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12/07/21

Our Creative Arts students are incredible! Art, Music, Drama, Food, DT...do watch our video...even the music is home grown Glyn student talent! https://t.co/zIssky8EmY https://t.co/vHZorfymsC

12/07/21

Do take a look at our weekly Newsletter! https://t.co/9aLtngb1is

12/07/21

Parents and Carers - if you did not receive the Glyn Newsletter on Friday 9 July, please check your junk! Please then move the email to your inbox, which will resolve the issue for future messages. Apologies - new parental messaging system gremlin!

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08/07/21

Open Evening postponed to Thursday 16 September 2021. We hope this new date will allow prospective families onto the school site, and we look forward to meeting you then! https://t.co/unlBiA4Dy7

02/07/21

Vacancy - are you an inspiring and experienced Careers Advisor looking for a position in an ‘Outstanding’ school? https://t.co/1pWEIld3Ed

02/07/21

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

29/06/21

Joining Glyn School in September 2021? Please see our Transition Experience video! https://t.co/eeYSfosABR

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28/06/21

Wishing our Glyn School Wimbledon Ball Boys all the best as the Championships begin today https://t.co/D9IqPD316k

23/06/21

Reminder! Mufti Day Thursday 24 June - own clothes, voluntary £2 on the gate for Glyn PSA, remember your face covering...remind your friends!

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21/06/21

Library book returned 19 years late - 995 hours of detention? We hope he made it in The Rock Business! https://t.co/bSiAVVOXPI https://t.co/pGGIKI8iTE

15/06/21

With regret, Glyn School Open Evening for prospective Year 7 entry has been postponed until Thursday 16 September 2021. Further details on our website: https://t.co/8z3j0dapL7

11/06/21

Friday 11 June train disruptions/cancellations, including West Ewell and Epsom: https://t.co/gTY3K8q8LK

11/06/21

Good afternoon Due to significant problems with the signalling system near London Waterloo, train services running across the whole South Western Railway network may be cancelled, severely delayed or revised.

28/05/21

Do take a look at this week's Glyn Newsletter - so much good news! https://t.co/XVuFlZIFZV

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26/05/21

Retweeted From UK University Search

✨ TWO DAYS TO GO ✨ We can't wait to welcome you along to our South UK University & Apprenticeship Search Virtual Fair! Don't miss out on the chance to get expert advice from universities, colleges & apprenticeship providers. Register now 👇 https://t.co/m4SWcOyAth https://t.co/wbbBCImYEv

25/05/21

Retweeted From Jon Chaloner 💙

💯- always interesting for staff to hear from former students who remember the way you believed in them. https://t.co/bJ0GutMmlK

20/05/21

Fabulous career opportunity for teacher of Business Studies & Economics! https://t.co/aAkaJrHLdZ

20/05/21

Exciting vacancy for Business Studies & Economics Lead Practitioner! https://t.co/ri0cGK9MhU

04/05/21

Hello! Any ideas how long Schoolcomms will be down, please? Do I stay at school and hope it comes back on, or go home?...do I stay or do I go now?!?

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.