Twynham School

From Infogalactic: the planetary knowledge core
Jump to: navigation, search
Twynham School
Motto "Ut Prosim" - "That I may serve"
Type Academy
Headmaster Terry Fish
Location Sopers Lane
BH23 1JF
Lua error in Module:Coordinates at line 668: callParserFunction: function "#coordinates" was not found.
DfE URN 136649 Tables
Ofsted Reports Pre-academy reports
Students 1,566
Gender Coeducational
Ages 11–18

Twynham School (formerly Twynham Comprehensive School) is a secondary school in Christchurch, Dorset, England and has a school roll of approximately 1,500 students in years 7 to 13 (ages 11 to 18). It has Leading Edge, Training School and Academy Statuses. Twynham is also linked to the Grange Secondary school as they are both a part of Twynham learning. The school is about 0.5 km (0.3 miles) from the town centre.

School history

The school opened in 1930 as a senior school, later becoming a secondary modern school and finally a comprehensive in 1969. The school doubled in size during the 1990s and is one of the largest schools in Dorset.[citation needed] Previously holding Technology College and Music College status, In May 2011 Twynham converted into an academy.

ICT at Twynham

Twynham has nine computer rooms and offers two courses at GCSE level:


The school has 11 science labs. The technology block has two cookery rooms, one textiles room, three resistant material rooms and one graphics room, in addition to an IT room. Each student is required to take a technology subject at GCSE level.

Extra curricular activities

There are many extra curricular activities including sports, music and drama.

Notable former pupils


  1. "Jamie and Louise Redknapp visit his old school". Bournemouth Daily Echo. 24 November 2009.<templatestyles src="Module:Citation/CS1/styles.css"></templatestyles>
  2. "Wembley's in Neil's sights". Bournemouth Daily Echo. 13 November 2007.<templatestyles src="Module:Citation/CS1/styles.css"></templatestyles>

External links