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Young Bodicote cast gets ready to take on hungry plant

Bodicote Church Youth Drama Group will be at Bishop Loveday School next week as they battle to keep Banbury safe from a very hungry plant.

Theatre and Comedy
Which fossils will you discover at Banbury Museum?

Banbury Museum’s half term program features fossils, animals and virtual worlds

Banbury Museum, located in the Castle Quay Shopping Centre, has a wide range of children’s activities on offer during next week’s half term.

Education
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Banbury college provider praised by Ofsted

The provider behind Banbury and Bicester College was praised by the education watchdog with bosses paying tribute to the students and staff who contributed.

Education
Andrew Smith from Barnardo's (left), NOA head of music Ben Judson (centre) and music teacher James Stevenson (right) with children from the school and the Sycamore Centre holding the Every Child CD. NNL-180130-191410009

LISTEN: Banbury youngsters produce song promoting inclusiveness

School children and young people with disabilities from Banbury worked together to produce a song to promote inclusiveness.

News
Blessed George Napier School, Banbury, PE award. Stewart Orton, Head of PE, left and Will Woodham, PE teacher, right, with year 10 and year 8 pupils. NNL-180123-121109009

BGN crowned Sports School of the Year

Blessed George Napier School is celebrating this week as they were once again crowned Oxfordshire Sports School of the Year for the second time in succession.

News

LISTEN: Banbury youngsters produce song promoting inclusiveness

School children and young people with disabilities from Banbury worked together to produce a song to promote inclusiveness.
News

REVEALED: How Banburyshire secondary schools fared in new league tables

New league tables showing how much progress pupils have made at secondary schools across Banburyshire have been published today (Thursday January 25).

Education
Superintendent Mark Johns presents Ysabella Mistula with her award for winning the logo competition. Photo: Thames Valley Police NNL-181001-164843001

Banbury schoolgirl wins logo competition for safeguarding group

A Banbury schoolgirl was presented with an award by police after beating competition from across Cherwell district to design a logo for a safeguarding group.

News
The deadline for applications is Monday January 15

Days left for parents to apply for primary school places in Banburyshire

The deadline for parents to apply for their child’s primary school place is fast approaching.

Education
Stratford MP Nadhim Zahawi

Stratford MP Nadhim Zahawi given ministerial role in reshuffle

Stratford MP Nadhim Zahawi, who represents much of south Warwickshire, has been given a ministerial role in Theresa May’s reshuffle today (Tuesday, January 9).

Politics
Harriers library bus is a converted double decker with wooden deck area NNL-170412-095426001

Banbury Academy showcase Christmas in video

Banbury Aspirations campuses have joined forces to present a Christmas video which is now on Youtube.

News
Peppa Pig

Peppa Pig ‘encourages parents to abuse NHS services’ says family doctor

Peppa Pig may be encouraging concerned parents to tie up NHS services with trivial issues, according to a family doctor.

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Banbury’s newest school is 100 days young

Longford Park Primary School celebrated its first 100 days with invited staff, pupils, parents and guests.

Education
Chipping Norton School's sixth form was rated as 'outstanding' by Ofsted. Many students were delighted on A-level results day. Photo courtesy of the school

High praise for Chipping Norton School from Ofsted inspectors

Everyone at Chipping Norton School is celebrating after being highly praised by Ofsted inspectors.

Education
Jess de Ayala and Jamie Worth from Amazon Banbury with Leo Bell, six, Ruby Golder, six, and Kelsie Gillet-Hill, six, after helping out at William Morris Primary School's Magic Breakfast Club. Photo: Dave Fleming NNL-171112-170501001

Breakfast club at Banbury primary school kept well fed by Amazon

Banbury pupils were surprised by the team from the town’s Amazon depot to celebrate a new funding partnership for its breakfast club.

Education
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Most Banburyshire schools due to reopen tomorrow

Most schools across Banburyshire are expected to reopen tomorrow but some are yet to declare officially after closing today (Monday, December 11).

Education
An Austin Powers-inspired snowman from Tony Dedman NNL-171112-100936001

Disruption continues across Banburyshire after heavy snow

The heavy snow that covered Banburyshire in white continues to cause disruption today (Monday, December 11).

News

Double success for Bloxham Primary School

Bloxham Primary School is in celebratory mood this week as it receives good news on two fronts.

News
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Celebration at Banbury nursery after third glowing Ofsted report in a row

The Close Day Nursery School in Banbury has scored a ‘hatrick’ as it has received its third consecutive outstanding grading from Ofsted.

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Hillview Primary School students get up close and personal with the creatures at the Exotic Zoo with expert handler Ryan Jordan NNL-171127-143014001

VIDEO: Banbury Space Studio’s science fair goes off with a Big Bang

One of the largest science fairs of its type took place last week at Banbury Space Studio encouraging students to take a fresh look at the sciences.

Education
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