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19/04/21

Bus Strike - please visit TfL for the latest information: https://t.co/8utzbcrq2n

19/04/21

We have been advised by TfL that further industrial action will affect bus services operated by London United. Local bus services will be affected on Fri 23 April, Mon 26 April, Fri 7 May and Sat 8 May

19/04/21

Welcome back following the Easter break. Staff returned early this morning for a staff meeting, and we look forward to seeing all students in school for a 10am start.

01/04/21

Do take a look at this week's Glyn School Newsletter: https://t.co/gBaViOruoM

12/03/21

Do take a look at this week's Glyn School Newsletter via the link: https://t.co/CCaPRnvUrl

11/03/21

First round of LFD testing concluded for all students yesterday - fantastic response from everyone involved (all negative too!). We are so excited to welcome ALL students back to lessons today for the first time since mid-December.

10/03/21

Watch the RAF Careers webinar now!: https://t.co/p6dzm5yqoJ

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04/03/21

Retweeted From National Careers

Have you been looking for a job through LinkedIn? Our top tip today will help you with your search. You could also get in touch with one of our careers advisers for personalised support https://t.co/3cTMFTfRVt https://t.co/xigh3jXBb6

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03/03/21

Retweeted From National Careers

Our top tip today will help you to prepare for a job interview. If you'd like personalised advice from a professional careers adviser then get in touch https://t.co/3cTMFTfRVt https://t.co/7p7ZdAuSw3

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02/03/21

Retweeted From National Careers

Todays top tip will help you know what to do once you've completed your CV. If you'd like to discuss this or anything else career related with a professional careers adviser then get in touch! https://t.co/3cTMFTfRVt https://t.co/MQPaSKibFp

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01/03/21

Retweeted From National Careers

Today's top tip will help you to create or improve your CV. If you'd like to discuss your CV with a professional careers adviser then get in touch! https://t.co/3cTMFTfRVt https://t.co/7BN4ir4lt5

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01/03/21

Retweeted From National Careers Week

National Careers Week 2021 starts today. The Virtual Careers Fair, along with all our existing resources are available now. There are plenty providers to have a look at for inspiration, and activities for each specific sponsored day. https://t.co/F6LD8bjeXo https://t.co/QXv5yQn3BW

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01/03/21

Retweeted From National Careers Week

*** 𝙊𝙋𝙀𝙉 *** The 𝙑𝙞𝙧𝙩𝙪𝙖𝙡 𝘾𝙖𝙧𝙚𝙚𝙧𝙨 𝙁𝙖𝙞𝙧 is open 𝘕𝘖𝘞! https://t.co/ZOZn9OEkTQ 𝗧𝗶𝗺𝗲 𝘁𝗼 𝗲𝘅𝗽𝗹𝗼𝗿𝗲. https://t.co/iT2TXOLncN

12/02/21

Do please take a look at this week's Glyn Newsletter - our staff and students are very much staying engaged during remote learning! https://t.co/SkSj6Y4eKQ

11/02/21

Retweeted From National Careers Week

Absolutely brilliant thread here 👇 https://t.co/vMpa1KGzJY

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11/02/21

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𝗧𝗮𝗸𝗲 𝗽𝗮𝗿𝘁 𝗶𝗻 𝘁𝗵𝗲 𝗯𝗶𝗴𝗴𝗲𝘀𝘁 𝗰𝗲𝗹𝗲𝗯𝗿𝗮𝘁𝗶𝗼𝗻 𝗼𝗳 𝗰𝗮𝗿𝗲𝗲𝗿𝘀 𝗮𝗰𝗿𝗼𝘀𝘀 𝘁𝗵𝗲 𝗨𝗞 𝗼𝗻𝗹𝗶𝗻𝗲! 𝙉𝙖𝙩𝙞𝙤𝙣𝙖𝙡 𝘾𝙖𝙧𝙚𝙚𝙧𝙨 𝙒𝙚𝙚𝙠 2021👇 🗓 𝟭𝘀𝘁 - 𝟲𝘁𝗵 𝗠𝗮𝗿𝗰𝗵 𝟮𝟬𝟮𝟭. https://t.co/h9jXsAFQUI

08/02/21

Retweeted From Leisa Sleat

A wide ranging variety of opportunities available at GLF Schools, check out our job site and come and join an amazing family of schools 😊   https://t.co/3GTzx38695

05/02/21

To take a look at the Glyn School Newsletter dated Friday 5 February 2021: https://t.co/MWxCZh3YwL

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03/02/21

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Reading List

Art

  • How to read Paintings- A crash course in meaning and method by Liz Rideal  Bloombury books ISBN 975-1-4725-2512-3

  • Contemporary Art- The essential guide to 200 ground breaking artists by Charlotte Bonham Carter and David Hodge- Goodman ISBN 978-1-84786-58-0

Biology

  • Understanding Biology, advanced theory (Toole & Toole)

ISBN: 978-0748739578

  • AQA Biology A Level year 1 (Toole & Toole)

ISBN: 978-0198351764

  • AQA Biology A Level year 2 (Toole & Toole)

ISBN: 978-0198357704

  • Maths skills for A-level Biology (Penny)

ISBN 978-1-4085-2118-2

  • The Selfish Gene (Dawkins)  ISBN: 978-0198788607

  • The Coming Plague (Garrett) 978-0140250916

  • The Hot Zone: the true story of the Ebola outbreak (Preston) 978-0552171649

  • The Epigenetics Revolution (Carey) 978-1848313477

  • Mutants (Leroi) 978-0006531647

  • Nature via nurture (Ridley) 978-1841157467

  • DNA (Watson) 978-0099451846

  • Oxygen (Lane) 978-0198784937

  • How we live and why we die: the secret lives of cells (Wolpert) 978-0571239122

  • Genome (Ridley) 978-1857028345

  • Why we get sick (Nesse & Williams) 978-0679746744

  • The drugs don’t work: a global threat (Davies) 978-0241969199

 

Business Studies

  • AQA A Level Business Year 1/AS Third Edition (Wolinski & Coates) Authors: John Wolinski and Gwen Coates. ISBN-13: 978-1-4718-3609-1 

  • AQA A Level Business Year 2 Third Edition (Wolinski & Coates) Authors: John Wolinski and Gwen Coates. ISBN-13: 978-1-4718-3611-4 

  • AQA Business for A Level (Marcousé) (covers full A Level) Authors: Ian Marcousé, Andy Hammond, Nigel Watson. ISBN-13: 978-1-4718-3569-8 

  • AQA Business for A Level Year 1/AS (Surridge & Gillespie) Authors: Malcolm Surridge and Andrew Gillespie. ISBN-13: 978-1-4718-3613-8 

  • AQA Business for A-Level Year 2 (Surridge & Gillespie) Authors: Malcolm Surridge and Andrew Gillespie.ISBN-13: 978-1-4718-3578-0 

  • AQA Business for AS (Marcousé). Authors: Ian Marcousé, Andy Hammond, Nigel Watson. ISBN-13: 978-1-4718-3580-3 

Computer Science

  • OCR A-level Computer Science Paperback by George Rouse. 978-1471839764

  • Computational Fairy Tales by Jeremy Kubica. ISBN: 978-1477550298

  • Computer Science: An Overview by J. Glenn Brookshear. ISBN: 978-0321544285

  • The Pattern on the Stone: The Simple Ideas That Make Computers Work by Daniel Hillis. ISBN: 978-0465025961

French

 

  • AQA A Level Year 1 and AS French Student Book by Robert Pike (Author), Colin Povey (Author), Paul Shannon (Author)

  • Atouts: AQA French student book - Bell

  • Literature in French/ French literature in translation- Balzac, Camus, Satre, Zola

  • French magazines, newspapers  - Le Figaro, Le Monde

Economics

·Freakonomics: A Rogue Economist Explores the Hidden Side of Everything by Stephen J. Dubner (Author), Steven D. Levitt (Author)

·The Economic Naturalist: Why Economics Explains Almost Everything

by Robert H Frank

·The Undercover Economist Paperback

by Tim Harford (Author)

English (both Literature and Lit and Lang)

  • A Brave New World- Aldous Huxley

  • In Cold Blood- Truman Capote

  • Heart of Darkness- Joseph Conrad

  • The Handmaid’s Tale- Margaret Atwood

  • Frankenstein- Mary Shelley

  • Gulliver’s Travels- Jonathan Swift

  • A Streetcar Named Desire- Tennessee Williams

  • The Oxford Book of English Verse

  • The Third Man- Grahame Greene

  • Brideshead Revisited- Evelyn Waugh

  • The Lovely Bones- Alice Sebold

  • Dracula- Bram Stoker

  • The Kite Runner- Khaled Hosseini

  • Atonement- Ian McEwan

  • 1984- George Orwell

  • Letters- John Keats

  • Selected Essays- George Orwell

  • The Great Gatsby- F. Scott Fitzgerald

  • Othello- William Shakespeare

  • The Tempest- William Shakespeare

  • Richard III- William Shakespeare

  • Hamlet- William Shakespeare

  • Macbeth- William Shakespeare

  • Twelfth Night- William Shakespeare

  • The Cambridge Companion to English Novelists-Various

  • The Cambridge Companion to Shakespeare-Various

  • We also recommend you read as much poetry as possible: Ted Hughes, Seamus Heaney, Carol-Ann Duffy, John Keats, Philip Larkin, John Donne, Robert Frost, Wilfred Owen etc.

Government and Politics

 

History

  • Robin Bunce and Laura Gallagher, Edexcel AS History, Unit 1: Pursuing Life and Liberty: Equality in the USA, 1945–1968 (Pearson, 2009)

  • Peter Clements, Prosperity Depression and the New Deal Third Edition, Access to History (Hodder Education, 2005)

  • David Mauk and John Oakland, American Civilization (Routledge, sixth edition, 2014)

  • Derrick Murphy, Kathryn Cooper and Mark Waldron, The United States 1776–1992 (Collins, 2001)

  • Vivienne Sanders, Civil Rights in the USA, 1945–1968, Access to History (Hodder Education, 2008)

  • Doug and Susan Willoughby, The USA 1917–45, Heinemann Advanced History (Heinemann, 2000)

  • Hugh Brogan, The Penguin History of the United States of America (Penguin, 2001)

  • Eric Rauchway, The Great Depression and the New Deal: A Very Short Introduction (Oxford University Press, 2008)

  • Robert J McMahon, The Cold War: A Very Short Introduction (Oxford University Press, 2003)

  • James Barber, South Africa in the Twentieth Century (Blackwell, 1999)

  • W Beinart, Twentieth Century South Africa (Oxford University Press, 2001)

  • Nancy L Clark, South Africa: The Rise and Fall of Apartheid (Seminar Studies In History, Routledge, 2011)

  • T Davenport and C Saunders, South Africa: A Modern History (Macmillan, 2000)

  • Saul Dubow, Apartheid, 1948–1994 (Oxford University Press, 2014)

  • Nelson Mandela, The Long Walk to Freedom (Abacus, 2013)

  • Tony Pinchuk, Mandela for beginners (Icon, 1994)

  • Christopher Culpin, South Africa 1948–1995: a depth study (Hodder Education, 2000)

  • Martin Roberts, South Africa 1948–1994: the Rise and Fall of Apartheid (Longman, 2001)

ICT BTEC

  • BTEC Nationals IT Student Book 1 and Activebook (Available July 2016) Pearson Education Ltd ISBN 978-1-292140-41-4 (Note: this book covers all 4 units. It will be available as an e-book as well as a physical copy)

Media Studies

Music

  • Edexcel AS/A level Anthology of Music

  • Music: A Very Short Introduction (Very Short Introductions) by Nicholas Cook

  • Aural Matters by David Bowman and Paul Terry (Schott)

  • Music Theory in Practice Grades 1-5 by Eric Taylor (ABRSM)

  • The AB Guide to Music Theory Part One by Eric Taylor (ABRSM)

  • Music Dictionary (Longman)

PE

  • AQA A Level PE For Year 1 and AS. Authors Carl Atherton, Symond Burrows, Ross Howitt and Sue Young. ISBN-13: 9781471859564

  • AQA A Level PE For Year 2 and AS. Authors Carl Atherton, Symond Burrows, Ross Howitt and Sue Young. ISBN-13: 9781471859564

  • Bevis, P & Murray, M. AQA AS Physical Education (2008) Nelson Thornes. Roscoe D, Davis B, Roscoe J. 

  • Clegg, C. Exercise Physiology And Functional Anatomy (1995) Feltham Press

  • Physical Education and the Study of Sport. Robert Davis PhD, Jan Roscoe

  • Sports Psychology. Inside the athletes mind. Jonny Bell

 

Psychology

Religious Studies

  • WJEC/EDUQAS RS for yr1/AS Philosophy and ethics of religion - Gray & Lawson (Illuminate Publishing) ISBN: 978-1-908682-99-4

  • AS and A-level Religious Studies: Philosophy and Ethics through diagrams (Oxford University Press) 2002 – Dewar ISBN 0199148732

  • Cole, W.O. & Sambhi, Piara Singh. The Sikhs: Their Religious Beliefs and Practices (Sussex Academic Press)

Sociology

  • Outsiders: Studies in Sociology of Deviance: Howard Becker

  • The 32 Stops: Danny Dorling

  • Quirkology: The Curious Science Of Everyday Lives: Richard Wiseman

  • Gang leader for a day – Sudhir Venkatesh

  • The Spirit level – Richard Wilkinson and Kate Pickett

  • Chavs! The demonization of the working class – Owen Jones

  • How to be a woman – Caitlin Moran

  • Non-stop Inertia: Ivor Southwood

  • Down and Out in Paris and London – George Orwell

Spanish

  • Ánimo 1: AS AQA Self-Study Guide- De Sudea.

  • Literature in Spanish/Translation- Cervantes, Molina, Ruiz Zafon, Marquez, Borges etc.

  • Spanish newspapers/magazine-  El Pais, ABC, El Mundo etc.

  • La Sombra Del Viento (The shadow of the wind) – Ruiz Zafón.