Former student speaks of his BTS experience

Ryan Smith, Bicester Technology Studio (BTS) alumnus and current apprentice for Thames Valley Police Ryan, who joined BTS in Year 12, is now working as an Application Support Analyst at Thames Valley Police after successfully securing his full-time apprenticeship. Ryan said: “I prefer to learn while working on the job as it allows me to […]

Restart a Heart – Students learn CPR techniques

Following an introductory CPR session on the first day of September, Year 10 and 11 Students at Bicester Technology Studio were visited by four members of the South-Central Ambulance Service. Their work formed part of the nationwide Restart a Heart campaign, which aims to raise awareness of CPR techniques and provide the community with the […]

Year 10 students get an insight into the NHS with a visit from HealthTec

Bicester Technology Studio Year 10 students were given a chance to explore the many and varied career opportunities within the NHS with a visit from HealthTec . Our National Health Service consists of 352 different types of job role and covers the whole of the UK, which means there are plenty of options available to […]

Students given the opportunity to work with researchers from Leicester University

Last week, Bicester Technology students received a visit from Professor Roland Leigh from Leicester University, who spoke to students about his current research into air quality and transport. As part of his work, which is funded by the UK Space Agency, Professor Leigh has been monitoring the air quality by measuring Nitrogen Dioxide pollution in […]

Students visit Katharine House Hospice ahead of Accumulator Challenge

On Friday 28 September,  Year 10 business students went to visit Katharine House Hospice ahead of their Accumulator Challenge to see where the money they raise will be going. The Accumulator Challenge requires students to raise as much money as possible for the charity, Katharine House Hospice, thinking up new fundraising ideas and using a […]

Our second open event of the academic year

On Wednesday 26 September, we held our second Open Event of the academic year, for prospective students and their families, giving them the chance to tour the facilities and get a feel for what studying at a Studio School is like. Staff and current students were on hand to answer any questions, as well as […]

Staff profile: Sam Thompson

Sam started her education career as Banbury College’s Admission Advisor in 2010.  Since joining BTS in 2016, she has stepped up to the challenge as a core member of staff in a new school, and experienced a huge progression in her career; first being promoted into School PA role then as the School Lead Administrator […]

Our experience as new Year 12 students: Alicia and Bethany

Alicia and Bethany both joined Bicester Technology Studio’s (BTS) Sixth Form earlier this month. The BTEC business course was the main draw for both students, who were keen to study in a business-style environment and learn how a business runs. Alicia said: “After coming in for an interview and hearing all about the course, I […]

My experience as a new Year 10 student: Ella-Jade

Earlier this month, Ella-Jade joined Bicester Technology Studio (BTS) as a new Year 10 student. She tells us about her experience so far… “I applied to study at BTS because I was really interested in the business and engineering courses I’d heard about. I looked into the school on social media and on their website […]

REMINDER: It is not too late to apply for September 2019! We will be taking applications for Year 10 and Year 12 throughout the year directly through the Admissions page on our website. Our next Open Event is on Tuesday 13 November, 5.30-7pm. Register now!