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DofE Practice Expedition
Friday, 03 May to Sunday, 05 May 2019
Year 10 Visit to Little Park Street Police Station
A group of year 10 students were invited to take part in an exciting opportunity at the Coventry Youth Police Panel at Little Park Street Police Station on Friday, 12 April 2019. It is an ongoing activity whereby students, along with other Coventry schools, will come together and be involved in a Dragons Den project. Funding has been given to the Police, the object is for the Youth Panel to discuss and come up with innovative ideas on how the money should be spent. This is to help establish a voice amongst young people and also to ensure that the Police are responsive to young people’s concerns.
“It was a pleasure to work with Foxford students.” Vicky Hobbs – Young People’s Police Officer.
Escape Room Winners
A great escape time, beating some teams by over ten minutes. They beat off second place by 7 seconds! Well done!
Year 11 Basketball Team
Well done to Foxford’s year 11 basketball team for reaching the finals in the Coventry Schools Basketball League. Most schools across Coventry took part. All boys showed commitment, strength and determination throughout the whole tournament. Foxford came a very respectable 2nd place with the final score: Sidney Stringer 55 – Foxford 22…
Well done to all involved!
KS4 Mathematical Challenge
In March 2019 students in year 9, 10 and 11 took part in the annual Intermediate Mathematical Challenge 2019 run by UKMT (The UK Mathematics Trust) a registered charity whose aim is to advance the education of children and young people in mathematics. The UKMT organises national mathematics competitions and other mathematical enrichment activities for 11-18 year old UK school pupils. Foxford received excellent results. Well done to all students who took part.
Year 12 UCAS Convention
Year 12 had an incredibly productive day at the UCAS Convention which was held at De Montfort University
They discovered many interesting facts about many different university courses.
Year 9 win 1st prize again!
Year 9 won 1st prize for the second year running at the Student Progression Programme held at University of Warwick on Thursday, 14 March. Students came up with the best innovative idea of an electric cable car that will run from the different campus’ around the university, helping students get to where they need to be on time.
Magistrate Court Mock Trial
Foxford’s Magistrate group visited Coventry Magistrates Court on Saturday, 09 March 2019 to take part in the Mock Trial Competition. Schools from all over Coventry and Warwickshire took part. Foxford came 3rd and Keegan won the Best Defence Lawyer award.
Well done to all involved, the students thoroughly enjoyed the day.
Year 10 Maths Feast
On Wednesday, 27 February 2019 a group of year 10 students visited Cardinal Newman
School to take part in The Year 10 Maths Feast. Teams of four students test their maths skills with an all-you-can-eat feast of problems! It is an enjoyable and challenging team competition testing mathematical, team-working and communication skills. Calculators and equipment such as rulers and protractors are not permitted - this competition is based on brain power alone! A fantastic effort was given by all. Well done!!
On Wednesday, 06 February 2019 a group of year 7 and 8 students attended an indoor
athletics competition at the Alan Higgs Centre. All students were full of energy and
excitement. Year 7 placed 3rd and year 8 placed 4th. Well done to all the athletes that
took part, it was a fantastic competition.
Bronze DofE students collect their award
Many congratulations to our 1st group of year 10 students who have passed their
Bronze Duke of Edinburgh award. The students were invited to Coventry Cathedral on
Thursday, 07 February 2019 to receive their award. The Bronze award consists of four
sections: volunteering themselves to help the local community, improving their
physical fitness, selecting a skill to improve and, finally, the well-known expedition –
two days of navigation around the countryside in groups with an overnight camp.
Foxford Girls Football Team
Foxford Vs Whitley Academy match
report by Miss Edwards
Wednesday, 30 January 2019
It was a 6 a side indoor home football match against Whitley Academy who turned up with grit
and determination. Our girls were ready for the fight. First half of the game the girls played
well, a little shy but held their own. Second half the girls fought hard. The defence was
incredible with Amelia as our main defender. Ellie lifted the spirits of the team, as we were
losing, with a beauty of a goal. Jess played upfront and had some shots on goal
and finally she hit the back of the net. Well done to all the girls who played.
Bring on the next game. Caitlin was awarded player of the match voted by Whitley.
Foxford 2 Whitley 10
Clare College, Cambridge University
Six of our year 10 students went for a university taster session (residential) on the 24th and 25th September to Clare College, Cambridge University.
They experienced a tour of the college, a lecture about tectonic plates and a session on ancient Greeks and Romans. They also stayed at the college in student accommodation.
Class of 2018 - Year 11 Prom
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Foxford Student Leadership Team
Over the past four weeks students in year ten had an opportunity to apply for the 2018/2019 year eleven student leadership programme where students apply for senior student leadership posts of responsibility in the school. These posts range from Head boy and girl, deputy and associate position.
Each student had to go through a rigorous interview process before being selected and this wasn’t easy. The interview panel consisted of the Head Teacher, myself and Mr. Singh ( Director of Learning for Year ten). It gave each candidate an opportunity to see first-hand how people are recruited into formal posts, something that is being further developed on enrichment day where employers are coming into Foxford to interview our year ten students.
From next academic year the year eleven student leadership team will be involved in a number of activities ranging from helping and supporting around the school and on the Foxford fun day and more importantly helping shape the future of Foxford.
In all that applied – well done you made us all proud.
Director of Learning Year 10
Friday, 22 June 2018
DofE Practice Expedition
11th – 13th May 2018
DofE students travelled to Folly Farm - Cotwolds last weekend to participate in their Bronze practice expedition. The aim of the expedition was for students to hone their navigation, camping and cooking skills before their final expedition in July.
All the students should be proud of what they achieved over the weekend, walking/cycling over 20km and overcoming challenges they were met with along the way. For some students, this was their first experience of camping.
We just hope the weather is half as good again for their real expedition in July! Good Luck!!!
Foxford Family Fun Day
Saturday, 12 May 2018
The Duke of Edinburgh Award
As part of their DofE training a group of year 9 students took part in a Navigation Day on Saturday, 21st April 2018. They spent the day walking and practiced using the maps to find their route. Students walked from Hatton Locks to Kenilworth Castle.
Foxford Magistrates’ Team
On Saturday, 17 March 2018 Foxford Magistrates’ team visited the Coventry Magistrates’ Court to take part in a mock trial. The trial involved an allegation about possession of a knife in a public place. The team prosecuted against Rugby High School and defended against King Edward the 6th from Stratford. Everyone who took part did very well and Kian Doherty in 8F2 received an individual prize for his performance. The students felt that participating has improved their confidence and their knowledge of the legal process. They also discovered how serious possession of a knife can be if it comes before the court. We will be looking for next
year’s team from the current Year 8 and 7 students. Let your tutor know if you would
like to be involved. Mr Thompson and Ms Pradhan
Foxford Math's Challenge
On Tuesday, 20 March Ms Williamson and Ms Barnes presented the above students with their Maths Challenge Certificates. Schools from across the UK take part in the challenge and those who are in the top 40% all receive a certificate. A massive congratulations to you all.
MVP – Mentors in Violence Protection
Wednesday, 14 February 2018
This week the year 10 mentors were learning about drugs. They were shown a variety of fake drug samples. Information was shown in the form of body diagrams that explained in detail the horrific effects that the substances have on the human body.
MVP – Mentors in Violence Protection
On Wednesday, 07 February the MVP programme involved Knife Crime/Gangs.
Police came into school to demonstrate ways of self defence and self control.
One student who was handcuffed said:
“We were acting out a scene where I was going to be arrested. It felt like it was a real situation when the policeman put his handcuffs on me”
Year 9 Foxford In-House Netball Match
Tuesday, 30 January saw the Year 9 Boys challenge the very talented Year 9 girls to a game of netball. They fought valiantly. Ben playing as centre being one of the players that stood out to the girls. It was tough competition. Unfortunately the Boys were no match for the Girls as they beat them 11-0.
Our umpire Kia and Jade in year 11 did an excellent job in applying the rules and keeping control of the game. Thank you.
A big well done and thank you to all that took part and attended.
Year 9 Foxford Netball Team
Thursday, 1 February 2018
Foxford School (25) V Sidney Stringer (1)
Year 9 Netball team played yesterday after school, they played a home game against Sidney Stringer. They played magnificently. Tactically played very well, moving into space, effective communication and precise passing. This is what won them the game. One student was awarded player of the Match
Year 09 Options Evening
Thank you very much to all those parents who attended the Year 09 Options evening yesterday. Following several discussions with parents we have now added separate sciences to the open pathway. Your son/daughter will receive a new options form on Monday morning.
Year 9 Foxford Netball Team
Tuesday, 23 January 2018
Away fixture: Whitley Academy (6) V Foxford School (6) – Draw
Match report: Foxford showed true determination and grit during the whole game. We were leading throughout right up until the end. We showed excellent passing and movement skills around the court. A special mention has to go to the shooters who scored some fabulous goals. Well done to the team and an extra well done to Team Captain, Maddison, for being chosen for “Player of the Match”
Foxford Athletic Team
Foxford’s Athletic Team took part in The Athletic Tournament at Alan Higgs Centre on Friday, 26 January 2018. Well done to all involved. Both teams came 4th in the competition.
Mentors in Violence and Prevention
A group of 35 year 10 students are participating in the Mentors in Violence and Prevention programme. This week a Police Officer visited the school to deliver a workshop on Safety Training and Communications Skills.
Police scenarios were acted out and students were able to comment on what the officers did wrong and how they could do better.
Foxford artwork brightens up the corridors in University Hospital Coventry and Warwickshire
We are delighted to announce that the work that was produced by past students in year 10 and 11 is now being displayed in UHCW. Student’s worked closely with the hospital’s Healing Arts Programme. They looked at the artist Iain Macarthur and how he creates portraits of ordinary animals/people and transforms their faces from something plain to something entirely bizarre and wonderful at the same time. A space has been specifically dedicated at the hospital for the student’s artwork on the 2nd floor corridor. This will help significantly to the contribution to improve the wellbeing and health of patients, service users and carers as well as staff and those working in health and the arts. Well done to all involved!!
The Royal Visit
On Tuesday, 16 January 2018 a group of students visited the Coventry Cathedral Ruins to catch a glimpse of the Duke and Duchess of Cambridge. The royal couple were visiting Coventry as part of the Coventry 2021 UK City of Culture. Students had front row positions and were very lucky to shake hands with Prince William and Kate. One student said, “We were cold but it was worth it when we saw them, especially when they shook my hand.”
Stigma and Migration Workshop
British Red Cross visited Foxford School again this week to deliver a Stigma and Migration workshop to year 10. The workshop involved lots of different activities encouraging our students to explore terms such as refuges, asylum seekers and migrants. It helped to develop their understanding on why someone might have to flee their home and helped them to empathise with people arriving in a new place.
At the end of the workshop the students analysed and discussed the harmful effects of stigmatising behaviour.
First Aid Workshop
British Red Cross visited Foxford School on Wednesday, 10 January 2018 to deliver a First Aid workshop to our year 10 students. Students were taught crucial life saving skills to help build up their confidence and willingness should they ever need to act in an emergency
Foxford Festive Lunch
Foxford School Senior Maths Challenge
On Tuesday, 19 December some of our Post 16 students were presented with their Senior Maths Challenge certificates. The Senior Maths Challenge is aimed at pupils aged 16-19 studying maths and not yet at University. The competition is aimed at schools and colleges based in the UK. Well done everyone.
Foxford School Basketball Team
On Wednesday, 29 November Foxford took part in a Basketball tournament held at Whitley Academy. Foxford just missed out winning their first game against Stoke Park: Stoke Park 10 – Foxford 8.
They came back fighting in their second game and won against Cardinal Wiseman: Foxford 12 - Cardinal Wiseman 4.
They played exceptionally well and just narrowly missed out competing in the next round which would have seen them representing all schools from the Coventry East.
Well played boys!!
Post 16 Annual Sponsored Stay Awake
On Friday, 03 November Post 16 held their annual Sponsored Stay Awake. We are hoping to raise over £1000 which will go towards Macmillan Cancer Support and Extra Mile charities.
Year 7 History Project
Over the half term break year 7 were busy building castles as part of their History project. There were some amazing creations. Please take a look at some of the students work.
Year 9 visit to HAIRSPRAY
On Wednesday, 18 October 2017 Year 9 visited The Curve Theatre, Leicester to watch the award winning musical Hairspray. The students are now full of inspiration and are looking forward to starring in Foxford’s very own production taking place in February. They are all excited and are already planning what part to audition for. Members of the public who were also in the Theatre congratulated on how well they behaved. They were all a credit to Foxford School. Well done Y9.
Year 7 Bushcraft Residential Trip
This week year 7 went on a 2 day Bushcraft Residential in Oxfordshire. They were taken into the wild and experienced cooking river trout on an open fire, they built shelters to sleep in and they learnt how to navigate through the dense woodland. A fabulous time was had by all and lots of memories were made that they will carry with them for a very long time.
International Literacy Day
was Friday 15th September!
Well done to all those who got caught reading on International Literacy Day
We had two lucky WINNERS each winning £5.
Well done and ‘Keep Reading’!
Here is one of our lucky winners:
Year 10 Clare College,
University of Cambridge visit
Year 10 had an overnight visit to Clare College, University of Cambridge on Monday, 25 September. It was a fantastic opportunity for them to experience student life and a chance to think about the choices that are open to them.
‘I think one of my favourite parts of the trip was the museum tour; all of the different pieces of artwork and each statue was so interesting, and it really created a sense of history throughout Cambridge. All in all, it gave me an idea of what to expect from going to a university in the future, and how I should best spend my time there.’
Emilie Burn, Year 10
Why are GCSEs in England changing?
We are committed to driving the highest standards in schools. That’s why we have revised our GCSE qualifications in England to make them more demanding. We have done this so our young people have the knowledge and skills they need to succeed in 21st century Britain, and to match those of their peers in high-performing education systems elsewhere in the world.
The new, more challenging GCSEs will help young people develop the skills that employers tell us they need.
When are they changing?
From August 2017, the new qualifications will start to be awarded with number grades, rather than letters. The new grading scale runs from 9 to 1 instead of A* to G, with 9 the highest grade.
Not all GCSEs are changing at once – English language, English literature and maths are changing first, with students sitting these exams this summer. By 2020, all GCSEs in England will be reformed and graded using numbers instead of letters. However, most GCSEs taken by students at schools in Wales and Northern Ireland will continue to be graded A* to G.
To read more about these changes please click the following link:NewGCSES.campaign.gov.uk
All images are provided by the newgcses.campaign.gov.uk website
EAL Students visit Warwick Castle
On Thursday, 25 May 2017 EAL students visited Warwick Castle.
For some students this was the first time that they had seen a castle. Tour guides lead them round the castle and grounds and let the students experience Britain’s Ultimate Castle. They had lots of fun and found the visit very informative.
WASPS Netball visits Foxford
A Professional Wasps Netball Team player visited Foxford School to deliver a fundamental skills session. Students cannot wait to use their new skills on their next school fixture.
UKMT - Mathematical Challenge
Congratulations to all of our year 9 and 10 students who took part in the UKMT Mathematics challenge in February. The school recently received the results of the test along with certificates which Ms Williamson and Ms Barnes presented to the students this week. Well done, you all did amazingly well!!
Palace of Westminster Visit
On Tuesday, 28 March 2017 year 13 and year 10 visited The Palace of Westminster. The visit included a guided tour around the House of Commons and the House of Lords.
Foxford - Science Week 2017
Year 9 Musical - DAY OF THE DEAD
Year 9 musical ‘Day of the Dead’ was a huge success. Students took the audience to South America, exploring its traditions, culture, music celebrations and people. The ‘Day of the Dead’ or ‘El Dia de los Muertos’ is a 3 day Mexican holiday celebrating and remembering friends and family who have died. Musicians performed their own compositions, students wrote and performed their own street rap. Finally the audience were led out following a carnival procession reflecting the South American celebration of ‘Mardis Gras'.
BIG BANG Visit NEC Birmingham
Foxford STEM Group Wins 1st Prize
On Thursday, 09 March 2017 Foxford STEM group visited Birmingham Airport Flight school. Students were able to use their skills to bring to life STEM subjects, English, maths, modern languages.
Foxford won 1st prize in the challenge!
Well done STEM !!
Trampolining Team win 2nd Place
On Friday, 03 March Foxford’s Trampolining Team travelled to the Alan Higgs centre to take part in a competition. All students did an amazing job despite being very nervous. This was a new experience for most of the students (apart from Connor Brown who is a professional). Our year 7, 8 and 10 teams all came second, Ramneek in year 8 and Connor in year 10 were the highest scoring competitors across their age rage. Well done to everybody who took part.
Netball Under 13's Tournament
Results B League
1st – Bablake
2nd – King Henry VIII
3rd – Bluecoat
4th – Foxford
5th – Cardinal Wiseman
6th – Cardinal Newman
7th – President Kennedy
8th – Coundon Court
9th – Stoke Park
10th – Whitley
Well done to all involved, fantastic achievement!!!!
Sky Blues Football Community League
Foxford’s under 13’s football team visited Blue Coat Church of England School on Thursday, 09 March to play in the Sky Blues Community league.
Foxford won both of their games
Well done to all involved!!
FA Official Ms Massey-Ellis MBE visit
|In February Foxford School was very lucky to be visited by |
football referee and ex-member of staff Ms Massey-Ellis MBE.
Ms Massey-Ellis MBE left Foxford School at the end of the
Summer term to focus on her Referee career. Ms Massey-Ellis
was appointed Member of the Order of the British Empire (MBE)
in the 2017 New Year Honours for services to football.
Foxford School has been chosen to pilot a community programme
by PGMOL group (Professional game match officials). If the
programme is successful the sessions will be trialled out to start in
September 2017. Top match officials will be visiting Coventry
schools to run the sessions.
The sessions are based on helping students develop their communication, problem solving and team building skills. Students worked in small teams to design equipment or clothing that would be useful in enhancing the role of the referee. Students had the opportunity to gain an insight into what is carried in a referee’s kit bag and have a play and explore of what is already used. Students also got to have a look at the different types of kit worn by the referee.
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Class of 2016 - Prom Night
Prom night for year 11 was wonderful! An amazing time was had by all and some wonderful photographs were taken to capture the memories. You all looked very smart and beautiful in your suits and gowns. Below are just a small sample of the many photographs that were taken during the event.
Year 9 Showcase
Rapper Kay Kumar visits Foxford
Foxford A Level Art Exhibition 2016
The A Level Art Exhibition was held here at Foxford on Thursday 7th July .
As you can see we have some extremely talented students here at Foxford.
Here is some of our student's work:
Euro 2016 - England V Wales
Foxford Progress Review Day
|Progress Review day was a very successful day. |
We were delighted to see such a high turnout of
parents and students. All Progress Reviewers are
in the process of logging all agreed targets onto our systems.
These targets will be issued to students soon and a copy
sent home to parents/carers.
Thank you once again for your continued support to ensure
your child/children are focused to achieve the best that they
can whilst being educated at Foxford.
If you have any queries regarding your child and wish to
speak to your child's Progress Reviewer please do not hesitate to contact the school.
Foxford Fun Day 2016
On Thursday 19 May, 6 of our students were invited to the Lord Mayor Making Ceremony at the Coventry Cathedral. Lord Mayor Councillor Lindsley Harvard was made Coventry’s Lord Mayor. Lindsley Harvard is an ex Foxford student who attended Foxford school from 1959 to 1964. He is also on our board of Governors. Lord Mayor Councillor Lindsley Harvard also received a Lifetime Achievement Award at our Family Fun Day.
Also receiving a Lifetime Achievement Award at Foxford’s Family Fun Day was 1980’s singer, songwriter and actress Hazel O’Connor. Hazel attended Foxford School from 1965 to 1970. Hazel was excited about returning to her old school and said that she loved her time at Foxford and it stood her in good stead for her crazy life since. Hazel entertained the crowd by singing her 1980’s hit record “Will you”.
“She was amazing” said one Foxford student who was watching her sing.
Feedback from the event:
'Thank you for our charity glitter tattoos stall at Foxford Funday on Saturday. We had a great afternoon, and made £90 for our charity. I would just like to say how lovely, friendly and polite the young people from Foxford were who we met, from the young ladies selling newspapers to the lads who wanted tattoos on their foreheads! I hope they washed off in time for school today! And the musicians and singers at your school are amazing.'
Zoe Seville-Edden - Mercia MS Therapy Centre
Garden Project - Update
Cambridge College Physics Experience
On Monday, 09 May Year 9 went on a visit to Cambridge University for the Cambridge College Physics Experience. The students were taken on a tour around the University and then had a fantastic opportunity to use the Universities Laboratory's and equipment. Students felt inspired and they all had a wonderful day. Well done year 9 you behaved so well throughout the whole day!!
Fun With Flight - Royal Air Force
On Thursday Year 9 were presented with a 50 minute demonstration from The Royal Air Force.
Warwick University Visit 2016
Some of our Year 9 students had a fantastic opportunity to visit Warwick University on Friday, 29 April. Their visit included a tour of the campus and the chance to sit in on an academic teaching session. All students felt very inspired by the end of the visit and thoroughly enjoyed their day.
The Chemistry Show
Thursday 5th May 2016
On Thursday, Year 8 watched “The Chemistry Show”. The children were all so well behaved and really enjoyed the show.
Mock Magistrates' Trial Competition - 2016
Drumestra - Year of Culture for 2021
at Warwick University Business school
On Monday, 21 March 2016 pupils took part in Drumestra for Year of Culture for 2021 at Warwick University Business school.
The Foxford students performed as part of Fargo Bloco which is a Coventry based ensemble that Mr Barrett musically directed.
Well done to everybody involved you were amazing!!
National finals of the Science & Engineering Competition at the Big Bang - Birmingham NEC
We were the only school from Coventry and 80% of all other schools were grammar/private schools.
It was a two day event and the students did really well presenting their engineering projects to the celebrity judges.
Congratulations to them for getting so far.
Houses of Parliament Trip
Some of our year 13 students went on a trip to visit the Houses of Parliament in London. Whilst they were there they also did some sight seeing. It looks as though they had a brilliant time and what a wonderful photograph!
E-safety and Cyber bullying awareness
Singer Beth Sherburn visited Foxford
Singer Beth Sherburn came into school on Friday, 26 February to deliver the message to Year 8 and Year 9 students about ‘Keeping Safe On-line’ and Cyber Bullying. The students found this very useful and enjoyed Beth’s singing performances. Beth really managed to get the message across to the students about the dangers that can happen on social media.
Beth has worked with and released a song called ‘Joker’ with Lil Wayne and has also supported The Saturdays on their tour.
‘Destiny should not be determined by demography’
Melanie Tran, Year 13 spoke at the Business in the Community Business Class launch of their report ‘Destiny should not be determined by demography’ on Wednesday, 03 February 2016 at Lloyds Bank Management Centre in Solihull.
Melanie spoke and gave her perspective as a student, of how the links that Foxford have with University Hospital Coventry and Warwickshire shaped her aspirations, which resulted her in applying for a degree in medicine.
Mr Dave Hughes, Regional Education Manager, Business in the Community c/o Jaguar Cars said after the launch, “Can you please thank Melanie for her superb performance – she has certainly been the topic of conversation. She was a credit to the school.”
Well done Melanie!!!!
Trampoline Zonal Schools competition in Cardiff
Well Done Connor Brown 9F7
“Here are some photos that were taken at the Trampoline Zonal Schools competition in Cardiff. I was representing Foxford School.
I was competing some moves which I had never competed in before and did a great performance.
Within my group there were 12 others making a total of 13, I came 5th.
I was only a few points off the final, there will be another schools competition later in the year where I am going back aiming to win!” From Connor Brown, 9F7
On Tuesday, 17 November 2015 Foxford held its 2nd Enrichment Day. Enrichment Days are special school days eagerly-anticipated by all our students. The topic of each Enrichment Day is designed to augment the current classroom curriculum.
- Year 7 - Dragons Den ‘Create your Own Christmas Toy’
- Year 8 - The real game
- Year 9 - Dragons Den – ‘Design the latest soft drink’
- Year 10 - Triple Science Game
- Year 11 - Careers fayre and ‘How to write your personal statement’
Please have a look at the photographs to see our students hard at work.
Students play for the WASPS community team!
Over the past two weeks students from all year groups have had the chance to sample and play rugby at a variety of levels thanks to the link we have forged with Engage! And Wasps. A number of students from Foxford School also had the opportunity to visit London last week which brought an end to a successful Rugby World Cup event at the school. Tyrell Daley, Bryce Pritchett, Monique Tamne, Priety Nahar and Brandon Holden all had the opportunity to represent the school and city by playing for the Wasps’ Urban Rugby Squad. Foxford provided the joint highest number of students for the team which played 4 fixtures against Leicester, Harlequins, London Irish and Saracens.
Later in the week 6 girls from the school were invited to the Rugby World Cup fanzone in Trafalgar Square where they met Womens Rugby World Cup winner Rachael Burford - and participated in games and events in the fanzone.
Raising money for charity - Stay Awake Event
Post 16 students have held a charity event to raise much needed money for 3 chosen charities. The students (with supporting staff members) stayed awake for 24 hours on Friday 6 November 2015.
This year they raised money for: ‘The extra mile’ (a school being built in Sierra Leone, which Foxford sixth form has supported for many years), The refugee crisis and Zoe’s place (a children’s hospice in Coventry).
The total raised so far is:
£850.00 But they are still aiming to reach over £1,000.00!
UPDATE 16/11/15 - Total raised so far: £1,016.11
A massive thank you to everyone!
Some of our students were involved in a Mock Magistrates' Trial Competition this week, where they experienced the processes of a real courtroom.
Here are some more photos of the day:
Mock Magistrates' Trial Competition - March 2015
Charity Event - March 2015
Well done to the Sixth Form Charity Committee who organised the sponsored Stay Awake and to the students who raised:
Which was divided between The Extra Mile and WaterAid
Year 13 students Gemma Pierce, Laura Pears, Callum McKay, Tyler Hemming
with Mike Fielding, The Extra Mile and Sheila Grice, WaterAid
British Science Week - 13th - 22nd March 2015
Numerous activities are taking place here at Foxford to celebrate British Science Week:
- Friday 13th March - Chemistry Show
- Monday 16th March - Bloodhound & Rockets
- Tuesday 17th March - Chemical Fountain
- Wednesday 18th March - Making bath bombs
- Thursday 19th March - Physics showcase
- Friday 20th March - Total Eclipse Day & Science Busking
Note: Students who will be experiencing the Solar Eclipse have been informed of the safety concerns.
We are especially excited about the upcoming Solar Eclipse:
Friday, 20 March 2015, 09:31
Coventry: Partial Solar Eclipse
- Begins: Fri, 20 Mar 2015, 08:26
- Maximum: Fri, 20 Mar 2015, 09:31
- Ends: Fri, 20 Mar 2015, 10:41
Duration: 2 hours, 15 minutes
RED NOSE DAY - Friday 13th March 2015
Our Year 11 students ran a number of fund raising activities to raise money for Red Nose Day.
Total raised so far is: