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Extra Curricular Activities

Extra Curricular Activities


Vegetable, fruit, animal!

Presented with a potato, carrot and a tomato and a few wooden cocktail sticks, Form 5 were given the task of creating an animal. Imagination ran riot and we had snakes, giraffes, porcupines, turtles and penguins. Some animals looked a little more realistic than others, but great was fun had by all. Mrs L Holland

Fantastic fun on field trips

Keen Geography students from Forms 4, 5 and S1 have all been on various trips this term to enhance their investigative skills and gain practical experience of field work. Form 4 have been studying the origins of settlements and their names and functions. Along with the many Viking settlements in the area whose names end… Continue reading Fantastic fun on field trips.

Biology field trip 2018

Ecology at its best! After braving the gale-force winds and rain last year we were not expecting the glorious sunshine we found when we arrived in Betws-y-coed. We had three beautiful days in which to carry out our ecological sampling to fulfil the A level required practical on ‘Measuring distribution of species’. Day one involved getting… Continue reading Biology field trip 2018.

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 Bronze group after successfully completed their expedition training, took part in their practice and final expeditions in South Warwickshire and the… Continue reading Duke of Edinburgh.

Success at Chemistry Competition

Congratulations to Sebastian Hart, Oliver Duby, Jessica Barker and Isaac Dugas from Twycross House School who took part in the preliminary round of the Top of the Bench competition run by the Royal Society of Chemistry.   They came first out of twenty teams which entered in the Birmingham and the West Midlands area.  They… Continue reading Success at Chemistry Competition.

LVI Team Building

To kick-start the weekend, we rushed out of school and loaded our bags in the ‘bag bus’, split ourselves into two minibuses and were driven into Tamworth to go bowling. Once we arrived at the ‘Strikers’ venue, I leapt out of the minibus to get a fresh breath of air and feeling a buzz of… Continue reading LVI Team Building.

Gold Duke of Edinburgh Award

Congratulations to Joe Morgan who recently received his Gold Award at St James’ Palace from HRH The Duke of Edinburgh.  

Duke of Edinburgh – Getting ready for Gold!

The end of the spring term saw 21 lower sixth form students setting out to Wales to complete their first training weekend. As soon as the students arrived their skills were put to the test. They had to battle rain and darkness to put up their tents. The weekend then saw a mixture of rain… Continue reading Duke of Edinburgh – Getting ready for Gold!.

Mr Rudi Oppenheimer BEM visits Twycross House School.

On February 28th we were lucky to have Rudi Oppenheimer come and visit the school to talk about his experience; surviving the Holocaust under the Nazis. Students in S3 have been studying the Holocaust in history as well as the story of Anne Frank in English. GCSE and A Level students study the Nazi German… Continue reading Mr Rudi Oppenheimer BEM visits Twycross House School..

Twycross Ski – Sauze d’Oulx 2017

Once again Twycross House skiers from the Sixth Form and Senior 5 headed south during the February half term on the 1500 mile round trip to Sauze d’Oulx in Italy for the school ski trip. As we ascended to the snowy slopes for the first day, skiers were sorted into groups and took to the… Continue reading Twycross Ski – Sauze d’Oulx 2017.