Newsletter April 2017

 Students from twin town Les Essarts visit Bicester Technology Studio BTS recently welcomed a group of 50 students from Bicester’s French twin town Les Essarts. The visit, which was organised by Bicester and District Town Twinning Association (BDTA), consisted of a day of team-building activities with students and staff from Clemenceau College and BTS. Following […]

Students from twin town Les Essarts visit Bicester Technology Studio

Bicester Technology Studio (BTS) recently welcomed a group of 50 students from Bicester’s French twin town Les Essarts. The visit, which was organised by Bicester and District Town Twinning Association (BDTA), consisted of a day of team-building activities with students and staff from Clemenceau College and BTS. Following introductions from BTS, Bicester Village and BDTA, […]

Engineering students inspired at major live construction site

Last week, a group of eight of our engineering students visited the Porthaven Care Home Project in Kidlington, organised through Open Doors. Open Doors offers a unique chance to see behind the scenes at major ‘live’ construction sites across England, Scotland and Wales. Visitors are given the opportunity to discover how the buildings and structures […]

Students join Bicester Vision and db symmetry for ground-breaking ceremony

Construction of Symmetry Park, Bicester’s new supply chain and logistics hub, formally began last week with a ground-breaking ceremony attended by BTS students and members of the business community. To mark the commencement of construction work, students from Bicester Technology Studio joined Bicester Vision and db symmetry to celebrate spades going in the ground at this […]

Students named as charity’s top fundraisers

Business students from Bicester Technology Studio (BTS) have been presented with an award by Katharine House Hospice following a fundraising challenge. The Kärcher Accumulator Challenge, which started in September, required students to raise as much money as they could using a £50 donation from Kärcher UK to get them started. BTS students organised a range […]

Newsletter February 2017

Students raise over £1,200 in fundraising project Year 12 BTS business students have completed a project to raise money for Katharine House Hospice. Their fundraising activities were brought to a close with a final event called “Techno Night at the Races”, organised by students with help from Business Teacher, Steph McNeil. Parents, staff, employer partners […]

Business students experience real-world example of retail distribution

Before half term, BTS business students were given the opportunity to visit a warehouse as an introduction to their work on retail distribution. John Nicholls very kindly offered students the chance to have a look around their warehouse, picking shop and show room, exposing them to the business and giving a valuable insight into how it works. […]

Students raise over £1,200 in fundraising project

Year 12 BTS business students have completed a project raising money for Katharine House Hospice. Their fundraising activities were brought to a close with a final event called “Techno Night at the Races”, organised by students with help from Business Teacher Steph McNeil. Parents, staff, employer partners and other members of the public were invited […]

Bicester Technology Studio is awarded NCS Champion College status

Bicester Technology Studio (BTS) has been awarded Champion College status by the National Citizen Service (NCS). The NCS programme is a key element of Bicester Technology Studio’s Year 12 induction. It is run by Oxfordshire County Council to help young people aged 15-17 learn important life and employability skills. It also has a focus on […]

Newsletter December 2016

Business students thrive through fundraising challenge This term, BTS business students have been working on various activities and projects to raise money for Katharine House Hospice. They were given a £50 start-up fund and have been tasked with turning this into as much profit as they can. Year 10 and Year 12 students have come […]