Students at Bicester Technology Studio benefit from a more personalised approach to learning than they would have in a larger traditional school.

Here are some key facts about our curriculum:

  • We work closely with our industry partners, giving students opportunities for key work placements and real industry experience
  • There are no tests required for 14 year olds to be accepted into Bicester Technology Studio
  • No more than 310 students will be accepted, to ensure that the ratio of teachers to students remains low
  • The school day runs from 8.30am to 5pm, however students may experience different timings based on placements or other activities
  • Bicester Technology Studio offers a strong pastoral care system, allowing each student to be known and developed by every member of staff because classes are not overcrowded
  • There is a focused curriculum on offer at Key Stage 4. Core subjects of English, maths and science are taught alongside demanding and interesting science or engineering projects
  • The curriculum content is determined and shaped through the partnership of employers and universities and developed in line with Government requirements

Bicester Technology Studio could be the right place for you if you want to:

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  • Learn more about enterprise and entrepreneurship, life sciences or green technology
  • Gain specialist skills and knowledge relevant for today’s high-tech industries but still keep more general options open
  • Be sure of a route into higher education, further education, employment and apprenticeships – whichever your chosen path
  • Move from a secondary school because you are ready for exciting, real-world learning
  • Study in a professional work-like environment
  • Complete assignments during the day leaving you with spare time to pursue other interests
  • Take responsibility for your learning
  • Create opportunities to develop a wider interest, such as in sport, music, art or languages