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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

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

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

'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

Need for body cameras for teachers rubbished by heads of Oxford schools

The body cameras would be similar to this one worn by a Metropolitan Police officer.

BODY cameras worn by teachers would not improve behaviour in Oxford's schools and could destroy trust between teachers and pupils, it has been claimed.

2:10pm Saturday 11 February 2017

Entrepreneurs of the future to hit the streets

The "Oblique" team, pictured with their hand-crafted air-fresheners and decorations, at The Oxford Academy. They are taking part in this Saturday's Young Enterprise trade fair at Templar's Square shopping centre. Pictured at the front he

COWLEY’S Templars Square shopping centre will be taken over by almost 300 teenage traders on Saturday.

10:55am Friday 27 January 2017

Saxon settlement could lie beneath site of new school sports pitch

The refurbished pitch at The Oxford Academy that opened earlier this year. Photographer: David Fleming.

A SAXON settlement could lie beneath land earmarked for a new 3G sports pitch at an Oxford secondary school.

8:40am Friday 17 February 2017

Obituary: Former Oxfordshire cricket stalwart dies

6  7  09 Cricket Oxfordshire CB .Simon Porter (left) presents award to Keith Arnold for his record WK score .Catchline keith Arnold.Picture by Steve Wheeler.

SIMON Porter, who had died aged 66, was one of the leading figures in Oxfordshire cricket for more than 40 years and will be remembered for his leadership and vision.

12:01am Thursday 16 February 2017

Success for St Gregory the Great School in league tables

St Gregory the Great Catholic School's principal Dr. Marcella McCarthy with happy sixth-formers. Picture by Jon Lewis

A STRONG focus on a range of qualifications has been credited with helping an East Oxford school secure top position in a league table.

12:50pm Saturday 4 February 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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