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18/02/18

Y10 and Year 11 drama visited Baron’s Court Theatre to see Angel Theatre Company’s The Maids https://t.co/EnMh8QOtuJ

http://www.twitter.com/TwickSch/status/964532363698102273

16/02/18

Dance Club and Dance Company learned about ballet and learned new skills during a workshop by the https://t.co/BAYKaKmPSu

http://www.twitter.com/TwickSch/status/963849620144181248

14/02/18

Y10 GCSE music students heard about a career as a military musician during a visit to Kneller Hall Army Music College https://t.co/U8QViat9i7

http://www.twitter.com/TwickSch/status/962344194848296960

10/02/18

Our Y7/8 netball team showed grit and determination despite a narrow defeat to Hampton Court School https://t.co/HVXASLyd5e

http://www.twitter.com/TwickSch/status/961981843288543233

09/02/18

Calling industry experts. We need you for the Twickenham Futures programme. Career Carousel event on March 6. Visit https://t.co/CbRsrSaYKh https://t.co/u24LmtIOu1

http://www.twitter.com/TwickSch/status/961619437651668993

08/02/18

Students learned about festivals by creating their own and presenting their ideas to the class https://t.co/kS0ZjecRWM

http://www.twitter.com/TwickSch/status/961551340735549440

08/02/18

Families get the chance to learn about their child’s education at Twickenham School at our Meet the Tutor day https://t.co/MLOJJ3VqyF

http://www.twitter.com/TwickSch/status/961538663246172160

08/02/18

Our Year 11 revision day for maths and English. Students showing wonderful https://t.co/AB1PdKSP5F

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07/02/18

Calculated the velocity of James Bond’s ejector seat was among the experiments at a science workshop for Y10s held https://t.co/0RcNgG21n5

http://www.twitter.com/TwickSch/status/960893393009299456

06/02/18

The Year 8 boys Rugby team showed grit and determination despite a narrow defeat to Christ School https://t.co/T0SJiPPVPo

http://www.twitter.com/TwickSch/status/960531011279949824

05/02/18

The Y10 boys football team beat Riddlesdown School 7-1 to reach the QF of the Surrey Cup where they will face holders Carshalton Boys https://t.co/qNDvWLgXLy

05/02/18

We have an exciting job opportunity for an Attendance Officer to join our team. Please see the link https://t.co/3TGTKFfS15

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04/02/18

Year 7 and Year 8 are all set to launch READY STEADY READ this week, when they will be reading for pleasure in the run up to World Book Day https://t.co/LeeAqToxTd

http://www.twitter.com/TwickSch/status/959804949168316416

03/02/18

Librarians from Richmond Library Service spoke to year 7 students this week about the role of public libraries and the latest range of books https://t.co/tsDebMIbwq

http://www.twitter.com/TwickSch/status/959776014904844288

03/02/18

Y9/10s will get a taste of life at a top university and mentoring from a PHD student during a 12 week Scholar’s Programme at https://t.co/V6ctGrW8wn

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02/02/18

A big thank you to who have provided the school with this wonderful pottery wheel https://t.co/5i6OKnylEi

http://www.twitter.com/TwickSch/status/958992652413923328

01/02/18

Students discussing our Teaching and Learning focused survey at the Student Council. https://t.co/m5zqB1wvxq

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31/01/18

Students conducted experiments with practising Scientists and engineers when the Lab in a Lorry rolled into the school https://t.co/wUUfXFvVfx

http://www.twitter.com/TwickSch/status/958311353646833666

30/01/18

Y10 Harmoni Edwards passed her first ever ballet exam at the Royal Academy of Dance (RAD) with flying colours. https://t.co/90EXqAtKmg

http://www.twitter.com/TwickSch/status/957638168853057536

28/01/18

Year 11 students sculpt self-portrait clay busts in art class https://t.co/zmGvFs9DiK

Ofsted

Since May 2016, we have been responding to the Ofsted inspection report while continuing towards realising our vision of becoming an outstanding school and hence improving outcomes for all students. We have hosted visits from the Department of Education, the Regional Schools Commissioner and our new School Improvement Partner. All their reports confirm that we have acted swiftly to address the many issues and are on the right track to continue to improve further.

The following observations were made from our recent visit of our School Improvement Partner (January 2018)

  • Teaching, learning and assessment in the lessons visited aligned with a judgement of good.
  • Where whole class teaching was in operation, teachers were seen challenging students of different abilities through effective questioning.
  • The school wide approach to ‘3-way differentiation’ and stretch was much more visible than during the last visit.
  • The quality of display and general environment was transformed
  • Students are monitored both pastorally and academically and appropriate intervention is put into place to support students who are making below expected progress.
  • Students tended to be less passive than previously seen which may well reflect the impact of the SLANTing initiative. The presentation of work was generally of a good standard.
  • Improvement was noted in the quality of marking and in that the steps that students need to take.
  • The use of learning journeys in KS3 was much more evident than previously seen.
  • Homework is being set regularly across subjects and year groups, a situation that is much improved on a year ago.
  • Behaviour is good and has the potential to become outstanding.

(School Improvement Partner January 2018)

 

‘The pace of change has had an evident impact, students can articulate how the academy is a better place to be this year because they can learn confidently, lessons are not disrupted, and they enjoy attending the academy. ‘There is no doubt that staff have worked extremely hard to establish high expectations and set an ethos and climate for learning that will ensure all students thrive’. (Department of Education visit in January 2017)

 

By improving the quality of teaching and learning, outcomes for all groups of students have improved. Student progress is the focus across all subjects.

 

‘The Headteacher and governors have an accurate understanding of the school’s strengths’ (Regional Schools Commissioner)

 

‘All staff agreed that the conduct of students in class and around the school has improved considerably from the start of the year and is now good. The introduction of restorative justice, stronger reward systems will lead to further improvement in the coming year. The exciting plans to strengthen student leadership will also have a positive impact’ (School Improvement Partner July 2017)

 

'There were some pleasing elements in Year 11 achievement at both a school and subject level. Relationships between students, and between students and teachers, are much more positive, this is helping drive the continued strengthening of student behaviour evidenced by the data. The implementation of the new assessment process in Key Stage 3 is being managed effectively. Priorities also include embedding the use of Learning Journeys and assessment marksheets, ensuring students can articulate what they are learning and what next steps they need to make, and strengthening transition from Key Stage 2'. (School Improvement Partner October 2017)