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Very Impressive ! Well done Aidan


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What else can you do when your a teenager and in isolation


Tom Johnson in Year8 is helping to spread hope with his ‘rainbow challenge’ cakes .


Class of 2020


Some messages from teachers to students in Year 11


We promised the Year 11 students a day they wouldn’t forget !


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Year 7 today were lucky enough to be spoken to by Olympic Rowing Gold medalist Jonny Searle MBE about his Sporting and life success


Attenborough have managed to sneak the lead in our Book Drive - well done reds! Don’t despair Curie and Nightingale, there’s still time to donate - the drive closes this Friday!


The Jack Petchey Speak Out Regional Final - due time be held on 24/3/20 - has been rescheduled till after Easter . We will update you with a new time and date once confirmed .


All sports fixtures are postponed until further notice. This includes the Year 7 and 8 XRugby coaching from Richmond Rugby Club today.


Please can Year 11 students return their reply slips for the FREE Easter revision sessions. Thank you.


Currently in the lead with the most donations in the Book Drive is Curie House! Well done the Greens!


All Year 11 students received an exam survival bag today. Every little helps!


Thank you for the wonderful books for our school library. We cannot wait to start putting them on our shelves. The students will be delighted.


Year 10 Boys Shield Winners.


Congratulations to Niamh and Kayleigh Burke , proud winners of World Book day costume competition.


Student Henry Godfrey and his partner are officially MIAC International Champions 2020, 11-16 mixed pair, with their highest score ever. Gold again!


Miss Wafa kicking off the donations for Attenborough house book drive – currently last place. (Come on reds!)

Physical Education

What we will do:

The Twickenham School Physical Education Department will follow the whole school policy for curriculum provision. In addition to this, the PE department:

  • Build on prior learning in key stages 1 and 2 and expand on the basic physical skill base that has been set.
  • Introduce students to new sports and activities to broaden their knowledge of worldwide sport.
  • Introduce and teach each students theoretical aspects of the subject to give them an understanding how the body works, moves and can be trained within sport.
  • encourage all students to consider further study of science and entry to scientific careers post-16 and beyond
  • develop students’ enjoyment of physical activity and sport and attempt to develop fit, health and active adults.

Key Stage 3

Students will be taught predominately in single sex, ability groups and be taught by the same gender.

  • This will enable students (especially girls) to be more confident in their performance.
  • It will stop any physical gender imbalance.
  • Students relate better to a member of staff of the same sex and the specialism for the sports/activities that they will be covering.
  • Increase enjoyment in PE.

Curriculum and topics are ordered on the basis of available facilities and equal share of these throughout the year.

Different activities are timetable in to comply with the season and nature of the sport (winter/summer sport) as well as linking with the school extracurricular timetable and Richmond Borough competitions.

All topics and activities feed and are preparation for GCSE Physical Education practical activities that will be delivered to students take up the subject.

Year 7

Teaching will include the core basic fundamental skills needed for each sport, while introducing rules and small sided/conditioned competitive game play.

Year 8

Teaching will include the recap on year 7 practices and include more complex skills, with a focus of implementation into competitive game situations and working as a team. Student leadership and coaching is introduced with small roles and responsibilities through each activity topic like leading warm ups, small group activities.

Year 9

Focus of year 9 is on game play and leadership. Students will undertake, where possible, full sided/ruled games and learn about how to play competitively.

They will also be given the responsibility to coach and lead peers in this situation.

Links with the Richmond School Sports Partnership means that as a department KS1 & 2 students are offered chances to take part in activities and competitions at Twickenham School. Students are used as leaders and coaches in these situation to support the running of these events.

Key Stage 4

Core PE

Students are divided in to single sex classes and 1 GSCE PE class per half of the year group.

Core PE classes follow more recreational and student lead activities that will add in friendly competition and enjoyment of sport. Outside agencies and coaches will be used to deliver some specialist sessions throughout this key stage (e.g. yoga).

GCSE PE classes will follow a programme of activities that students will be taught and graded on for their GCSE grade. These sports encompass a variety of individual and team sports as well as winter and summer activities to cover the need and specialisms of the pupils.

These activities will be governed by season and facility availability.

Teachers will swap groups during the year to ensure GCSE PE students have subject specialist teachers for each sport.

GCSE Physical Education (9-1) – Edexcel

They will follow the below topic units.

In Year 10, students will complete Paper 1 content and the Personal Exercise Plan (coursework element).

In Year 11, students will complete all Paper 2 content.

All content teaching will be completed by Christmas of Year 11 when the focus will turn to recap, exam practice & revision as well as preparation for External Practical Moderation (March/April).