Sibford School

Sibford, Banbury

Established in 1842 as a co-educational boarding school for the children of Quaker families, Sibford School is set in more than 50 acres of grounds surrounded by glorious Oxfordshire countryside.

Today the school accommodates both boarders and day pupils, of all faiths and none, and is currently home to around 400 pupils, aged between three and 18. The Quaker values of the school, which seek to recognise ‘that of God in everyone’, remain at the heart of all we do. We believe passionately in the uniqueness of every pupil and know it is our job to seek out and nurture their gifts and develop their confidence to meet the challenges of the 21st century.

Key Facts

Location  Banbury
School Status  Co-educational
Headteacher  Toby Spence
Available Courses  GCSE and A-level
Accommodation  Boarding
% of international students 10%
Number of students 424
Number in Sixth Form 77
Facilities ICT Suites, Food Technology, Art School, Music School, ESOL rooms, Sciences Labs, Language labs, Swimming Pool, Squash Courts, Football and Rugby pitches, Tennis Courts, Cricket Pitch,
Features Lots of musical opportunities; concerts, bands, choir, quartets, individual instrument tuition, Art and Drama performances, regular competitive sports fixtures inc. Horse riding and Golf, Duke of Edinburgh award, Charities Group, Model United Nations, Fair Trade Group, Work Experience.
As well as over 25 additional lunchtime activities ranging from origami to electronics, astronomy to comedy club.
Additional features The school has a specialist ESOL department (English to Speakers of Other Languages) staffed by experienced TEFL teachers dedicated to helping our students acquire the language skills needed for academic achievement.
Academic achievements Graduates from Oxford in 2013 in Math and Physics,Student accepted to University College London to read Biochemistry,

Student accepted to York to read Physics and Astro Physics,

Students studying Medicine at Bristol

 University Destinations Oxford, University College London, York, Bristol, London Metropolitan, Loughborough, Manchester, Kings College.

 

 

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Educational Courses Covered

Core Subjects: English Language, English Literature, Mathematics, Statistics, Science, Religious Studies, PSHE, Physical Education

Optional subjects: Art & Design, Business Studies, Design & Technology, Drama, Food Preparation & Nutrition, Geography, History, Horticulture, Information & Creative Technology, Media, Modern Languages (French & Spanish), Music, Physical Education, Single Science, Textiles

Subjects offered at A-level are:

Art, Biology, Business Studies, Business Studies and Economics, Business BTEC Level 3 Diploma, Chemistry, Design Technology: Product design/3D design, Drama & Theatre, Economics, English Literature, Geography, History, IT, ITQ, Mathematics, Core Mathematics, Further Mathematics, Modern Foreign Languages, Music, Physics, Psychology, Religious Studies, Sport Science/PE, Sport & Physical Activity, Textiles

 

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