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  • Oxford Union Debating Society

    Oxford Union Debating Society
    20th October 2016

    On Thursday 20th October, a group of keen upper school debaters were extremely lucky to take part in a debating workshop led by Sam, an Oxford Union debater. Along with several students from Icknield Community College, we were given a run through of the British Parliamentary style debating set up with descriptions of each position and the role that each person takes. We were also given opportunities to plan arguments for the motion: “This House would abolish juries in criminal trials”, working through this motion as if we were each speaker and then practising our public speaking skills by performing our arguments in front of the Read More

  • Y13 English visit to see David Crystal

    Y13 English visit to see David Crystal
    23rd September 2016

    If anyone is capable of enthusing Y13 English Literature students to love Shakespeare in a new and exciting way, it’s David Crystal - a world renowned linguist and academic, specialising in the study of Shakespeare and understanding the language used at the time. Read More

  • Peace, understanding and reconciliation

    Peace, understanding and reconciliation
    15th September 2016

    “Knowledge is the basis for change.” These were the words spoken by Professor Neil Cooper at the Rotary Peace Conference, an event that Isabella Jewell, Jack Bartlett and Amy Lockett were lucky enough to attend. The three Year 13s were invited as part of the Head leadership team by the Didcot Rotary Club Read More

  • Nancy Epton's exam success in the News

    Nancy Epton's exam success in the News
    24th August 2016

    We are delighted to share this article from the Didcot Herald website celebrating Nancy Epton's success in securing a place at Worcester College, Oxford to study English Language and Literature. Congratulations Nancy! Read More

  • Didcot Sixth Form College celebrates superb A level results: congratulations to all of our students!

    Didcot Sixth Form College celebrates superb A level results: congratulations to all of our students!
    18th August 2016

    Students at Didcot Sixth Form College, run in partnership between Didcot Girls’ School and St Birinus School, are celebrating their A’ level examination results at all levels again this year. These results include superb performance at the highest grades as 30% of all exam entries received A* or A grades, including 9% at A*, and 66% of students achieved at least one grade A*-B. 53% of all exam entries were graded A*-B and an impressive 79% A*-C. The pass rate remains extremely high at 99% Read More


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