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15/10/21

Year 10 students applying their Food Science knowledge today. Students were watching how acid (lemon) denatures proteins and then coagulates to make the filing in the Lemon flan set - no cooking involved. Well done to David 1st, Josh 2nd and Cyrus in 3rd placed. 🍰🧁 https://t.co/ZbEOgIGpuv

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15/10/21

Mr Meinke and Year 8 were investigating Hooke’s Law by using weights and a spring. There were some excellent debates in action within groups over which results were correct. 👨‍🔬🔬🧫 https://t.co/dxoRKc8bNg

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15/10/21

This week Miss Green has been reading a text with Year 8 and focusing on how and why the author uses punctuation. 📚📖👩‍🏫 https://t.co/K2R41XYOBi

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13/10/21

Congratulations to Kascper and Ashvilla on winning the doubles badminton tournament in PE this week! 👏🏽🏸 https://t.co/1LiZ8nsiHq

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13/10/21

What an exciting day it was for our Year 8’s attending an English trip to the Globe theatre in Central London to watch A Midsummer Night’s dream! Plenty of compliments from the public about the fantastic student behaviour displayed throughout the day. 👏🏽👏🏽 https://t.co/BR5we8i4VH

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12/10/21

How about these hits! 🏓 https://t.co/uzQTui8EUd

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12/10/21

Plenty of excellent table tennis games were played with some great results! Special mention to Macie who finished 3rd out of 7 girls and the boys team who placed 2nd out of 4 teams today. Well done Twickenham! 👏🏽👏🏽 https://t.co/8z9WplKmFo

12/10/21

They were very excited and enjoyed their trip to the theatre today! Thank you for your lovely comment we will pass this onto our students tomorrow morning ❤️

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12/10/21

Retweetd From Sarah Elliott

Twickenham School T&L Book club starting very soon. We can’t wait to learn and shar! https://t.co/Kv3iCTJ9Nq

11/10/21

Mr Elbourne is running at the Paris marathon this Sunday and is raising funds for children’s mental health. Click on the link below to help Mr Elbourne reach his fundraising goal https://t.co/lTBhQRuZp9

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08/10/21

Year 8 have been using our exciting outside classroom for a bio diversity investigation about the importance of soil. makes the best https://t.co/j7Kr7a6RjQ

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08/10/21

Loud and proud! We have one more open morning next week on Monday! To book please email admissions.org.uk to reserve a spot. https://t.co/dP68t1jssu

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08/10/21

Twickenham School flying high competing in home and away football fixtures last week https://t.co/jFcUPv5Njy

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07/10/21

Yr 7 students have created a range of 3D models representing human, animal and plant cells, some were even edible! Well done to all students who created a model cell as part of the homework task! https://t.co/Th0ZfuZxZ9

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07/10/21

National poetry day at Twickenham School https://t.co/8Q5ewcLVHG

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05/10/21

Ms Ruse, head teacher speech at tonights Twickenham School open evening https://t.co/BP46nhP8p9

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05/10/21

Bad hair day for Ms Ruse or static electricity? https://t.co/GFkA3Wq004

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04/10/21

Ready to meet new families tomorrow night at our open evening! See you at 6pm! https://t.co/S9Hr1jWsHi

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01/10/21

Challenging our Yr7 PE students to create and lead their own badminton warm up activity https://t.co/EzJa5HIjvQ

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28/09/21

Fruit salad, yummy! Yummy! https://t.co/HDRdGATWcd

Personal Development and Citizenship

 

What we will do:

The Twickenham School PDC curriculum has been created with regard to Government and PSHE Association guidelines, and with the consultation of stakeholders including pupils, health professionals and community groups to ensure a high quality curriculum. The curriculum will equip pupils with knowledge across three broad areas:

            Health and Wellbeing

           To give students a sound understanding of risk and to teach them the knowledge and skills necessary to                 make safe and informed decisions, as well as where to seek help and guidance in order to keep themselves             mentally and physically safe and healthy. Students are also equipped with knowledge of alcohol, drugs and             other addictions, to enable them to make healthy decisions around these. Safeguarding topics which are                 taught explicitly have been chosen to reflect the specific needs of the cohort and the context in which it is               situated.  

Relationships and Sex Education (RSE)

To equip students with the knowledge required to develop and maintain healthy relationships based on trust and mutual respect. The curriculum also enables an age-appropriate understanding of issues surrounding sexual relationships, including medical, emotional, legal and moral issues, in compliance with statutory guidance.    

Living in the Wider World

          To prepare students for life and work in modern Britain through dedicated curriculum time used to develop            pupils’ aspirations and career planning, as well as their readiness for financial wellbeing. In the context of                fundamental British values and citizenship education, students are taught how a democracy works and how           this affects them, as well as how to participate in the local, national and international community.   

Specialist teaching

To ensure an excellent quality of education, the teaching of sex and relationships education is taught by specialist external providers. Throughout the topics covered in the PDC curriculum, we take advantage of the opportunities for experts in their fields to visit the school to teach lessons and to conduct further work with students outside of their timetabled PDC lessons.    

What is being taught

 

Year

Autumn 1

Autumn 2

Spring 1

Spring 2

Summer 1

Summer 2

 

7

Health and Wellbeing

Safeguarding & Be Safe Online

Transitions

Healthy Lifestyles

Self-Esteem

 

 

Relationships

 

Identity, Family and Friends, Respectful Relationships

Peer Pressure

Living in the Wider World

British Values

Aspirations Project

Careers Education

Careers Research and Action Planning

Citizenship

 

What is Citizenship?

Why Have Rules?

Shared Values in School and Society

 

 

 

Health and Wellbeing

Growing Up

Safe When I Go Out

Strangers

Knife Crime

 

Living in the Wider World

Leader in Me Project

 

8

Health and Wellbeing

Safeguarding & Be Safe Online

Mental Health Awareness

Bullying (including Cyber Bullying)

 

 

Relationships

 

What is Consent?

My Body, My Choices

Sexting and the Law

Peer Pressure

Living in the Wider World

British Values

Aspirations Project.

Careers Education

Careers Research and Action Planning

Citizenship

 

Rights and Responsibilities

Young People and Crime

Power of the Community

Health and Wellbeing

Knife Crime

Drugs, Alcohol and Tobacco

 

 

 

Economic Wellbeing

Budgeting

Fraud

Gambling

Teen Employment and the Law

9

Health and Wellbeing

Safeguarding

Mental Health Awareness

Self-Harm

 

 

Relationships

 

Sex and Relationships Education – Specialist Provider Content.

Peer Pressure

Living in the Wider World

British Values

GCSE Options

Aspirations Project

Careers Education

Careers Research and Action Planning

Citizenship

 

Introduction to Democracy

Young People and Democracy

Radicalisation & Extremism

 

Health and Wellbeing

Self-Esteem

Drugs and Mental Health

Healthy Lifestyle

 

Emotional Wellbeing

 

School and Exam Stress

Self-Care