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Bicester Learning Academy is a multi-academy trust currently comprising The Cooper School and Glory Farm Primary School. The ambitions for the schools are high: that we should provide to all our students a first-class and improving education that enables them, in all aspects of their lives, to make the progress and achieve the standards that reflect their full ability.




Executive Headteacher: Mr Ben Baxter

Choosing the right school to work in can be a minefield. The current political climate  has resulted in there being a huge variety of types of schools to select from and not all types are right for everyone. At The Cooper School, we pride ourselves on being forward thinking in terms of curriculum decisions which support our students; focused on improving learning  through the use of new technologies and determined to continuously refine our approaches to teaching and learning.  Joining us as a member of staff at The Cooper School means being able to see the big picture for the students here. It means that whilst we always strive for academic excellence, we also place great value upon students becoming adaptable, resourceful and enquiring. These are the sort of skills that will enable them to become effective citizens, just as much as their academic results will.  As such, we encourage independent learning, enrichment initiatives and House based teamwork and  cooperation. Schemes exist not simply for students to help each other with reading or tutor each other for GCSE success but also to contribute to the wider community. Break and lunchtimes can often see the courtyard pictured filled with stalls selling cakes as fundraisers for chosen charities, stemming from issues that matter to the students themselves, for example. In reality we are a successful and oversubscribed school with over 1300 students on roll, including a relatively new, thriving, oversubscribed sixth form with a stunning £4.5 million sixth form centre. We were rated as outstanding by OFSTED in 2011 and good with outstanding features in 2013 under the new framework.  We have the results to prove it. Results at GCSE are strong in all key measures for both attainment and progress.  At Post 16 we have achieved outstanding student progress in two of the last 3 years (ALPS 3) where our students’ progress is in the top 25% of all sixth forms in the country. Last year alone 25% of the grades achieved by our students were A/A*. Numbers enrolling into the sixth form remain very encouraging and the percentage of our students going onto higher education, including Russell Group universities, is significantly higher than local and national averages.Our students are thriving. Working here is an opportunity to flourish as a professional. We ‘grow our own’ leaders. We offer a full range of Continuous Professional Learning (CPL) opportunities,  so whether you are an NQT, still early in your teaching career,  Middle or Senior Leader you will be both encouraged and challenged to grow professionally.  Many new staff are given the opportunity to take on additional responsibilities which is a mark of their quality and commitment to making progress in their own careers as well as their desire to become part of a successful and positive organisation. This is an immensely exciting time to join us, if we sound the right school for you. We have many opportunities  ahead with the growth of Bicester and with the opportunities of being a new Multi-Academy Trust with the potential for growth in the near future.  Most of all, however, it’s an exciting place because we never stop working at getting better and better at what we do for our students. If we could be for you, I welcome your application to join us.




Executive Headteacher: Mr Ian Elkington

 Glory Farm is an extraordinary school, where adults and children work together in a warm, exciting and stimulating environment. Pupils aged between four and eleven from our richly mixed catchment area are taught in mixed ability classes, working under the care and guidance of their own class teacher. We are proud of our learning environment, the equipment and facilities we offer, and the way in which the children use, enjoy and respect them. Aims and Values Our core aim is to help children to develop their full potential for the benefit of themselves and the rest of society. At  Glory Farm School we aim to support our children to:

  • Spend each day together in learning, laughter and love;
  • Develop their powers of reasoning and logical thought;
  • Encourage them to make an unselfish, but rewarding contribution to the society in which they live and work, and to value the contributions of others;
  • Promote the skills and knowledge of science and technology in an ever changing world;
  • Stimulate their curiosity and imagination, and thereby foster creative expression;
  • Help them to know, appreciate and respect their environment in relation to the school, the local community and the wider world;
  • Assist them in learning to control their movement and to achieve mastery over themselves in all situations;
  • Promote their spiritual, moral and cultural development to prepare them for the opportunities, responsibilities and experiences of adult life.

We believe that every child can achieve personal excellence- our task is to ensure that they all do. Our teaching acknowledges that every child is an individual by including whole class work, small group, individual and independent study. We aim to provide children with an education which equips them to take a full, active and confident part in society, while developing personal and social skills through learning and enjoying a broad range of subjects.