Welcome - Twynham School

Welcome


Twynham School is an exceptionally special placeJy Taylor   formal   cropped; a school which believes in the unlimited potential of every child, where people are valued above all and ultimately a place where every child can be successful. Our long-tradition of success is built on two vital pillars; high quality teaching and learning and, most importantly, the value we place on the very special relationships between students and staff.

I feel incredibly honoured to lead such a remarkable school. At Twynham we care about the individual and pride ourselves in the warmth of our community in which all of our students feel valued. Of course examination results matter and at Twynham our students consistently achieve excellent results in all areas giving them access to far-reaching opportunities. However this is just one aspect of Twynham and students are supported to show ambition both within and beyond the classroom.

The way we do things at Twynham is incredibly important to us. The emphasis on cultivating strong relationships, developing independence and having fun allows our students to flourish in an environment that is tightly focused on learning.

Our students have a huge array of opportunities beyond the curriculum. Music, dance and drama provide the school with its heart and soul. Sport, Ten Tors and the Duke of Edinburgh scheme provide competition and travel to Africa, Europe and beyond its sense of adventure. We set high standards, respect and hard work are expected, but students are encouraged to make the most of every opportunity and to have a great deal of fun along the way.

We are incredibly fortunate at Twynham to have a wealth of expertise to support our students. Our teaching staff are, quite simply, superb. All have boundless passion for their subjects and this enthusiasm, combined with an astute understanding of how young people learn, enables our students to achieve at the very highest level. Alongside this, we have developed a network of support for all of our students that will allow them to gain access to those highly coveted places at the country’s top universities, specialist colleges for arts and the highest quality apprenticeships available. Whatever your passion we will encourage and support you to become the very best you can be.

Our school is, however, unique and no website can fully capture the spirit of Twynham. The only way to get a feel for what we believe in and how we do things is to come for a visit and meet the people that make the school such a special place.

I look forward to meeting you.

Jy Taylor

Headteacher

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  • August 13, 2018 It's A Level on Thursday and preparations are underway at school to support and guide our students as they leave us and go on to university, college, employment and apprenticeships. The timings of the day are available on our website (Read more). Read more
  • July 18, 2018 It's that time again - the end of the school year is fast approaching! What better way to celebrate than by publishing our Newsletter, which encapsulates all that our students have been up to, from forensic science, to sports days, to the art exhibition... Read more Read more
  • July 18, 2018 Our annual is well underway - the students performed last night in St Bartolomeo al Mare in Liguria, Italy. We are very proud of our Music at Twynham and our Music Tour is a real highlight for both students and staff. Read more
  • May 24, 2018 With the weather being a little cooler today, it's an ideal opportunity to curl up with a blanket, make a nice cup of tea, and enjoy our latest newsletter: Read more. From dance to technology to geography, it is a great overview of what our students have been up to. Read more
  • May 23, 2018 Our 's Commencement Ceremony is underway at Christchurch Quay this afternoon. We are so proud of all our Year 13 students and wish them the best of luck as they move on to their next steps. Read more
  • May 23, 2018 Preparations are well underway for 's Commencement Ceremony this afternoon. We are so proud of all of our Year 13 students and look forward to celebrating their successes with them in the sunshine! Read more
  • May 16, 2018 We have some visitors in from this morning, teaching our Year 10 students some important revision skills and strategies in preparation for their mock exams. Read more
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