Bicester Technology Studio has the support of over 60 founding industry partners who run projects with our students and support the school in a variety of ways:

  • consultancy and advice on curriculum design and content
  • employer accreditations
  • employer-led projects and challenges
  • coaching and mentoring
  • work experience opportunities
  • product donations

Interested in becoming one of our partners?

We would be delighted to hear from you. For more information, please email


Activate Learning

Activate Learning brings together secondary, further and higher education, training and management consultancy, commercial businesses and social enterprise throughout Oxfordshire and Berkshire. Its mission is to transform lives through learning.

Industry partners


WBS Group, founded in 2000 and based in Wantage, Oxfordshire, are a team of highly skilled and motivated, results driven supply chain consultants. The WBS Team has the capability, capacity and experience to work with any business across all sectors in any aspect of supply chain, logistics or operational change.

Zeta Specialist Lighting

Based in Bicester, Zeta Specialist Lighting is an innovative developer and manufacturer of LED and solar powered solutions for stand-alone applications where highly efficient, cost effective lighting is required. They work directly with architects, planners and engineers to offer the most effective lighting solutions.

Willmott Dixon

The Queen’s Award for Enterprise in Sustainable Development (2014) winner Willmott Dixon is a construction and regeneration specialist and one of the biggest names in the construction industry. It’s estimated that 90% of the population are less than a mile from a Willmott Dixon project.

Real Towns

Real Towns brings digital solutions and fresh thinking to the challenges facing UK towns and cities today. They work with Business Improvement Districts (BIDs), local authorities, business groups, Local Enterprise Partnerships (LEPs), town teams and placemakers to build communities which thrive on smart technology and collaboration.


BRITA is internationally known for its expertise in the field of water filtration.  The family company discovered a niche in the market and invented the water filter jug almost 50 years ago. This laid the cornerstone for its successful development, created a market, and expanded this consistently throughout the world.

Ror creative

ROR creative believe that every business should have the opportunity to work with graphic designers and marketing specialists who are at the top of their game. They provide a service that you can call on as if it were your own marketing department, but without the on-going costs and restrictions that creates. Delivering fresh concepts, adapting ideas and really listening to their clients, so that the delivered designs and campaigns suit your needs, thereby attracting new customers and taking your business forward.

Chiltern Railways

Chiltern Railways has run scheduled passenger services along the M40 corridor between London Marylebone and Birmingham Snow Hill and London Marylebone to Aylesbury along the London Underground Metropolitan line. As one of the franchises forming the UK’s National Rail network, they aim to proved a safe, reliable and value for money service.

RED Engineering

The inspiration behind RED was a determination by its founding directors to identify a way to provide world class mechanical, electrical, and plumbing services. They’ve worked on a variety of large scale projects including The Yas Hotel in Abu Dhabi.


Bioregional works for a better, more sustainable way of life. They apply strategic thinking with their partners to achieve One Planet Living. One Planet Living is an initiative to make truly sustainable living a reality with the use of ecological foot printing and carbon foot printing as headline indicators.


A2Dominion is a leading housing provider and property developer in London and the South East, with 34,000 homes in management and thousands more in the development pipeline. They focus on generating profits for a social purpose instead of for shareholders; reinvesting each year into building affordable homes and supporting local communities.

partner-logoIMS (Independent Mortgage Solutions Ltd)

IMS have over 10 years’ experience and are award winning Independent whole of market mortgage advisors, estate agents, property buying agents and lettings agents covering Oxfordshire, Buckinghamshire and Northamptonshire with offices based in Bicester.


Oxfordshire County Council, Cherwell District Council, The Bicester School and Bicester Vision have been strongly involved in the planning group for BTS and are active supporters of the project.