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27/01/21

Nida Noori and Lina Rahman in Year 9 both submitted fantastic pieces (Page 13 & 37) of writing to be published as part of the Richmond Borough Holocaust Memorial Day on 27 January. Well done girls. https://t.co/ZTfDEnuIiK

27/01/21

Retweetd From Hounslow Culture

: Wednesday 27th January. It's . "Together we bear witness for those who endured genocide, and honour the survivors and all those whose lives were changed beyond recognition."* *https://t.co/O8Az1DatPH

27/01/21

Retweetd From TfL 🏡

Brush up on your cycle skills with our quick and easy free online course. You will also be rewarded with 15% discount off Halfords branded accessories. Conditions apply, see the website for details.

http://www.twitter.com/twicksch/status/1354358515670900736

27/01/21

In Tutor time today, students are reflecting on social media and the importance of having a healthy relationship with it. https://t.co/mIIJMPX8hq

http://www.twitter.com/twicksch/status/1354083470277042184

26/01/21

Inspired by the theme of Growth and Decay this photography over time shows natural change contrasted against a man made metallic background. https://t.co/3YgfYhIPcK

http://www.twitter.com/twicksch/status/1354083169532829698

26/01/21

Retweetd From TwickSch_Science

The Year 8 Earth and rocks unit also brought the chance to erupt a model volcano during a remote teaching lesson! Students could see live action thanks to one of our new visualisers. https://t.co/3MhwGPO4XC

http://www.twitter.com/twicksch/status/1354083134858547207

26/01/21

Retweetd From TwickSch_Science

Lockdown Learning: Year 11 students were taken on a virtual tour of Richmond Park as part of their Ecology unit, to look at energy flow through an ecosystem, food chains and food webs https://t.co/ZuvVG8T5ez

http://www.twitter.com/twicksch/status/1353776243116810241

25/01/21

A process including photography, fine art drawing and painting has produced this skillful piece by Layla https://t.co/ncp97Uip0s

http://www.twitter.com/twicksch/status/1353776054700302337

25/01/21

Retweetd From TwickSch_Science

Lockdown learning with Kitchen Chemistry: Year 8 students studying the Rock Cycle witnessed the release of carbon dioxide gas from chalk formed 200 million years ago. Some of these molecules were last breathed out by dinosaurs! https://t.co/gvNW2QIHtX

25/01/21

M Kozdron (Year 10) is our official school representative for the upcoming Jack Petchey Speak Out! Digital Final. Well done for winning the votes - now to rehearsal! Details of the event will be posted soon !

http://www.twitter.com/twicksch/status/1353709317246038017

25/01/21

Students were very excited to receive their copies of Abi Elphinstone's new book Jungle Drop in the post this AM! -Book club takes place Tuesday after school. Look out for exciting reviews soon. , and the author using . https://t.co/TSWuPE70si

22/01/21

Retweetd From GOV.UK

Around 1 in 3 people with Covid-19 have no symptoms. Exercise don't socialise. Stay Home. Protect the NHS. Save Lives.

http://www.twitter.com/twicksch/status/1352587837003210758

22/01/21

Retweetd From Literacy Trust

We've uploaded NEW free, online resources to help you commemorate Holocaust Memorial Day this January. Listen to read his five part story, The Question, and sign up to our live Facebook event for a Q&A with Tom! https://t.co/1bUdyS2i96 https://t.co/TIq3SClFPx https://t.co/8mamfIGJLv

http://www.twitter.com/twicksch/status/1352587742987898880

22/01/21

Retweetd From Richmond Theatre

Calling all you amazing home-schoolers! Give the kids something to look forward to with Horrible Histories: Barmy Britain! https://t.co/6WLXiGuBFn Actors & jaw-dropping 3D effects will bring history to life when this action-packed show visits in October. Tickets are on sale now! https://t.co/ilsrRXYkM4

22/01/21

We hosted a Twickenham School final for our Yr 10s to decide our schools’ representative for the Jack Petchey Speak Out! Competition. We will reveal the winner soon!

http://www.twitter.com/twicksch/status/1352584873819693056

22/01/21

Retweetd From HRCH NHS Trust 💙

started vaccinating our over 80-year-old housebound patients this week. Thank you to our hard-working vaccination teams helping to keep vulnerable people safe at home. You're our COVID Crusaders! https://t.co/nwlYY4h5Ix

http://www.twitter.com/twicksch/status/1352547422329835521

22/01/21

Photography students edit work using Photoshop software, experimenting with focus and colour. https://t.co/YV8vDTIZv5

http://www.twitter.com/twicksch/status/1352176186311516160

21/01/21

Petya, Year 7, demonstrating portraiture skills of well know faces. Can you tell who these people are? https://t.co/64xux5MO4i

http://www.twitter.com/twicksch/status/1351862677002473474

20/01/21

Anna's beautiful acrylic painting showing ability to skillfully blend colour. https://t.co/2RROQtl70O

http://www.twitter.com/twicksch/status/1351612066637950981

19/01/21

Retweetd From Friends of Twickenham Green

A cold wet pandemic day (13/01) in Twickenham, something good to report; young saplings being planted on Twickenham Green! We had originally intended to have our own volunteers assist the contractors, current restrictions, understandably ruled this out. https://t.co/TEUPZXeVy9

Admissions

Due to the pandemic we were unable to welcome you to our traditional Open Evening.  Instead, please find our virtual promotional video, the Headteacher's talk and the 2020 prospectus below.

Twickenham School Virtual Tour 2020

1. Admission numbers

The proposed admission numbers for 2021-22 for Twickenham School are as follows: 180 in Year 7.

2. Admissions to Year 7 for September 2021

Admissions for Year 7 are managed by the London Borough of Richmond upon Thames, not by the school. Offers for September 2021 will be sent out by the Local Authority.

Applications from Richmond’s residents will be made on Richmond’s Common Application Form, which will be available in paper form and online.

Full details of this and late applications can be obtained from the School Admissions Department at Richmond Council and on their website.

You will need to contact your home borough for guidance if you do not live in the London borough of Richmond-upon-Thames.

3. Waiting list

A waiting list for the school will be held by the Local Authority in criteria order (regardless of when an application is received) until the end of the academic year in July 2022. After this date the school waiting lists will be disbanded and parents will have to request in writing to have their child’s name added to a waiting list for the school.

4. In-year admissions

Admissions for the present Year 7 to 11 are coordinated by the School Admissions Departments at Richmond and Hounslow councils (see contact information above). Please see further our Admissions Policy.

5. Appeals process

If your child has been refused a place at your preferred secondary school, you may appeal the decision of the admissions authority. Your reasons for appealing will then be considered by an independent panel.

For information on how to appeal for a place for your child you will need to contact one of the following, depending on which borough you currently live in:

5.a Important dates and deadlines for appeals

Richmond: Further details can be found on the website, including: the deadline for lodging secondary appeals; the dates secondary appeals are scheduled to be heard between; and application forms.

Hounslow: Further details can be found on the website, including: appeal form; guide; deadline for lodging appeals. Completed forms should be returned to schoolappeals@hounslow.gov.uk.

6. Oversubscription criteria for Year 7 at Twickenham School for 2021-22

All children whose statement of special educational needs (SEN) or education, health and care plan (EHCP) names the school will be admitted before any other places are allocated.

If the school is not oversubscribed, all applicants will be offered a place.

In the event that the school receives more applications than the number of places it has available, places will be given to those children who meet any of the criteria set out below, in order until all places are filled.

  1. Places will be offered firstly to looked after children, i.e. children who are looked after by a public authority and are in public care, and previously looked after children who were adopted, or subject to a residence order or special guardianship order, immediately following having been looked after. Applications made under this criterion must be accompanied by details of circumstances and professionally supported evidence (e.g., from a social worker).
  2. Children who have an exceptional medical or social need requiring attendance at a particular school, rather than any other school. Such needs must be supported, at the time of application with written reasons from the parent or guardian together with written reports or letters from suitable professionals such as GPs, consultants or social workers confirming the exceptional medical or social need and making the connection between your child’s need and Twickenham School, clearly demonstrating why Twickenham School can meet your child’s needs in a way that no other school can..  Circumstances cannot be taken into account unless information is provided at the time of application. Failure to provide such information at that stage may therefore affect whether or not the children are allocated places at the preferred schools.  All information submitted will be regarded as confidential.
  3. Children who have siblings (by which is meant full, step, half and adopted siblings living in the same household) at the school at the point of admission.
  4. Children (by which is meant step, half and adopted children living in the same household) of staff directly employed by Twickenham School in either of the following circumstances:
  1. The member of staff has been employed at the school for two or more years at the time at which the application for admission to the school is made, or
  2. The member of staff is recruited to fill a vacant post for which there is a demonstrable skill shortage.
  1. Children living closest to the preferred school, measured by the shortest route by road or maintained footpath from the ordnance Survey grid reference point within the property, out of the front entrance into and following the middle of the road and footpath, to the nearest pedestrian school gate used by the relevant year-group. Accessibility of private or public transport will not be considered. All distances will be measured using a computerised geographical information system

6.a Tie break

If there are more applicants within each criterion, distance from home to school will be used as a tie-breaker and will be measured using the computerised geographical information system. For applicants from the same block of flats, or who live the same distance from the school, random selection by the drawing of lots is used as a final tie-breaker.

6.b Notes

  • Any offer of a place on the grounds of distance is conditional on the child living at the address provided at the closing date for application. A business address, a childminder's address, or any address including a family member's address other than the child’s permanent home will not be accepted.  Proof of address will be sought if there is doubt about the validity of the address given and it may be the subject of further investigation. Temporary addresses will not be used for the purpose of administering applications.
  • Paths through car parks, cemeteries, golf courses and other enclosed spaces will not be used.
  • These criteria will apply to all applicants, regardless of the borough in which they live.
  • Late applications will not be processed until after all on-time applications.

 

Admission Statistics

Twickenham School

Admission table