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REVEALED: The best and worst schools for absence rates

The Oxford Academy headteacher Niall McWilliams

SCHOOLS with the highest absence rates in the county have already begun tackling the problem, but headteachers say more needs to be done.

6:32am Tuesday 2 May 2017

FOOTBALL: Chinnor A hit back to stun Lusitanos Oxford and win Doug Hobbs Cup

ELATION: Heyford Athletic celebrate after beating Adderbury United 1-0 to win the Oxfordshire Senior League’s President’s Cup

CHINNOR A came from behind to stun Lusitanos Oxford and win the Oxford City FA’s Doug Hobbs Cup final at Kidlington.

7:21am Wednesday 17 May 2017

Wacky array of installations aims to get youngsters into arts

Eleanor Begley with her sculpture, titled Fig.

A WEIRD and wonderful array of artwork has been laid on at the Oxford Academy in a bid to get youngsters hooked on the arts.

1:55pm Wednesday 10 May 2017

Fresh cohort of volunteers prepare to support struggling families

Linda Smith with volunteers at Home-Start celebrating the completion of their eight-week training

A FRESH cohort of kind-hearted volunteers is preparing to get to work with families across Oxford on behalf of a Blackbird Leys charity.

9:44am Monday 15 May 2017

Money 'wasted' on free schools should fund education: Labour

Angela Rayner visits a cookery class at The Oxford Academy. Nanio Carvalho, Liz Brighouse, Angela Rayner, Andrew Smith MP and Head of Technology Miss Shontelle Magenty.Picture Richard Cave.

HUNDREDS of millions of pounds being ‘wasted’ on free schools could be used by a future Labour government to make sure all schools are funded properly.

6:04am Thursday 27 April 2017

Students have it in the bag as they win contest to sell products at new Westgate

Westgate retail challenge winners from Oxford Academy

STUDENTS from Oxford Academy proved they had it in the bag after winning a competitive 'Dragons' Den' style challenge staged by the owners of the new Westgate.

9:39am Wednesday 29 March 2017

Calling all young snappers: estate photography contest is back

Jaclyn Wiid of The Oxford Academy with with some of last year's winners, Lillie Winter, Holly Cornish, Eveie Allsworth, Jessica Tyrrell and Harry Woollands

SNAP-HAPPY youngsters with an eye for the perfect picture are preparing to fight for the crown of Leys Young Photographer of the Year.

9:55am Thursday 20 April 2017

'Amazing' Oxford University initiative aims to inspire the city's youngsters

'Amazing' Oxford University initiative aims to inspire the city's youngsters

AN 'AMAZING' initiative to inspire the city's youngsters to apply for university has been praised by teachers.

9:50am Wednesday 12 April 2017

Parents urged to make big issue of education funding at General Election

PICTURE: Jon Lewis.DATE: 19.10.2016..LOCATION: Oxford .CATCHLINE: The Oxford Academy Outstanding.BOOKED BY: LS.LENGTH: Lead.CONTACT: Niall McWilliams 01865 774311..CAPTION: The Oxford Academy (TOA) has come 14th outb of 6382 schoosl nationally in its Prog

PARENTS worried about school funding have been urged to turn it into a major issue at the General Election.

7:01am Saturday 22 April 2017

PARENT POWER - new group in fight for more school funding

Abingdon parents are campaigning against school funding cuts. Pictured L to R are, Julie Scott, Lorna Wright, Karen Gerard, organiser Helen Brockett, Nicola Bird and Emma Jackson.13.03.2017. Picture by Jon Lewis

FEARS over the future of children's education have driven dozens of parents in Oxfordshire to join forces in an attempt to secure more cash for schools.

6:38am Tuesday 14 March 2017
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