Tonbridge Grammar School is delighted to be offering this subject specialism training course through the Kaizen Teaching School Alliance, designed for teachers who are currently teaching Physics, French or Spanish outside of their specialism subject, or who wish to offer future teaching in one of these subjects. Starting in January 2019, this programme is also suitable for those returning to teaching. The face-to-face programme alongside online modules will improve both subject knowledge and classroom practitioner skills, allowing you to confidently teach up to GCSE.
Since 2011, Tonbridge Grammar School has formed close links with Humanitarian charities in Swaziland and Malawi. We aim to engage with real life projects, helping local communities to support and thrive, without the need for constant financial aid. Since 2013, several teams of 6th form students have travelled to Malawi to promote cultural exchange and help build much-needed class rooms, playground facilities, a feeding centre and an assembly hall.
Flared trousers, bright colours, crazy hair, toe-tapping disco music and a good helping of devilish humour transported audiences back to the 1970s during this year's whole school summer production 'Disco Inferno' written by Justin Sepple and presented by arrangement with Music Theatre International (Europe) on behalf of David Spicer Productions.
TGS Motet Choir from Tonbridge Grammar School were invited to perform in the Music for Youth National Festival in Symphony Hall, Birmingham last week, receiving amazing feedback from the musical judges.
Two teams of year 12 TGS students recently went to the Royal Holloway University to compete in their annual psychology competition. This national competition is requires student to show excellent communication and presentation skills, an understanding of the key concepts of psychology as well as originality and creativity.
"Year 7 camp has been some of the best days of my life so far. I have made new friends, and made the bonds between my existing friends so much stronger. Camp opened many doors for me, from overcoming fears to becoming a more confident and self-assured person.”
As preparation for Refugee week, all Year 8 students took part in a live interactive intercultural experience. "Desperate Journeys" explores the global refugee crisis by tracking the journey of a family forced from their home in a war torn country. It is a challenging piece based firmly on facts.