileged of going to The Guardian offices in central London and spending a day they learning how to be newspaper journalists and editors. The students researched, wrote and edited stories for a four page newspaper in 3 teams, responding in real time to the day’s breaking news stories. They…

Year 7 students were inspired during a “Science fact finding mission to the library” Students were encouraged to find science facts from books off the library shelf and complete individual research on processes in science and elements of the periodic table. Posters produced will be shared with year 6’s on their taster lesson day in…

On Tuesday 11th and Wednesday 19th June, the PE department took a number of students’ to compete at the District Athletics Competitions at Ashton Playing Fields. All students’ behaviour and effort displayed across both days was exemplary; they were a credit to Loxford School. Our students’ competed against a number of other schools from the…

Students from year 7 participated in their first ever RFU rugby festival at Barking Rugby Club. Loxford have been working closely with Rugby Football Union England developing students attitude, participation, effort and gamesmanship. Students were able to apply the key skills they have learnt in lessons into a fun round robin tournament against schools such…

On the 13th of June a group from year 6 visited the L’Oréal laboratory at the Royal Institution London. When they arrived they learnt all about the importance of DNA in our bodies. They particularly enjoyed extracting their own DNA and got the opportunity to use highly specialised scientific equipment. When they left the laboratory,…

On Wednesday 5th June, Modern Muses Donna and Sylvia came to tell students how they can become Modern Muse Ambassadors. Modern Muse are an organisation supporting women in the workplace. As ambassadors, our students can expect to gain skills in networking, leadership, organisation and speaking through working together to deliver 3 projects.

On Friday we were delighted to welcome PC Sher and Community Support Officer Marshall. As well as demonstrating police equipment, we were told there were different routes into the career; you can begin as a cadet or volunteer or apply to the Police directly. Training takes 2vears. Students were able to ask questions. A Sixth Former…