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 […]

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 students decided to organise a sponsored cycle, covering the distance from Bicester […]

Success for sixth form footballers

Congratulations to our sixth form students who took part in their first football fixture of the year on Thursday 8 December.  The Year 12s played five-a-side football against students at The Bicester School and managed to win three of the four games. Well done all – fantastic effort!

Students take action by reaching out to their community

Year 12 BTS students have been busy completing the “Social Action” phase of their National Citizen Service (NCS). This is the final phase of the NCS experience, where students are required to deliver their own social action projects to make a difference by reaching out to their local community. The students were divided into three […]

BTS trusts are established

The four BTS trusts have been established following the branding project students took part in before half term. The trusts are BTS’ equivalent of school “houses”, which students were tasked with creating brand identities for in their branding project with ROR creative. The winning names and logos have now been decided, so going forward the […]