Sibford pupils publish story book

  • 10 April 2017

Pupils at Sibford Junior School have entered the world of publishing and produced their own short story book.

Raising the roof for homeless charity

  • 05 April 2017

Young choristers have raised more than £880 for an Oxfordshire homeless charity.

Hats off to children's author

  • 16 March 2017

Hat's the way to do it ... children’s author Katherine Woodfine made sure she got a head start when she visited Sibford School in Oxfordshire to chat about her latest novel.

Sibford School goes bananas

  • 07 March 2017

Pupil power has led to caterers at Sibford School in Oxfordshire stocking only Fairtrade bananas. The announcement was made during Fairtrade Fortnight (27 February - 12 March)

A Sibford School girl has beaten tough competition to gain a place with the RFU Academy

Sibford pupil selected for rugby academy - 01 March 2017

Sibford to host 2017 Elite Insurance Schools Sevens

  • 02 February 2017

Northampton Saints has announced the dates and venues for the 2017 Elite Insurance Schools Sevens Series. And Sibford School near Banbury will once again be hosting the Oxfordshire regional tournament.

Quaker schools singing in harmony

  • 25 January 2017

Students from Quaker schools in Oxfordshire, West Yorkshire, Essex and Northern Ireland will be joining together in harmony on 1 April when they present the Friends Schools Joint Choir Festival 2017.

School marks official birthday

  • 24 January 2017

Sibford School marks the entry of first registered pupil on 16 January 1842

Year 9 pupil Althea in rehearsal on the trapeze.

High flying pupils to give stunning Cabaret performance

  • 13 January 2017

Pupils at Sibford School will be reaching for the sky next month when they perform their own adaptation of the musical Cabaret. The performance will feature 45 cast members... including two on trapeze!

Youngsters create giant Nativity bauble

  • 18 December 2016

Youngsters at Sibford School in Oxfordshire stepped into Christmas when they made themselves into a Giant Nativity bauble.

Des Res homes await prickly lodgers

  • 30 November 2016

Junior pupils at Sibford School in Oxfordshire are hoping to attract some prickly visitors with their specially created hedgehog houses.

Pupils get insight into ground-breaking exhibition

  • 08 November 2016

Pupils at Sibford School in Oxfordshire will mark Armistice Day by receiving a unique insight into a ground-breaking exhibition which opens at The Martin Luther King Museum in Liverpool later this month.

Radiohead drummer presents charity cheque

  • 27 October 2016

The day after it was announced that Radiohead would headline the 2017 Glastonbury Festival, the band’s drummer, Phil Selway, visited Sibford School in Oxfordshire to hand over a cheque for more than £8,000 to the charity SeeSaw.

Isabel is pictured with her former English teacher, Tracy Knowles. Tracy still teaches English at Sibford and is also Assistant Head (Pastoral).

Former pupil joins prize giving celebrations

  • 22 September 2016

Former Sibford pupil, Isabel Chapman, was guest speaker at the Sibford School’s 2016 Evening of Celebration. The annual prize giving celebrates the achievements of GCSE and A Level students.

Sibford pupils celebrate GCSE results

  • 25 August 2016

Pupils at Sibford School were celebrating today following the publication of GCSE results. A*s and A recorded across a broad range of subjects.

Twins Alex and Daniel Bullard-James

Fantastic results for Sibford students

  • 18 August 2016

Sibford School is delighted to announce some fantastic A Level results achieved by students across a broad range of subjects.

Pictured: Sibford Sixth Form students with some of their Nicaraguan hosts and (front) accompanying teachers Debbie Simpkins and Andy Foakes.

Students help to decorate Nicaraguan school

  • 11 August 2016

Sixth Form students from Sibford School in Oxfordshire have spent the summer holidays helping to decorate a school in Nicaragua.

Natasha Devon is pictured with Sibford students Kate Mills (left) and Caroline Berkley

Sibford students learn about self esteem

  • 03 July 2016

Former children’s mental health tsar, Natasha Devon MBE, visited Sibford School in Oxfordshire as part of the school’s first ever Year 11 into Year 12 Induction programme.

Matt Rainsberry is pictured left with Sibford Head of Drama, Neil Madden.

Sibford's Matt is in the spotlight

  • 15 June 2016

Sibford School Sixth Form student Matt Rainsberry was invited to attend a prestigious workshop with Rufus Norris, multi-award winning Artistic Director of the National Theatre.

Gold Medal for Sibford's Rosie

  • 07 June 2016

Rosie Weston, a pupil at Sibford School near Banbury, wins gold in the 2016 European Triathlon Championships in Lisbon, Portugal. 

Going wild for WWF

  • 27 May 2016

Sibford pupils go wild in support of WWF

Youngsters learn the art of samba reggae

Youngsters feel the Samba beat - 20 April 2016
World Book Day Winners: Jessica Main, Seamus Casey, Charlotte Harries-Harris, Grace Marot, Rebecca Shilling and Harvey Jones.

Pupils win £500 on World Book Day Competiton

  • 03 March 2016

Year 8 pupils at Sibford School near Banbury in Oxfordshire are getting set for a spending spree after winning £500 in the 2016 World Book Day Award competition.

Sibford students Billy Burton (Year 7) and Amy Bothwell (Year 9) are pictured with some of the Chinese students.

Chinese students visit Sibford

  • 01 February 2016

 Twenty-six young people from China spent the day at Sibford School in Oxfordshire to find out more about the English education system.

Pictured under the sea is eight-year-old Max Mallalieu-Needle.

Pupils dive deep under the sea

  • 20 January 2016

Junior pupils at Sibford School in Oxfordshire are going 'under the sea' this half term as they learn about all things maritime.

Toby Spence is pictured (left) with Sibford's current head Michael Goodwin

Toby Spence appointed as new head of Sibford School

  • 18 January 2016

Toby Spence has been appointed as the new Head of Sibford School near Banbury, Oxfordshire. He will succeed Michael Goodwin, who is retiring after being Head of the Quaker school since 2004.

10-year-olds Tennison Witherford and Sofia Nycander Calnan undertake their first good deed … emptying the recycling bin.

Good deed countdown to Christmas

  • 11 December 2015

Young pupils at Sibford School in Oxfordshire are committing themselves to doing a good deed a day in the run up to Christmas.

Jonathan Stroud is pictured with Yasmin Boxall, Tane Bruce Wallis and Charlie Brady … complete with ghost hunting apparel and copies of the Lockwood & Co. books.

Award winning author visits Sibford

  • 19 November 2015

Jonathan Stroud, author of Lockwood & Co. and the Bartimaeus Sequence and founder of the creativity campaign, Freedom to Think, visited Sibford School near Banbury to chat to pupils about his writing, ghosts and the fact that, contrary to popular belief, you can tell a book by its cover!

Pupils plant trees of knowledge

  • 13 November 2015

Pupils at Sibford School are creating a new heritage apple orchard featuring different varieties that have originated in Oxfordshire and the neighbouring counties.

•	Hat’s the way to do it! Neil Madden is pictured with tutees Esther Rippon, Hannah Denley, Devon Perry and Jonno Todd.

Pupils tip their hats for Nepal

  • 09 November 2015

Pupils and staff at an Oxfordshire school have raised more than £800 for The Mary Ward School for underprivileged girls in Kathmandu.

Michael Burton and Ben Taylor

Boys buck the national trend

  • 20 August 2015

More than a half of Sibford School students picking up their GCSE results today have achieved at least one A* or A grade

Lainey Howard is pictured with Sibford Head Michael Goodwin. Lainey got an A* in Art, B in Drama and Philosophy & Ethics and C in Biology and is off to the University of Kent to study Anthropology.

Top results are spread across the board

  • 13 August 2015

2015 has seen Sixth Form students from Sibford School near Banbury gaining top A Level grades across a broad range of subject areas. 

Dean Woods and Peter Robinson are pictured with pupils from Sibford School

Former pupil lends vehicle of the future to school of the past

  • 05 June 2015

Pupils at an Oxfordshire school are being given the opportunity to see for themselves the game-changing technology and environmental impact of hybrid vehicles … thanks to an old scholar.

Head Michael Goodwin is pictured with some of Sibford's pupils

Sibford School receives praise from inspectors

  • 02 June 2015

Sibford School near Banbury offers 'a well-planned curriculum that is stimulating and of high quality' and that enables all pupils 'from the youngest through to those in the sixth form to make good progress', according to independent school inspectors.

Sibford pupil to represent GB in Chicago Triathlon

  • 12 May 2015

Sibford School pupil Rosie Weston is to represent Great Britain in the 2015 Chicago ITU Sprint Distance Triathlon World Championship.

18-year-old voters: Oscar Rigby, Joe Slatter, Ollie Rigby and Sebastian Graves-Read.

18-year-olds place their votes ... twice!

  • 12 May 2015

Electon day saw sixth form students at Sibford School in Oxfordshire exercising their right to vote not once but twice!

Sibford School Sponsors Talk at Literary Festival

  • 30 April 2015

Head of Sibford School, Michael Goodwin, is pictured with actress and author Sheila Hancock.

Pictured are: Sixth Form students Max Harwood, Katie Mackenzie and Thomas Meredith with Junior School pupils Ryan Taylor (age 8), Sofia Mattinson (age 8) and Jack Stewart (age 7).

Banding Together to Show Support

  • 31 March 2015

Pupils at Sibford School have shown their support for a fellow student who is currently undergoing treatment for leukaemia by paying to wear bandanas in a bid to raise funds for cancer charities.

It's Elementary ... Simon Mayo Talks Itchcraft!

  • 05 March 2015

On the eve of World Book Day, author and broadcaster Simon Mayo visited Sibford School to chat to students about his book trilogy … Itch, Itch Rocks and Itchcraft.

Giving a lunchtime feed to the hungry pair are 11-year-old Grace Marot and 12-year-old Jessica Main.

New Lambs Arrive at Sibford School

  • 25 February 2015

Spring has sprung at Sibford School near Banbury with the appearance of two baby lambs.

Sibford School will be using the ISSP grant to focus on science

Sibford School gains Government backing for partnership collaboration

  • 11 February 2015

Sibford School is one of just 18 schools to successfully bid for an Independent/State School Partnership Primary Curriculum Project. The Oxfordshire Quaker independent school will use the funding to run two science workshops in partnership with the neighbouring state primary.

Hats the way to do it!

  • 02 February 2015

Pupils at Sibford School in Oxfordshire donned woolly hats to raise more than £345 for homeless charity St Mungo's Broadway.

Hats the way to do it!

  • 02 February 2015

Pupils at Sibford School in Oxfordshire donned woolly hats to raise more than £345 for homeless charity St Mungo's Broadway.

Senior pupils: Scarlett Fowler, Charlotte Harries-Harris, Emma Mortimer, Alex Thompson and Meghan Robinson.

Hats the way to do it!

  • 02 February 2015

Pupils at Sibford School in Oxfordshire donned woolly hats to raise more than £345 for homeless charity St Mungo's Broadway.

Drama students use GCSE coursework to warn of dangers of social media

  • 26 January 2015

Sibford students have combined coursework with community action in a bid to warn fellow pupils about the dangers of social media.

Sibford School receives British Council backing

  • 19 January 2015

Sibford School in Oxfordshire has been awarded funding from the British Council to help it continue its partnership with schools in Western Uganda.

Cozy comforts generate cash for Ebola crisis

  • 17 November 2014

Pupils at Sibford School in Oxfordshire wore cozy comforts to raise cash for the Ebola Crisis Appeal.


  • 11 November 2014

Sibford School marked Armistice Day 2014 with the opening of a new Peace Garden created in recognition of the 100th anniversary of the start of World War 1 and as a tribute to former student, Conrad Lewis, who was killed in Afghanistan on 9 February 2011. Conrad's parents, Tony and Sandi Lewis returned to the school to perform the official opening.