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28/02/20

Exciting events and competitions taking place Thursday 5th March. All details will be announced to students on Monday. https://t.co/fWXbwVAckG

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28/02/20

This week in Science Club students have been doing the catapult challenge! That is, building a catapult out of lolly sticks and rubber bands – and a plastic spoon – while the teacher was making a ball of foil to use as ammunition. https://t.co/DoYRgoyqAA

28/02/20

Harry Potter comes to Cucina on Thursday 5 March. Students can enjoy Dobby's waffles for breakfast, Griffindor's hot wings at breaktime and 'Phoenix from the Flames' chicken noodle salad at lunch. All this can be followed by 'Forbidden Forest' filled chocolate cauldron. Yum!

27/02/20

Kind hearted students raised £660 for 21 families from Milton Public School in Ulladulla, NSW Australia, who were affected by the recent bushfires.

26/02/20

Year 9 families please be reminded it is Parents' Information Evening tomorrow (Thursday 27th) 4.00-7.00pm. We hope to see you all in attendance. Miss Scott Head of Year 9

25/02/20

Last chance to pay for Shakespeare Up Close Performance and Workshop - Romeo and Juliet by The Orange Tree Theatre, Tuesday 10 March for Year 10 and Year 11. Please pay £5 via sQuid today. Thank you.

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25/02/20

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Parking v 7 Mar KO16.45hrs? Come & park , off A316 @ foot M3, easy access & quick getaway! Pay @ gate or online https://t.co/nf7K324QZ2

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13/02/20

Scrabble Club every Monday lunchtime. Everyone welcome! https://t.co/l7nLJoJR4Y

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13/02/20

Lab in a Lorry, an interactive mobile Science Laboratory staffed by practising scientists and engineers, is in our playground today. Students in Years 9 and 10 are making full use of the experience. https://t.co/LVuOkWszcg

12/02/20

Updates on Coronavirus: https://t.co/Cn0jIGo2kK Travel advice for those travelling and living overseas: https://t.co/XXVIr8eNYh Public Health England blog: https://t.co/ksC8rT3xUu

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12/02/20

Cookery Club Crepes https://t.co/IJGcBsggyT

12/02/20

This meeting is now cancelled. If you would like further information about the trip please email Miss Harkin

11/02/20

Families of students in Year 9,10 and 11, considering sending their child on the Cambodia trip in 2021 are invited to an information evening on Wednesday 12th Feb. 6:30pm in the PE classroom. Please email Miss Harkin via info@ if you plan to attend. Thank you.

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10/02/20

Year 8 have been busy creating colourful and creative fruit salads. https://t.co/jbHgImCcIM

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10/02/20

Keisha De Gouveia (10GLA) and her cheerleading team, Altitude Cheer, took part in the ICC Southern Competition in Guildford this weekend. The team won 1st place in the overall division in their level. Well done to Keisha and her team. https://t.co/BEuTntyhy2

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10/02/20

Year 9 have been examining enzymic browning and making beautiful fruit salads using the newly learned bridge and claw grip. https://t.co/f5j0femEOo

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10/02/20

Year 9 impressed with a creative range of suffragette merchandise for their history homework. https://t.co/fYqvvfbImW

07/02/20

All Year 10 have a drop down session Periods 1 and 2 on Wednesday 12th February. The Theme for the morning is 'Focusing on Forgiveness'. Regular lessons will return after break.

07/02/20

Lab in a Lorry, an interactive mobile Science Laboratory staffed by practising scientists and engineers, is coming to our school. The aim is to give students the opportunity to do experimental science in the way it actually happens; exploratory, informed by curiosity & intuition.

Performing Arts

 

What we will do:

The Twickenham School Performing Arts Department will follow the whole school policy for curriculum provision. In addition to this, the Performing Arts department will also:

  • Offer a comprehensive extra-curricular timetable including weekly clubs, performance opportunities and events
  • Ensure all drama students see a live theatre performance
  • Ensure all KS4 students access professional workshops and masterclasses with external agencies to enhance their curriculum studies

Specialist teaching

Drama: Years 7 to 11 will be taught by a specialist teacher in a purpose build teaching space with a focus on learning through practical exploration. KS3 students have 1 50 minute period a week in which they work practically and develop skills in creating, performing and appreciating drama mediums. KS4 students have 1 100 minute lesson, with a practical and theory mixed approach, and 1 50 minute period, with a theoretical approach, to meet the exam specification. This model reflects the demands and skill sets needed for success at GCSE level.

All students have folders. Students add to their folder across Years 7 to 9 in a portfolio manner, logging each learning journey, assessment and homework piece. Year 10 and 11 have a folder thoroughly documenting their classwork, homework and revision materials including progress tracking documents.

Music: Years 7 to 11 will be taught by a specialist teacher in a purpose build teaching space with access to rehearsal rooms, professional equipment and specialist software on MAC PCs. KS3 students have 1 50 minute period a week in which they work practically and develop skills in composing, performing and appreciating musical genres. KS4 students have 1 100 minute lesson, with a practical focus, and 1 50 minute period, with a theoretical focus, to meet the exam specification. This model reflects the demands and skill sets needed for success at GCSE level.

All students in KS3 have a pre-prepared log for each scheme of work that included the learning journeys, feedback sheets, assessment sheets and resources needed for the unit of work. Year 10 and 11 have a folder thoroughly documenting their classwork, homework and revision materials including progress tracking documents.

Dance: Offered as an option for GCSE, Years 10 and 11 will be taught by a specialist teacher in a purpose build teaching space. KS4 students have 1 100 minute lesson, with a practical focus, and 1 50 minute period, with a theoretical focus, to meet the exam specification. This model reflects the demands and skill sets needed for success at GCSE level.

All students have a folder thoroughly documenting their classwork, homework and revision materials including progress tracking documents.