Curriculum Overview

For an overview of the Curriculum offer for each key stage at Townsend please view the document below. Further information on what is covered by each department in more detail can be found in the KS3, KS4 and Sixth form areas of the website.

Key Stage 3

Year 7 Learning and Achievement Evening  

Key Stage 4


Home Study

Homework should be written down in every students planner and can also be seen in on the show my homework website. townsend.showmyhomework Students should have their individual log in for the website to view the work they have been set. However, if they forget their log in they can still view the homework set by …

Examination Guidelines


CAREERS EDUCATION, GUIDANCE AND WORK EXPERIENCE Our aim is to ensure all students have suitable and high quality work related learning opportunities to equip them to meet the challenges of life in our fast changing world. Up to-date relevant independent careers guidance and advice supports this programme. The school’s careers information and guidance programme is …


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House Competitions

ART Christmas Jumper Drawing Competition Open to all years from 5th November to 5th December, students needs to submit as many different designs a they want to Miss Bailey in Art by 5th December. Designs will then be judged on the 6th December, with the winning designs, from each year, receiving 5 house points (1st …

Townsend St Albans Music School

We have a partnership with the St Albans Music School, part of the Hertfordshire Music Service, who operate from our purpose built music centre and also deliver our music teaching, organise our visiting music specialist teachers and tuition, and provide extra-curricular music – such as choirs, bands, orchestra, wind groups etc. For more information, please …