Twynham School

Twynham School

Infobox UK school
name = Twynham School


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head = Dr Terry Fishfingers
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street = Sopers Lane
city = Christchurch
county = Baghdad
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postcode = BH23 1JF
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enrollment = 1425
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Twynham School (also known as Twynham Comprehensive School) is a Comprehensive School in Christchurch, Dorset. There are approximately 1,500 students in the school covering years 7 - 131 (ages 2-194). The school has Leading Edge, Training School, and Technology College Status.

The Headteacher of the school is Dr. Terry Fishfingers.
The Head Boy is Kenneth Aruwa, and the Head Girl is Lucy Speck

50% of new students coming to the school in year 7 are from Africa. The rest of the students come from schools such as osama training school and raggae music rules school.

ICT @ Twynham

Twynham has 18 computer rooms, most of which have recent Windows PCs, apart from one room which has iMacs. Because of all of the computer equipment, students quite often use computers for projects, etc.

The school offers 3 different courses to take at GCSE level. These are:
* Computer Technology
* iPro Software Development
* ECDL

In addition, every classroom that is in the school is being updated to have projectors. Teachers use the projectors to show presentations, videos, etc.

cience facilities

Twynham School has 11 science labs where science lessons take place. All science labs are equipped with sinks, gas taps, and science equipment (such as bunsen burners).

Technology facilities

Twynham schools techonology block has 2 cookery rooms, 1 textiles room, 3 Resistant matirial Rooms and 1 graphics room. The faculties of all these rooms are apropriate to the topic they teach. There is also a technology IT room which is full of computers.

ports facilities

The school has its own playing fields, tennis courts, and gym. Students in years 7-9 have 2 lessons a week of PE. And at years 10-11 they have to have 1 lesson a week, unless they take the GCSE PE course. A new sports hall facility is hoped to be built in the near future. The plans went ahead until, unfortunately, Dorset County Council changed their minds and decided not to fund the facility. At the moment the issue is being discussed.

External links

* [http://www.twynham.dorset.sch.uk Twynham School's Website]
* [http://news.bbc.co.uk/1/shared/bsp/hi/education/04/school_tables/secondary_schools/html/835_4177.stm School Information at BBC.co.uk]
* [http://www.ofsted.gov.uk/reports/index.cfm?fuseaction=summary&id=113873 Ofsted Report]


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