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04/12/21

The Year 7 boys basketball team showed great sportsmanship and talent at the Richmond Knights tournament! A highlight was Dominic and Luca being recognised by the tournament directors as rising stars and presented with the knight of the week award. Well done boys and keep it up! https://t.co/ADr4m2gdOg

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04/12/21

It’s beginning to feel a lot like Christmas! A reminder to Year 7 to make payment on SQUID by Wednesday to participate in the Year 7 Christmas Party! https://t.co/NjULc9nN4Z

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03/12/21

It was great to host the trampolining refresher CPD course at Twickenham School this week as teachers from all over borough continue to keep up with the latest practices and guidelines. https://t.co/JCaZxTZg2X

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02/12/21

The Year 8 and 9 girls Basketball team continued their winning form against Sir Richard Reynolds coming out 12-10 victors. Player of the match was Ariana. https://t.co/y292tw8oFz

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02/12/21

Year 9 Boys Football team took on in a friendly match this afternoon and played out a very close 2-2 draw. Once again it was great to see so many staff attend and cheer on the students! https://t.co/VORaxOzPMa

01/12/21

The Jack Petchy foundation is an organisation who inspire and motivate young people across London and Essex. They are looking for Students at Twickenham School to complete this survey and be in the chance to win £200. See the link below. https://t.co/P8u71I1CTD

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01/12/21

In Year 8 Art students have been looking at Impressionism including the work of Monet and Renoir. Building up layers of colour they have emulated the work of these famous artists. These are fantastic examples from Year 8! https://t.co/oywzLM7YrW

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30/11/21

Year 10 physics enjoyed getting hands on and creative with electricity! 💡🚨🚦#Science https://t.co/gMFtVrXhtS

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29/11/21

There are so many extra-curricular clubs you could attend this week. If you are able to attend 6 clubs you will be awarded with 10 merits! That’s right 10! Well done Mhedi on accomplishing this last week. https://t.co/Z5ujmwn4UI

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28/11/21

At Twickenham School Year 10 and 11 students utilise in the classroom and at home to access an abundance of resources and videos to assist their learning. https://t.co/S6PRkyvX0T

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26/11/21

Yesterday Petya was awarded her prizes for winning the anti-bullying poster competition at the Year 8 assembly. Well done Petya, such a terrific piece of work! https://t.co/qwS7d00SW3

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24/11/21

This term Year 7, 8 and 9 PE students have been rotating between Basketball, Netball, Badminton and Football. Special thanks to Sportted for funding new footballs! https://t.co/54h8fVxPmu

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23/11/21

As part of the English Department's Master Learner programme, students have chosen a book from our brand new 'Lit in Colour' collection, featuring a wide range of fiction and non-fiction books by writers of colour to read this month. English Department https://t.co/1W4N2MhytR

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23/11/21

⭐️Truthful Tuesday⭐️ It was great to see so many KS3 students taking up rock climbing yesterday. A large part of climbing is trusting the equipment, your belayer and teacher. We hope to continue seeing more new faces on our Monday afternoon KS3 rock climbing club! 🧗‍♀️ https://t.co/e2t5mTgYqW

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22/11/21

The winner of our Anti- Bullying poster competition is Petya in Year 8! This outstanding poster will be set as the desktop background for all computers at school. Well done Petya! https://t.co/S9Xvu8wlVg

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22/11/21

It was great to see so many different combinations of odd socks on Friday from both students and staff! A fantastic way to celebrate being unique and different! One kind word can be a turning point, it can change someone’s perspective, it can change their day 🌈 🧦 https://t.co/xkstqsmU8G

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22/11/21

This term Year 7 students have been learning about space in Science. They did an amazing job demonstrating the phases of the moon using lamps, tennis balls and golf balls. How interesting! 🔭🪐☄️🧑‍🚀🌛 https://t.co/tA03DDvkIh

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21/11/21

Students at Twickenham School had an opportunity to drive a real bomb disposal robot and many other expensive specialist equipment. The robot piece costing approximately £250,000. What a great opportunity our students have had this week! https://t.co/Fzc9J8oZtU

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21/11/21

Twickenham school students loved cooking in the field kitchen for all the staff and students! They made a wide variety of dishes such as chilli, fajitas, salad, wedges, pasta bake and even a selection of fresh fruit and pastries. https://t.co/ExnSIPhZS0

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20/11/21

Retweetd From Munira Wilson MP

This I want to celebrate children in Twickenham and around the world. When children are supported and their rights are upheld, they can achieve incredible things. They are our future. I support ’s call for children to be at the heart of Govt. https://t.co/0oPnJkpfuU

Art & Design

Intent:

“The Study of Art is the study of history, culture and creativity in all forms.

Key Stage 3; Visual Art

Students in Year 7 are taught a wide range of techniques such as drawing, incorporating tone, texture and form and a range of materials to explore these techniques. They explore sculpture, painting, and printmaking amongst other mediums with drawing as a fundamental. Students explore and learn to emulate varied cultural significant artists from different periods in art history and styles.

Year 8 students are encouraged to interpret artistic styles that explore wide reaching contexts and contrast one another. Topics extend to portraiture, sculpture, colour theory and mood and basic photographic techniques and urban graffiti. The fundamentals of Year 7 are incorporated in each topic and style.

Students in Year 9 explore their place in the world and how they interact in society delving into social issues and continue to expand their skill base whilst looking at historical and contemporary artists, which will guide them into GCSE Art and Design.

Key Stage 4; Fine Art & Photography

Students explore, develop and create two personal sketchbooks based on two contrasting topics. Students develop an appreciation of the artistic process by researching artists, styles and materials and, from this theoretical and practical process, develop techniques to excel in. A final project piece is completed to an external brief showcasing the interpretive and technical skill of each student. Coursework equates to 60% of the final grade and the exam component equates to 40%. The course is structured to facilitate explorations and outcomes to support the final personal choice exam style.

Students embarking on the GCSE Photography strand develop and explore a range of photographic media, techniques and processes. Developing an awareness of both traditional and new technologies,

they explore relevant images, artefacts and resources relating to a range of art, craft and design from the past and recent times, including European and non-European examples. This is integral to the investigating and making processes, which follows the same structure as the above.

Specification:

Students studying GCSE Art and Design follow the AQA specification found here; GCSE Art and Design Specification for first teaching in 2016 (aqa.org.uk)

Curriculum Sequence

Implementation:

Year

    Autumn 1

    Autumn 2

    Spring 1 & 2

    Summer 1 & 2

7

Line and pattern

Experimentation with different mediums, materials and analysis of artists; watercolours, Van Gogh

 Shape and colour

Experimentation with different mediums, materials and analysis of artists: Japanese Notan, Mark Rothko, collage, abstract art. positive and negative space

  Form and  space

Experimentation with different mediums, materials and analysis of artists: perspective, realism, form and shape

  Still life and portraiture

Introduction to still life, observational drawing and portraiture

Look in to symbolism of still; life; meanings and messages in art

Experimentation with different mediums, materials and analysis of artists: perspective , realism, form and shape

8

African art

Intro to types of African art. Focus on Ghanaian art: patterns, adinkra symbols, poly tile prints, African style painting and mask making

Pop art

Introduction to pop art and pioneers. Comic art, Lino prints, collage and mixed media; Andy Warhol, Roy Lichtenstein

Surrealism

Introduction to surrealism and how it is used in art and wider society

Focus on drawing and collage moving towards Photoshop and digital art

9

Realism to abstraction

Introduction to types of abstract art, cubism and abstract expressionism.

Experimentation with different mediums, materials and analysis of artists; Picasso, Jackson Pollock, Wassily Kandinsky

3D and perspective

Introduction to 1, 2 and 3 point perspective

Look at how to use 3D techniques can be applied and used within the world of art, from architecture and illustration to graffiti and graphic design

Identity

Introduction to identity and elements of art that relate to expression and mental health

Experimentation with different mediums, materials and analysis of artists

 

Key Stage 4; Fine Art & Photography

Specification:

Students studying GCSE Art and Design follow the AQA specification found here; GCSE Art and Design Specification Specification for first teaching in 2016 (aqa.org.uk)

Students explore, develop and create two personal sketchbooks based on two contrasting topics. Students develop an appreciation of the artistic process by researching artists, styles and materials and, from this theoretical and practical process, develop techniques to excel in. A final project piece is completed to an external brief showcasing the interpretive and technical skill of each student. Coursework equates to 60% of the final grade and the exam component equates to 40%. The course is structured to facilitate explorations and outcomes to support the final personal choice exam style.

Students embarking on the GCSE Photography strand develop and explore a range of photographic media, techniques and processes. Developing an awareness of both traditional and new technologies,

they explore relevant images, artefacts and resources relating to a range of art, craft and design from the past and recent times, including European and non-European examples. This is integral to the investigating and making processes, which follows the same structure as the above.

Curriculum Sequence

Implementation:

 

Autumn

Spring

Summer

10

Growth and decay

Introduction to art GCSE. Experimentation with different mediums, materials and analysis of artist.

Development of projects structure and course development.

Exploration of professional work by Georgia O'Keeffe, Roa, Billy Kidd, Irina Vinnik

Coursework portfolio 1

Surfaces

Continue to develop projects structure and course understanding.

Experimentation with different mediums, materials and analysis of artist.

 

Coursework portfolio 2

Mock project

Working to a brief to create a final, large scale piece of art

Course work and final piece

11

Recovery period

Course work refinements

Art exam

Coursework refinements and final piece