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University Admissions During COVID Times    

As the University and Careers Counselling department, we ensure that our high school students and parents are well informed about the admissions process. In the current climate, amidst a global pandemic, we thought it was a timely opportunity to extend a wider update on what is happening with admissions at some of our popular destinations.  Read more about University Admissions During COVID Times    […]

Rainbow Day 

The Pride Alliance hosted Rainbow Day last week,  in conjunction with TES’s celebration of Valentine’s Day. Students and staff alike were encouraged to wear their support for the LGBT+ community at TES and around the world by wearing rainbow colours. During the first break and lunch, the Pride Alliance hosted a rainbow cupcake and rainbow Read more about Rainbow Day […]

Investigative Mathematics

The Mathematics department has been structuring tasks that engage students with mathematical thinking in relation to real life scenarios. KS3 students have been engaged in considering investigative tasks using the 3 ACT MATHS model which was developed by Dan Meyer. Act One Introduce the central conflict of your story or task clearly, visually, viscerally, using Read more about Investigative Mathematics[…]

Chinese Calligraphy and Lantern Festival 

Chinese Calligraphy Room The Chinese Calligraphy Room (2233) is now open at lunchtimes for all students and staff. Please come along if you’d like to have some mindful moments in the beauty of Chinese brush calligraphy. Flora Sung – Head of CLC Department   Lantern Festival in Chinese Class Last Friday was the last day of Read more about Chinese Calligraphy and Lantern Festival […]

Lantern Festival Celebrations

The Lantern Festival falls on the 15th day of the 1st lunar month, which is on Friday 26th February by this year’s solar calendar. “Guessing lantern riddles” is an essential part of the celebrations. In ancient China, lantern owners write riddles on a piece of paper and post them on the lanterns for visitors to Read more about Lantern Festival Celebrations[…]

Intermediate Mathematics Challenge

On Wednesday, a group of students from Year 8  to H2 took part in the UKMT Intermediate Mathematical Challenge. This contest, designed to challenge and extend high-attaining mathematicians, is a well-known and well-respected competition and many of our students are regularly awarded certificates for their achievements. The questions are attempted without a calculator and are Read more about Intermediate Mathematics Challenge[…]

Write for Rights 

Amnesty International TES recently hosted its own Write for Rights event, for which there was an amazing turnout! Students gathered to write and send letters to influential leaders and politicians around the world, demanding the release of individuals who have been unlawfully imprisoned, as well as to demand that human rights be upheld in their Read more about Write for Rights […]

Tabitha Foundation 

Covid-19 has had a severe impact on all of our lives and unfortunately it has also put the brakes on our Tabitha Cambodia Housebuilding initiative. For more than a decade TES students have gone to Cambodia every year to help build houses for Cambodian families through the Tabitha organisation. Unfortunately, due to traveling restrictions brought Read more about Tabitha Foundation […]