Post 16 News

Lunchtime Lectures at The Cooper School!

What are the Lunchtime Lectures at The Cooper School?   The aim is to enthuse, motivate and inspire our students by offering them a series of challenging lectures on topics they will not meet in the classroom. The lectures will give them a better understanding of the world around them and encourage them to dream big [...]

Post 16 Students vs Teachers Football Match 2018

Friday 20th April saw the annual Students vs Teaching Staff Charity Football Match. This year the chosen charity is The Teenage Cancer Research Trust and a collection was held at the gate, gathering almost £120! Despite that heat, both teams put in an extremely energetic performance to provide nail biting entertainment for the crowd. Victory came [...]

Lessons from Auschwitz Project

Please take the time to read and follow this thought provoking blog by two of our Post 16 students, Anna Webb and Leah Moore! Recently, Leah Moore and I (Anna Webb), wrote a blog detailing our experiences on our Lessons from Auschwitz Project. We would really appreciate it if you took the time to read [...]

Update – Mobile Phones in School

Dear Parents/Guardians This is a reminder that mobile phones should be turned off and remain out of sight (in bags or blazer pocket) during the school day. We are not banning them from the school site per se as some other schools have done, as we are aware that there are occasions when students require [...]

Year 12 Visit to Trinity College Oxford

A group of 22 keen year 12 students attended a visit to Trinity College Oxford on 8th March.  The purpose of the day was to dispel any misconceptions about studying at Oxford University (or other equivalent highly prestigious places of learning), to look around the college and to understand exactly the differences that applying to [...]

Debating Team Success!

The newly-formed TCS Debating Team had great success in the Cherwell Democracy Challenge on Friday, winning both of their debates on abuse in social media and private providers in the NHS, tying for second place overall. Whilst they did not take part in the final debate they were highly commended by the judges who singled [...]

Excellent Key Stage 4 (GCSE) Results at The Cooper School!

Excellent Key Stage 4 (GCSE) Results at The Cooper School In October, the Department for Education (DfE) published provisional data for this summer’s (2017’s) GCSE results. These results cast the performance of students at The Cooper School in a very bright light indeed. The key measures are as follows:  Measure School National* Progress 8 +0.17 [...]