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Tiffin is delighted to announce that from September 2019, we will 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. Boys and girls are invited to apply for places by filling in the online application form, which is available on the website. We aim to admit around 80 new students each year to the Sixth Form, and we therefore expect about 40 per year to be girls, giving at least 80 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 4 October 2018 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, and will be regularly updated over the next few months. You can also follow developments on Twitter@Tiffin_School


4th Annual German Debating Competition

23 November 2017 by

The Tiffin German Debating Team won 6, drew 1 and lost 2 of their 9 debates, which is the school’s best performance of all time.



The Debating Competition for boys in Years 11, 12 and 13 is a voluntary supplement to their studies in German. Only two pupils per year are selected from Tiffin. On Wednesday 15th November, the Tiffin German Debating team headed for the event hosted by Ibstock Place School. The competitors engage in very formal debates against students of the same age from other schools on a number of contentious issues. All the debates are held entirely in the German language, and are scored by independent umpires.  The competition highlights the wonderful adaptability, fluency and dedication that our students of German show. Well done to all involved!

60th Anniversary of the Tiffin Boys’ Choir

23 November 2017 by

120 guests, 30 Tiffin choirboys and 8 ‘Tiffinians’ gathered for the Dinner at the Antoinette Hotel, Kingston to celebrate the formation of the Tiffin Boys’ Choir in 1957 by former Tiffin School teacher, John Walker. We were delighted that a number of former Tiffin Choir Directors , including Simon Toyne and David Neild, were able to join us, along with many other former Tiffin staff and even some alumni who had been members of John Walker’s original Tiffin Choir.

The School Choir (below) began the evening by singing Britten’s ”Rejoice in the Lamb’, the Spanish song ‘Riu Riu Chiu’ and the Tiffin School Song ‘In Days of Old’, written in 1929. The School’s a-cappella group ‘The Tiffinians’ closed the evening by singing a selection of songs, including Carly Rae Jepsen’s ‘Call Me Maybe’.



Tiffinian represents Great Britain

23 November 2017 by

Tiffin Sixth Former, Bertie Cardillo-Zallo, represented Great Britain in the European Junior Acrobatic Gymnastics Championship, held over four days in October in Rzeszow, Poland, and which attracted teams from twelve countries.


Participating in the Men’s 4 Bertie had to demonstrate three acrobatic gymnastic skills: dynamic, balance and combined. Each individual’s skills help the team perform its acrobatic feats such as building human pyramids, somersaulting and aerial displays. Bertie and his fellow team members gave a series of outstanding performances and were well rewarded, gaining silver medals in three routines and coming second overall.



Well done on such an outstanding achievement!


Grand Slam at Cross-Country Borough Championships

10 November 2017 by

The Borough Championships took place on Thursday 2nd November in the grounds of Surbiton High School. The run, although not particularly long, was challenging due to undulating terrain and a particularly steep hill. It was therefore interesting to pace oneself on this course to ensure performance was maximised on the flatter ground. The races were split into four year groups. In Year 7 Connor Foley took first place and Oscar Luck came second. In Years 8 and 9 Tom Armstrong came first, Will Murphy came second and Euan Sinclair came third. In Years 10 and 11 Eric Williams came first and Eyoel Abebaw-Mesfin came second. In Years 12 and 13 Aaron Bruce won second. As well as these great results, it was particularly pleasing to see such a high turn-out from all year groups. The fantastic performance of all our runners culminated in Tiffin winning a grand slam of all 4 titles, for the first time this decade.


Young Historian Awards

10 November 2017 by

In July, Rasnaam Grover (left), Joseph Parkinson (centre) and Arth Kochhar (right) entered their end of year history projects in the Historical Association’s Young Historian Awards.  Their work focused on the historical significance of either WW1 or WW2.  All three were commended for their efforts and are pictured with their certificates. Well done to all three.



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