Twynham

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Christchurch, Dorset - Education
... The secondary schools are, in order of size Twynham School (1,515 pupils), Highcliffe School (1,347 pupils) and the Grange School (637 pupils) ... Twynham was the best performing school in Christchurch in 2009 67% of pupils gained five or more GCSEs at A* to C grade including maths and English ... Twynham was also the best performing school for A-level results with an average score of 727.8 points per student, slightly below the national average of 739.3 ...
Ranulf Flambard - Work Under Rufus
... of Rufus he held the offices of dean of Christchurch in Twynham, Hampshire and was a prebendary of London and Lincoln ... sources claim that in rebuilding the church at Twynham, he not only demolished the church he was replacing, but nine others that were nearby ... He started building the church at Christchurch at Twynham, which he had been granted by Rufus ...
Christchurch, Dorset - History
... The town appears in the Anglo Saxon Chronicle entry of 901 as Tweoxneam (Twynham) from Old English betweoxn (between) and éam (rivers) ... In around 890 AD, Alfred the Great considered Twynham to be of such strategic importance that, with the threat of invasion by the Danes, he made it a burh and defensive walls were erected around the town ... of King William II, Ranulf Flambard, then Dean of Twynham, began the building of a priory on the site of the original mission church ...