LOXFORD IN THE MONTH OF NOVEMBER

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

  • Our “Winter Showcase” was well attended and the students did a marvellous job of entertaining everyone
  • A Streetwise Safety Presentation was held in-house for our Year 7s
  • We held our Year 7 “Meet the Tutor” Evening with parents
  • Year 12 & 13 students took part in a STEM Webinar called “Finding Planets” with Sheffield University. Professor Simon Goodwin spoke about finding aliens and planets and drawing on Physics, Biology and Chemistry to present the cutting edge research
  • Our Safe Schools’ Police Officer gave important Police talks to the Year 8 classes on social media
  • 36 Year 8 students attended a Technology Challenge in-house

We visited the following places:-

  • Our Year 12 & Year 13 Media students visited the BFI Southbank for an exam study day on Moving Image Media: Industries & Concepts
  • A group of Year 11 students watched England vs USA at Wembley
  • Some of our Year 11 students went to Skills London 2018 jobs and careers event at Excel
  • A group of girls’ netball students watched the England vs Uganda at the Cooper Box, Stratford

Loxford took part in many sporting fixtures:-

  • Year 9 girls’ netball defeated Chadwell 19-2
  • Year 7 & 8 boys took part in a Rugby Festival which is part of the schools ongoing partnership with Rugby Football Union England to raise participation in school
  • Year 8 girls’ netball defeated Isaac Newton 11-4
  • Year 9 girls’ netball defeated Isaac Newton 5-0
  • 13 of our Year 9 students attended a free Rugby Festival which was part of the schools ongoing partnership with Rugby Football Union England to raise participation in school. Because the students are very new to the game, it was a modified version and focused on fun and participation as opposed to full competition
  • Year 9 interform basketball was held at lunchtime and for the boys 9D won and for the girls 9X won
  • Year 9 girls’ netball defeated Belfairs, Southend-on-Sea in the Essex Cup 12-11