Twynham SchoolTwynham School (formerly Twynham Comprehensive School) is a secondary school in Christchurch, Dorset, England and has a school roll of approximately 1,700 students in years 7 to 13 (ages 11 to 18). It has Leading Edge, Training School and Academy Statuses. Twynham is part of the Twynham Learning Multi-Academy Trust, comprising six primary and secondary schools local to Christchurch.
School historyThe 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. Previously holding Technology College and Music College status, In May 2011 Twynham converted into an academy. In 2017, Jy Taylor took over from Dr Terry Fish as Headmaster.
FacilitiesThe 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 not required to take a technology subject at GCSE level. There is also an English Block, Maths Block, Drama Block, Music & Arts block and the main hall, sports hall, changing facilities and the main block with ordinary classrooms. There is also a language block.
ICT at TwynhamTwynham has nine computer rooms and offers two courses at GCSE level:
They also offer a BTEC in Creative Digital Media.