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Saying Good-bye To Uniform at Key Stage Three

Last month I shared the news with parents that as of August 2019, Key Stage Three students (Years 7, 8 and 9) will no longer wear school uniform. The decision to move away from our uniform followed a three month review process. Beliefs about school uniform and its place in our school are hugely varied, Read more about Saying Good-bye To Uniform at Key Stage Three[…]

BSHS Students Educate the Community

On Thursday the 17th of January, two of our H2 students, Alice and Anzo, gave an entertaining and informative presentation to various members of the “expat community” at The Centre.  This dynamic duo spoke for 35 minutes on the topic of Chinese New Year and how its relevance to them had altered as they had Read more about BSHS Students Educate the Community[…]

PEAK – Winter Edition 2019

We are proud to present the electronic version of our 100% student-produced magazine, PEAK – Winter 2019. Please take time to digest this fantastic publication that explores a variety of topics that are deemed relevant by and for our teenagers. Next week, the “paper copy” will be made available to the TES community via outlets Read more about PEAK – Winter Edition 2019[…]

Prom 2019 – Starry Night!

This year’s Prom is being held at the Sherwood Hotel Taipei. Every year this event is a highlight on the calendar for students. Each ticket costs NT$1700. Students can secure their place by making a cash payment in the Phase 2 Atrium ticket sales counter during the school week (times to be advised) or payment via Read more about Prom 2019 – Starry Night![…]

Language Learning Expert Eowyn Crisfield Visits The BSHS

This week, Eowyn Crisfield has spent three days working with teachers in the British Secondary and High School. Eowyn is an expert in language teaching and learning. She works with schools all around the world, in different contexts, and with children and young people of all ages. She’s working with us to help us improve Read more about Language Learning Expert Eowyn Crisfield Visits The BSHS[…]

Human Rights Activist Loung Ung Visits TES

This week we had the privilege of hosting a series of talks by global human rights activist Loung Ung. During the day at the European Secondary Campus Ms Ung spoke to students in Years 8-H4 about her life story and her role as an ambassador for the International Campaign to Ban Landmines. During the Evening, Read more about Human Rights Activist Loung Ung Visits TES[…]

GROW (“Positive Education”) in the BSHS – ‘The Journey so far’

In 2013, The British Secondary and High School (BSHS) committed to embracing a proactive strategy to achieve wellbeing (PERMAH) and cultivate the conditions for flourishing for students, staff and the school community through Positive Education. This journey that began five years ago has progressively included more people from the school community and a greater depth increasing exploration Read more about GROW (“Positive Education”) in the BSHS – ‘The Journey so far’[…]

Risk-Taking and Being Knowledgeable in IB Theatre

H3 IB Theatre students begin their unit of work on their ‘Theatre Research Presentations’ this week. Over the next few weeks, the students will explore many theatre traditions from around the world. They will investigate the practical, cultural and social conventions from Beijing Opera, Greek Theatre and Butoh. This is before they then embark on their Read more about Risk-Taking and Being Knowledgeable in IB Theatre[…]

Parents as Language Partners Seminar – Thursday 17th January 

A reminder that next Thursday, 17th January, Eowyn Crisfield will be running a seminar for parents, titled ‘Parents as Language Partners‘. The event will run from 6.30pm to 8.30pm in the Amphitheatre at the EPC and it is open to parents from all sections. Eowyn specialises in the area of parent and teacher education for bilingualism and multilingualism. Read more about Parents as Language Partners Seminar – Thursday 17th January […]

Christmas Music Concert in Daan Park

While the winter weather was somewhat “frightful”, the performances of our students and staff were “delightful” during last Saturday’s Annual Christmas Concert at Daan Park. The cold, wet and windy weather was not enough to dampen the enthusiasm of over 120 performers from our school community. The concert featured a range of musical styles, ensembles and Read more about Christmas Music Concert in Daan Park[…]

Year 9 Self-Portraits in Art

Year 9 have been looking at the work of English-born LA Based Street/Pop Artist, Triston Eaton. They have each created a collage Self Portrait that reflects their own personality and their interests. Every student was able to succeed after many hours of work. There were very many fantastic outcomes from all of our students and this Read more about Year 9 Self-Portraits in Art[…]

Great Results From All The TISSA Sports.

TES athletes have just concluded another successful sporting Term. Here are some of the highlights from Season 2 Sports so far… TISSA Softball Y9 Boys Champions TISSA High School Girls Singles Champion Molly Di Reinzo TISSA High School Varsity Boys & Girls Basketball Teams Seeded 1# for TISSA Varsity Tournament in January 2019. Merry Christmas Read more about Great Results From All The TISSA Sports.[…]

Year 7 Create Christmas Snowflakes

The Year 7 Art class spent their last lesson of the term folding paper and intricately cutting snowflake designs. Students worked hard to include as much detail as possible while creating fantastic rotational symmetry. They had such fun, and it was a lovely way to end a very creative first term. Merry Christmas everybody! Ms Read more about Year 7 Create Christmas Snowflakes[…]