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Extra Curricular Activities

Extra Curricular Activities

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Duke of Edinburgh


It has been an active term for Duke of Edinburgh participants. All three levels – Bronze, Silver and Gold – have been actively involved in planning or participating in their relevant expedition sections. The newly enrolled Bronze group took part in a one day training exercise which involved tent pitching, cooking with Trangias and map… Continue reading Duke of Edinburgh.


Eco Rangers


Members of Form 4 took part in the Eco Ranger after-school activity at Twycross Zoo. The aim of the group is to learn about conservation issues and how to protect animals and their environment. ” order_by=”sortorder” order_direction=”ASC” returns=”included” maximum_entity_count=”500″]


Twycross House Lower Sixth – going for Gold!


Congratulations to the three Gold groups who successfully completed their Duke of Edinburgh Gold practice in Mid Wales. The final will take place this summer in Snowdonia. ” order_by=”sortorder” order_direction=”ASC” returns=”included” maximum_entity_count=”500″]


Twycross House School Junior Maths Team take part in Regional Finals


In March a team of talented young mathematicians travelled to Rugby High School to represent Twycross House School at the Regional Heat of the UK Junior Team Mathematics Challenge. This is a national competition which combines mathematical, communication and teamwork skills and offers pupils another way to express and develop their enjoyment of mathematics. The… Continue reading Twycross House School Junior Maths Team take part in Regional Finals.


Kingsbury Trip


On Wednesday 9th March the Form 3s went on a trip to Kingsbury Water Park. They had been studying maps and map reading for several weeks as part of their geography course and this was a chance to put what they had learnt to the test. Despite the wet, cold and windy weather, they braved… Continue reading Kingsbury Trip.


Duke of Edinburgh Award Canoe Trip


This term has been a busy one for the Duke of Edinburgh Award. In the second week of term 8 students from the Upper Sixth went to the River Wye embarking on their Gold qualifying expedition. Setting out from Hay on Wye and finishing in Redbrooke, they endured 4 nights under canvas and 4 days… Continue reading Duke of Edinburgh Award Canoe Trip.


European Champions


Four Twycross students became European champions in the summer. Chris Vero, Bradley Pugh, George Hall and George Rutter represented Great Britain U17 at the European Championships in Italy. The boys all played a pivotal role in their final victory over Austria. Twycross also had students representing Great Britain in the U20 open, U20 girls and… Continue reading European Champions.


Physics Challenge


Every year, just before Christmas, many of the physics classes are set a challenge. This will usually involve building a machine to perform a particular task, using only the odds and ends they are given.


S1 Camp 2014


On 20th June we went to Wales for the weekend as a reward for all our hard work in our exams. We left school at half past one and made our way to camp. The journey took around two hours but was worth it in the end. When we arrived in Welshpool, we headed into… Continue reading S1 Camp 2014.


Junior Netball


The spring term has been a busy one for all the junior netballers. Form 4 A and B teams played in the Nuneaton area league and were very successful. The A team really gelled as a unit and played some superb netball, playing five and winning five games. This resulted in their finishing in first… Continue reading Junior Netball.