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Tiffin is delighted to admit girls as well as boys into the Sixth Form, allowing the fantastic benefits and quality of Tiffin Sixth Form to be delivered within a mixed environment. We aim to admit around 100 new students each year to the Sixth Form, and we therefore expect about 50 per year to be girls, giving at least 100 girls in the Sixth Form overall, and representing approximately 20-25% of the total number of Sixth Formers.

Our Sixth Form Open Evening will be on Thursday 8 October 2020 when the academic and extra-curricular opportunities on offer at Tiffin's Sixth Form will be fully explained. Our website highlights the great opportunities at Tiffin, you can also follow developments on Twitter@Tiffin_School.

 

Virtual Open Evening 2020

3 July 2020 by

The Virtual Open Evening will take place between 5pm and 7:30pm on Tuesday 7 July.
There is no need to book – just visit THIS SITE


TIFFIN SCHOOL AND SPORTS CENTRE ARE CLOSED UNTIL FURTHER NOTICE. PARENTS WILL BE UPDATED THROUGH INSIGHT.

23 March 2020 by


Musical Performances

6 March 2020 by

We are very much looking forward to what will be a superb occasion when our orchestras and bands play at St John’s Smith Square this Tuesday. Do make sure you get your tickets as it is selling out quickly. In addition, the choir are taking part in the Barnes Festival performing Handel’s Messiah on Friday.


Netball Win for Girls!

3 March 2020 by

FANTASTIC WIN for our Netball Team – yay!!!!! 10-3 excellent result.

 

Thrilled to have their first win under their belt.


Rugby Crowdfunding Campaign 2019

3 March 2020 by

Thank you very much to everyone who donated to the campaign just before Christmas.  We raised a total of £2,320 including gift aid.

This has been the third year we have organised a crowdfunding campaign for rugby, and the total raised over the three years is now £7,077– a fantastic achievement for which we are very grateful!

Thank you for your continued support.

The TIPRA team

 


MATHS CHALLENGE SUCCESSES

12 December 2019 by

SENIOR TEAM MATHS CHALLENGE

There has been much success by students within the last month! On November 6th, four students pictured right: Christian Cases (Yr12), Arnav Jadhav (Yr12), Jack Yu (Yr11) and Ojas Gulati (Yr10) represented the school in the SW Regional Final of the UKMT Senior Team Maths Challenge (intended for Sixth Formers). These students were selected after an intensive try-out process for which over 30 students in the school took part.

 

 

The competition consists of three rounds: a Group Round, involving 10 difficult questions the team work on together, a ‘cross number’ round (think crossword clues but with numbers), and the dreaded ‘Relay’ round, where the answer to one question feeds into the next.

 

After two of these rounds, Tiffin were level pegging on full marks with Kings College Wimbledon. But our team’s prowess and experience shone through on the last round, where we again achieved full marks bar a single lost time bonus, achieving an amazing score of 178/180 vs King’s 168/180 (who finished in second place). We will once again be taking part in the National Final in central London in February. Congratulations to the boys!

 

SENIOR MATHS CHALLENGE

 

On November 7th, 127 Sixth Form students (and younger) took part in the Senior Maths Challenge. This is a challenging paper, taken by hundreds of thousands of students across the UK, consisting of 25 multiple choice questions of increasing difficulty. We are delighted at the record results, with 11 students qualifying for the extremely prestigious British Maths Olympiad, reserved for only the top 1000 students nationally. Congratulations to the Year 13s (Ollie Coppelotti, Haotian Wu, Gus Goodman and Saomiyan Mathetharan), Year 12s (Christian Cases, Gianluca Maffi, Arnav Jadhav) and the Year 10s (Nathaniel Johnson, Ojas Gulati, Arlo McKillop) who achieved this accolade.

 

A further 40 students achieved a Gold certificate (top 10% of entrants nationally), with special mention to Kai Jewson and Lucas Bowman, who are only in Year 9. The Olympiad will take place on 29th November and consists of a 3.5-hour exam consisting of just six incredibly challenging questions. A further 29 students have qualified for the Senior Kangaroo follow on round. We wish these students the best of luck.

 

 

BRITISH INFORMATICS OLYMPIAD

On 12th December a number of Tiffinians took part in the British Informatics Olympiad. This is a 3 hour exam consisting of three difficult programming tasks, in which students code in any programming language of their choice. At least one Tiffinian has managed to reach the National Final at Cambridge University (consisting of the top 15 across the country) each year for the last 3 years.

 

 

We wish them the best of luck!

 

 


Large charitable donation to Lepra

12 December 2019 by

Students at Tiffin School are helping beat leprosy by fundraising and collecting donations for Lepra. Over 180 students in Year 7 took part in a Fundraising Educational Project and were able to raise £4128.29 for the international charity.

Leprosy is a curable disease that affects millions of people across the world, but is often misunderstood or ignored, along with those affected by it. Lepra work in India, Bangladesh and Mozambique to find, cure and treat those affected, along with educating their communities to help reduce prejudice and fear around leprosy. It takes just £25.00 to treat one person with Leprosy so Tiffin School have raised enough money to help 165 people.

 


Tiffin make top 100 senior schools for cricket

22 November 2019 by

We are very proud to be included once again, in the Cricketer Magazine’s Schools Guide for 2020 featuring the top 100 senior schools. A record number of schools submitted entries to be included in the guide which were judged against an extensive set of criteria, with the chosen schools having outstanding facilities, fixture programmes and coaching.

 

The Cricketer is the world’s best-selling cricket magazine and retains its position as the most respected voice in cricket.  We are rightly pleased to have been selected and aim to keep providing as many opportunities as we can for the pupils at Tiffin.

 

The Cricketer magazine will be on sale from Friday 22 November and a digital version on Friday 13 December.


Senior Girls win Cross Country Borough Championship

15 November 2019 by

On 17th October Tiffin had five teams competing for the school at the Borough Cross Country Championships for the first time, running in harsh conditions battling both the wind and the rain at Grist’s. We saw the first senior girls team compete in this event for the school. Representing Tiffin were Olivia Cronin and Neve Husaini. They ran fantastically well together pushing each other forward to a faster pace. Olivia ran a fantastic race finishing in third place and taking the bronze medal with Neve finishing close behind in fourth. For the first time in the history of Tiffin the girls together helped achieve an overall team victory in the Senior Girls event ahead of Holy Cross in second and Tiffin Girls in third.  Olivia and Neve should be very proud in helping to lead the way forward for girls’ sports at Tiffin.

 

From left to right: Mrs Davis, Neve Hussaini, Olivia Cronin, Lottie Fry and Miss Ramsbottom

 


Tiffin student in Yachting UK Youth Squad

15 November 2019 by

Coco Barrett, pictured below, who has just joined us in the Sixth Form, is a member of the Royal Yachting Association UK Youth Squad – Laser Radial.  Coco’s selection for this squad recognises her potential to progress within the British Sailing Team, with the aim of winning selection to the Olympic Development programmes. Coco has been selected on the basis of performance and commitment to a programme of training and competition over a period of several years, and establishes her status as a UK Squad sailor who it is hoped will represent Great Britain at major international events in the forthcoming years.   Well done Coco!

 

 


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