“Dancing in the Rain”- Dick Moore’s Visit to TES by James Woodall (Assistant Head – Student Welfare)

Looking after your mental health is as important as looking after your physical health. This is the message that was given to our students last week. Mr Dick Moore, who spent three days at TES, has first-hand experience of the devastating consequences of poor mental health. As a result of his family’s experience (his son, Read more about “Dancing in the Rain”- Dick Moore’s Visit to TES by James Woodall (Assistant Head – Student Welfare)[…]

Art Exhibition Visit – H3 IB Art Students

Ms Long and Mr Young had the opportunity to visit Studio 94 with a group of H3 Art students. Studio 94 is a beautiful gallery space on Yangde Boulevard. This was an opportunity to speak with the contemporary Brazilian textile print artist Christopher Pinto. His work titled Taniuba’s House explored themes of Japanese culture (a fascination of Read more about Art Exhibition Visit – H3 IB Art Students[…]

TISSA Football Results (Season 1, 2018-2019)

It was a great day for TES TISSA Sports (2018/19 Season 1) with over 160 students and coaches competing around Taiwan. We are pleased to report some tremendous results. It was such a great buzz with our students performing in some “nail-biting” game situations. Special thanks to our Staff Coaches: AJ Lee, Lily Feng, Paul Read more about TISSA Football Results (Season 1, 2018-2019)[…]

TES Profile for University Applications Published

The UCC Department is pleased to announce that our 2018-2019 TES Profile has been published online on our website. The purpose of the TES Profile is for university applications as most universities around the world request a school profile to go along with the student application to understand the context of the applicant’s high school. Read more about TES Profile for University Applications Published[…]

Rakugo Storytelling Performance

Rakugo is the traditional art of Japanese comedic storytelling. As it usually involves Japanese puns, it is rare for a non-Japanese speaker to have the chance to enjoy it. However, on Tuesday 23rd October Year 9, H3 and some H4 students were fortunate enough to meet with the Rakugo performer Mr. Tatekawa Shinoharu and enjoy Read more about Rakugo Storytelling Performance[…]

Danielle Achieves a Distinction in Grade 8 Piano

Our Year 8 student Danielle has received her results from the ABRSM (Associated Board of the Royal Schools of Music) examination board and she passed her Grade 8 Piano Exam (final level) with Distinction! The board informed us that she achieved the highest score in the entire Taipei Region and was also their youngest candidate (age 12). Read more about Danielle Achieves a Distinction in Grade 8 Piano[…]

UCC H1 and H2 Parent Information Night

Thank you to the parents and students who attended this week’s H1 and H2 University Information Night. It was great to see so many of you and engage in conversations about future university decisions. Please see here for a copy of the Powerpoint that was used during the presentation: H1 and H2 Students and Parents Information Night_25.10.2018 Read more about UCC H1 and H2 Parent Information Night[…]

Guest Speaker Andy Fletcher To Address The Topic of “Third Culture Kids”

Andy Fletcher has been to TES before and has led some very well received evening talk/discussions on the topic of Third Culture Kids. This term refers to persons raised in a culture other than their parents’ or the culture of the country named on their passport (where they are legally considered native) for a significant part of their early development years. Read more about Guest Speaker Andy Fletcher To Address The Topic of “Third Culture Kids”[…]

ESCPA: CPR and First Aid Training

CPR/First Aid Instructor, and ESC parent Christina Lai, very kindly offered to conduct a beginners CPR/First Aid course for ESCPA members earlier this month. Christina’s background in CPR & First Aid stems from her work in the aviation industry and she continues to be passionate about sharing her knowledge and expertise. She endeavoured to teach Read more about ESCPA: CPR and First Aid Training[…]

Linden University Reverse Fair

On the evening of Tuesday 16th October the USA Universities who attended the daytime TES University Fair organised their own event at Palais de Chine Hotel in Taipei. This event was described to me as a variation on speed dating to allow University representatives and school careers counsellors to find out more about each other’s Read more about Linden University Reverse Fair[…]

A Note From IB Coordinator, Hamish McMillan on Academic Misconduct

A brief reminder to all students and parents that the International Baccalaureate Organisation (IBO) has a zero tolerance for academic misconduct that is INTENTIONAL or UNINTENTIONAL. This means that a candidate has no defence if their work contains plagiarism, incorrectly referenced materials, work that has been created as the result of collusion or any other Read more about A Note From IB Coordinator, Hamish McMillan on Academic Misconduct[…]

Local Artist Workshops Coming Soon – Charlie Yang

Local Artist Charlie Yang is coming in to school to offer two different workshops. One workshop is for H1 and Year 9 student on a “first come first served” sign up basis (20 places in total) on the 10th November from 9am until 12pm. During this session students will hand-make personalised stamps to print. Charlie Read more about Local Artist Workshops Coming Soon – Charlie Yang[…]

Halloween Hats

Now an ESC yearly tradition, our H1 Mathematics students have started designing their mathematical and geometric “Halloween Hats”. By applying and explaining mathematical principles in their designs, the H1s gain a deeper understanding of the concepts involved in the hats’ creation. On the 31st of October the H1s will take their hats down to the Read more about Halloween Hats[…]

Upcoming University Visits

Here is a summary of the university fairs and visits to TES. I hope all students interested in the universities can attend the planned future events outlined in this document. This list provides a comprehensive overview of visits that have been organised by the University and Careers Counselling in the British Secondary and High School. Read more about Upcoming University Visits[…]

Year 7 Book Talks in Core and Form Lessons

In order to promote reading and oracy, we have launched Year 7 book talks in form this year which will be held every Thursday morning. After students have read novels that they have borrowed from the ESC library, they will be asked to present their book of choice to their classmates by analysing characters and Read more about Year 7 Book Talks in Core and Form Lessons[…]