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18/01/19

We should have made it clear that we were are looking for volunteers to support the excellent work done by our librarian.

http://www.twitter.com/twicksch/status/1086296581492695040

18/01/19

Retweetd From TwickSch PTA

Coming 2 r Comedy Night? Tickets on sale now. Promises 2 b excellent evening of rip roaring laughter! https://t.co/Rtx6NWnzvG

http://www.twitter.com/twicksch/status/1085577453932892162

16/01/19

The Year 11 GCSE Art students having lunch on the Seine river cruise after a tour of Musee de Orsay on their trip to Paris. https://t.co/yvK5kQTVpN

http://www.twitter.com/twicksch/status/1084852679669624832

14/01/19

This week our PE teams received a belated Christmas present when their brand new football, rugby and basketball kits arrived at school. Thanks to Whitton businessman Tony Sumner, owner of local businesses including the Golden Grill in Whitton, who kindly sponsored the new kits. https://t.co/uK7clzhK8E

http://www.twitter.com/twicksch/status/1083763175420542977

11/01/19

Students in Year 9 improved their understanding of command words and identified keywords at a science intervention ahead of their upcoming exam. https://t.co/phtAY9iGsH

http://www.twitter.com/twicksch/status/1083632508074422272

11/01/19

Students tucking into some traditional French food at a restaurant in Paris. https://t.co/VfdEqHDLZ6

10/01/19

We are seeking volunteers to support the development of our new Library facility. We would welcome volunteers who have experience in the field of literature for young people and/or Library services which cater for young people.

http://www.twitter.com/twicksch/status/1075384685570785285

19/12/18

Retweetd From Assal Ruse

Ms Tonella's class in Year 10 are creating a Paris Café this afternoon. They will be placing their orders in French , eating delicious cakes and drinking hot chocolate. Bon Appetite! https://t.co/oIcuXyMHgT

19/12/18

Merry Christmas to all our students, staff and families. https://t.co/6OyZ3qHOSk

14/12/18

Retweetd From TwickSch PTA

Christmas Jumper day tomorrow full mufti, £1 donation plus great cake sale! So bring extra £!

http://www.twitter.com/twicksch/status/1073533285123440640

14/12/18

Twickenham School young leaders ran the Primary Panathlon for disabled children from local schools. https://t.co/fdssCKAvSU

http://www.twitter.com/twicksch/status/1073170914479665152

13/12/18

Years 7, 8 and 9 took part in the STEM Bright Ideas Workshop’ to launch the new STEM challenge. Each group had to come up with an idea and its solution to develop a clean energy. This is a competition organised by to promote engineering and science. https://t.co/eF30SPTn6E

http://www.twitter.com/twicksch/status/1072841028724502531

12/12/18

A total of 7 plays, 14 performance and countless rehearsals this week alone have seen Year 11 drama students prepare and complete their first real GCSE examination in the form of their devised drama performance. https://t.co/0hCvqbE41a

10/12/18

A huge congratulations to Oscar Choinski, Year 8, who swam in a county qualifying race last weekend in Ealing. Oscar swam a variety of strokes managing to win 3 gold medals, a silver and a bronze medal.

http://www.twitter.com/twicksch/status/1072084081431728130

10/12/18

Retweetd From TwickSch PTA

1st Christmas tree sale was a brilliant success TODAY! Trees were absolutely stunning - thank you for the heads up. Looking forward to dressing our tree now.....with a mug of hot choc of course! https://t.co/UbdYQhBD7H

http://www.twitter.com/twicksch/status/1071044189494882305

07/12/18

A-level biology students visited Esher College to take part in a forensic science workshop. https://t.co/z3UGahsemG

http://www.twitter.com/twicksch/status/1070947636067340288

07/12/18

Retweetd From Twickenham School PE

Great day of rugby with visiting and pay year 7, 8, 9 and girls matches, then off to the stadium for https://t.co/LB3KbC96g0

http://www.twitter.com/twicksch/status/1070947619185278976

07/12/18

Retweetd From Twickenham School PE

More photo's from today's matches v for https://t.co/QW9bS9accZ

http://www.twitter.com/twicksch/status/1070947465522749441

07/12/18

Miss East is our new librarian. https://t.co/iSJKwOjCWN

http://www.twitter.com/twicksch/status/1070071812573270017

04/12/18

Retweetd From TwickSch PTA

Come and buy your Christmas Tree this Saturday! https://t.co/WlqHDrkNIh

Uniform

At Twickenham School we believe that dress and presentation help to create good personal standards among students. Parents / carers are requested to give their full support to the school in adhering to the range of clothing recommended.

It is especially important that uniform is correctly worn by students on the way to and from school. The school uniform is the corporate identity of the school that links students to Twickenham School and all that it stands for. Students who arrive at school incorrectly dressed may be sent home to rectify the matter.

Throughout the school day we expect to see that:

  • ties are done up to the collar and are of the appropriate length  
  • top buttons are fastened  
  • shirts are tucked into school trousers and skirts  
  • Make-up, this must be ‘subtle’ and unnoticeable 
  • the uniform code, including footwear, is correctly followed. 

Where to Purchase our School Uniform

All of the Twickenham School uniform is available to purchase at: 

Address: Schooldays & Just Dancing, 94 High Street, Whitton TW2 7LN
Tel: 0208 898 4881
Email: shop@schooldaysllp.co.uk

Schooldays & Just Dancing website

Address: Stevensons, 1-15 Heath Rd, Twickenham,TW1 4BD
Tel:  0208 892 2201
Email: www.stevensons.co.uk

I am sure that you understand the importance of both the school and home working together to help ensure that your child has a positive and productive time at Twickenham School. In order to promote a happy and healthy learning environment we must jointly uphold the standards that the school has set and expects from all of its students.

New School Uniform

  • New school tie for all Year groups (7 – 11) priced £8.00 from School Days in Whitton or Stevensons in Twickenham.

New school logo          New school tie                        

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Uniform Policy

Skirt Plain black skirt (no shorter than 2 inches above the knee).
Tights Must be plain black, without patterns. 
Socks  Must be plain (no frills) black or white, below the knee.
Trousers  Boy’s and girl’s trousers must be plain black worn appropriately, not below the hip 
Underwear should not be visible 
Trousers should not be tucked into socks
If trousers are bought from other retailers please be aware that jeans, skinny jeans, jogging bottoms, leggings or coloured belts are not allowed
Shirt and Blazer  White long or short sleeved shirt, school tie and plain black blazer with school logo, Twickenham School jumper or cardigan may also be worn under the blazer (but not alone)
Footwear

Plain black polishable shoes. If laces are worn they must be black 
No high heels, no studs, no diamante, no toe caps 
No trainers to be worn 

Acceptable Styles 
Black formal shoes, of plain leather material. Laces should be black and shoes should have a proper back

Acceptable Shoe Styles

Unacceptable Styles
No canvas / Slipper styles, no “Converse” or “Vans” or Vans style. No shoes with sports logo, no boots, no trainers, no open backed shoes and no coloured laces. No ballet shoes. Please be careful as many sports shops market school shoes which are actually trainers.

Unacceptable Shoe Styles

Outerwear  Plain dark coloured coat (must be tidy & smart with no logos. Leather jackets are not permitted). 
Hoodies are not to be worn to and from school or inside the building 
Hoods and hats may not be worn inside the building 
Jewellery  No facial piercings are permitted e.g. nose, lip, eyebrow in any year group 
One plain gold or silver stud earring may be worn in each ear. 
A single stud  worn in only one ear is not allowed 
No ear tunnels or spikes are permitted
Pendants/chains should be discreet and inside collars 
No rings or bracelets are permitted 
Hair, Nails and Make-up Conventional colours only (black, brown, auburn, blonde) 
No extremes of fashion e.g. crew cuts, tramlines, no less than grade 2 
Clear nail polish only. No nail extensions or false nails. 
Make-up, this must be ‘subtle’ and unnoticeable  
PE Tops  Purple and sky blue PE polo shirt 
Purple and sky blue rugby top 
White or black long sleeved tops are acceptable under rugby/PE top
School shirts/jumpers/cardigans are not acceptable as PE wear 
No hoodies allowed 
PE Bottoms  Black plain shorts (discreet logos only) 
Black plain jogging bottoms (discreet logos only) 
For PE tights/leggings are not acceptable 
Plain black leggings or school trousers may be worn FOR DANCE ONLY 
For PE sky blue socks must be worn (white ankle socks permitted in summer term) 
PE Footwear For PE Trainers must be worn (astro boots acceptable) 
For PE Canvas or ‘Converse’ style footwear is not acceptable 
For dance feet must be bare or jazz/ballet shoes worn 
Tattoos No student is allowed to have temporary or semi-permanent tattoos in any visible position (including visible during PE). Permanent tattoos are of course illegal for any one under the age of 18 (Tattooing of Minors Act 1969), so we would assume that no student will come to school displaying one of these. 


The school reserves the right to send students home to correct infringements of uniform and appearance rules, in line with current exclusion guidance.

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Posted on: 6/09/2018

Twickenham School Results Day 2018

TWICKENHAM School celebrated an improvement in results as a clutch of students scored top grades in their GCSESs. The school saw a spike in results in core subjects such as English and maths and in overall attainment, following the publication of results today. Today, students spoke of their pride with their despite new national grading systems and broader following an anxious summer wait. Dharvi Jayaprasat, from Twickenham, revised for two hours a day to make sure she secured the grades to get on to a course at Kingston College. She said: “These results make me believe I can do so much now. It was hard sometimes. I’m just happy with these grades.” “Thanks to support from this school I can now do my art and design course at Kingston College. I am very excited.” After a partial introduction last year, almost all GCSEs are graded from 1 to 9, with the former A* grade split into the 7, 8 and 9 grades. Thomas Darcy, from Isleworth, in Hounslow, scored all 8s and 9s, equivalent to A* or A, , to secure a place to study A-levels in English, geography and classical civilisations. He said: “It was a long, apprehensive wait the whole summer, hoping my grades would be good. “This is just the culmination of that whole wait - but I am happy with this. “For anyone to get any good grades it takes a lot of work, and a lot of it is down to the teachers, who gave up their own time to hold extra classes after school. “The changes to the GCSEs nationally made it harder, which makes us even prouder.” Headteacher Assal Ruse said: Well done to all our students. Particular mentions must go to the many students who achieved the highest Attainment 8 points with an average grade 8+. This is a huge achievement. “My thanks to our staff who have worked incredibly hard teaching the new GCSEs and ensuring that so many students did as they well as they did. “We have seen an improvement but there is still much work to be done. We will continue to work hard for our students.”   Examination-results