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What qualifications do students at Twickenham School study at GCSE?

All students at Twickenham School will study the 'core' curriculum made up of the following subjects:

  • GCSE Maths
  • GCSE English Literature
  • GCSE English Language
  • GCSE Science (combined or separate)
  • Core PE - not a qualification.

In addition most students will study an additional 4 GCSEs from the list below:

GCSE options

Please note:

  • There may be scope for subjects not on this list
  • Some students will do a GCSE Home Language
  • Some students will do GCSE statistics.

What to consider when choosing your options

Students will be fully supported through the options process, however some useful things to consider are:

Choosing options

As we move throughout the options process further details will be uploaded to this section of the website, however please view the resources below for extra information about the options and the selection process.

Twickenham School Options Booklet (2022-2024)

Twickenham School Options Evening Presentation 2022

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Guy's and St Thomas' Research @GSTTresearch - Jul 31
We've loved having Beheshta on our #IHeartResearchAcademy and can't wait to see what she gets up to during her 6 week mentored project! https://t.co/aW90W6NcTW
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Munira Wilson MP 🇺🇦 @munirawilson - Jul 31
Earlier this month, I joined @Twickenhamsch for a surgery on the #ClimateCrisis. This was one of many fantastic questions they came up with, so I put it to the Govt 👇 We must educate & empower our children to tackle this crisis. Read Minister's answer: https://t.co/bgPlD70Eyn https://t.co/P2kYzDGdHz
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- Jul 23
Fantastic turnout and competition at the first ever London Schools Spikeball Tournament hosted at our very own grounds. Thank you @Spikeball for sponsoring the event with sets and prizes! We look forward to hosting even more schools and seeing the sport grow! #Spikeball #Roundnet https://t.co/N1lBX6myGk
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Assal Ruse @Assal_HT - Jul 19
Please do not go in the river. To all young people, in particular, we urge you to be the person in your group of friends who says no and reminds others about the dangers.
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- Jul 18
A summary of his time at Twickenham School by the Twickenham School Poet Laureate, Tijs De Jong. Thank you Tijs for your fantastic hard work and dedication to producing 17 weeks of original poems this year! 👏🏽👏🏽 #Poetlaureate https://t.co/X3JF7jBDvO
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- Jul 17
A wonderful end of year assembly with musical performances, poems and awards for students who have gone above and beyond! Congratulations Twickenham School on completing the 2021-2022 Academic Year. #Aspire #Achieve #Enjoy https://t.co/mKjNrBhxLH
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- Jul 16
Bourne Education Trust - Summer Review. What a year it has been! See what has been happening in all our Richmond Borough BET schools. #Aspire #Achieve #Enjoy @BourneTrust https://t.co/RhSAASTXes
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- Jul 15
We are very excited to be able to share the first part of the circa £800,000 capital investment programme at #TwickenhamSchool - starting this summer with the introduction of The Aspire Centre! #InvestingInOurStudents #NewResources https://t.co/XQOif2kqNr https://t.co/pLjW4OYCsM
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- Jul 15
Well done to our Year 10 triple Science students who dedicated a weekend to Physics! They attended a Physics masterclass, an intense workout to practise physics concepts that they will need to get excellent grades in their GCSE exams. #Achieve https://t.co/msEK0E1yyJ
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- Jul 14
The final edition of the torch magazine is out! See Ms Wafa to purchase a copy for £1. It’s our chunkiest one yet with some of the best artwork from students so far, as well as a wealth of poetry and some very unique prose. Let this be your summer read! #Aspire #Achieve #Enjoy https://t.co/0Qp0HH7KGS
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- Jul 14
First ever London Schools @Spikeball tournament held at Twickenham School! @HoeValleySchool @SouthfieldsAcad https://t.co/9TEAtYnQgL
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- Jul 13
Congratulations to Beheshta who got accepted to I ♥ Research Academy, hosted by Guy’s and St Thomas’ NHS Foundation Trust and King’s College London. #Iheartresearchacademy https://t.co/DFQvndPhIg
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I’m proud to be part of TS. As a year 9 student starting the transition to GCSE, we are supported by our teachers to make the best choices and I feel confident I will achieve my potential.
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My favourite thing about our school is how all our lessons are practical, fun and interesting whilst teaching me about the world.
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The best part about school is the positive environment. Being in class boosts my confidence and I never feel on my own as I have great teachers and friends to support me.
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