Christmas Concert at Da’an Park – 14th of December, 2018

The Music Department’s Christmas Concert at Da’an Park is on the 14th of December. It would be great to see many members of our community come and enjoy some festive music while supporting the student performances! The schedule for the evening includes: 5pm: Big Band 6pm: Rock Bands 7:15pm: The Orchestra, Choirs and Small Ensemble Read more about Christmas Concert at Da’an Park – 14th of December, 2018[…]

Year 7 Teach and Learn Chinese with Year 6 and Year 3 At The EPC

Our Year 7 students had the enriching experience of visiting the European Primary Campus today to work and learn with Year 6 and Year 3 students in a Chinese Vertical Articulation Project. The Year 6 students organised a “Chinese Christmas Bazaar” for the Year 7 visitors. Our Year 7 students then performed the story of Read more about Year 7 Teach and Learn Chinese with Year 6 and Year 3 At The EPC[…]

Celebrating The IBO’s 50th Anniversary

The IBO began in Switzerland in 1968 when a group of teachers, not convinced that their local qualification was preparing their students for University and beyond, launched the International Baccalaureate Programme. Over the last 50 years the IBO has developed four programmes that can be implemented in schools at different levels. These are the Primary Read more about Celebrating The IBO’s 50th Anniversary[…]

ESCPA At The Christmas Bazaar

This weekend, the TES community celebrated the 25th anniversary Christmas Bazaar. The event is the culmination of many weeks of preparation by parents, teachers and staff of TES and this includes the parents association of the secondary campus. This year, the Bazaar presented some traditional favourites such as the Advent Wreaths which filled the school entrance with Read more about ESCPA At The Christmas Bazaar[…]

Christmas Tree Lighting Assembly

On Thursday the 22nd of November we came together as a whole school with all of the sections that are based at the European Secondary Campus to celebrate our annual Christmas Tree Lighting. Students and staff heard meaningful Christmas themed readings The Game by Ian McMillan and Goodwill to Men by Pam Ayres. The meaning of Christmas Read more about Christmas Tree Lighting Assembly[…]

Gifted and Talented – Looking Forward to Success

Over the past month the Gifted and Talented group has split into two groups in order to allow them to focus on their interests. The first group has students primarily interested in the arts, and who are looking at joining competitions such as the Scholastic Writers Contest or the Claremont Review. We will be sharing work and getting Read more about Gifted and Talented – Looking Forward to Success[…]

Daniel Chung Remembrance Match

On Wednesday 28th of November, we hosted the annual Daniel Chung Remembrance Match against DIS, Daniel’s former school. It was a great match that was played with a spirit of competitiveness and fairness . Both teams played well and honoured their former teammate through the sport that he loved so much. Each year, The TES Titans Read more about Daniel Chung Remembrance Match[…]

H2 Mocks Off To A Mindful Start

H2 students recently spent a Core session learning about the benefits of mindfulness and how to incorporate it into their daily lives in order to reduce the impact of anxiety that certain situations can cause. They also looked at how mindfulness can be used to engage more with everyday experiences and interactions. Each day of Read more about H2 Mocks Off To A Mindful Start[…]

Loung Ung: Cambodian-American Activist Hosted by The British Secondary and High School

The British Secondary and High School are pleased to announce that we will be hosting Loung Ung on January 10th 2019 for a free presentation that will be followed by a “Q and A” Loung Ung is a human rights activist whose memoir First They Killed My Father was recently made into a Netflix film that was Read more about Loung Ung: Cambodian-American Activist Hosted by The British Secondary and High School[…]

Eowyn Crisfield – Seminar for Parents on 17th January

In January, Eowyn Crisfield will make the first of three visits to the British Secondary and High School. Eowyn specialises in the area of parent and teacher education for multilingualism. She works with schools all over the world, as well as lecturing on the Masters programme in Teaching English to Speakers of Other Languages (TESOL) Read more about Eowyn Crisfield – Seminar for Parents on 17th January[…]

FCD Prevention Works Visit 16th-20th November

For three days this week we were fortunate to have a ‘Prevention Specialist’ working with all of our students from the organisation FCD Prevention Works. This organisation has worked in over 70 countries educating teenagers on the topic of substance use and abuse. Mr Will Straughan ran workshops for each year group and smaller group Read more about FCD Prevention Works Visit 16th-20th November[…]

ESCPA: The Grand Hotel Tour, Feeding the Masses, and Celebrating The Christmas Spirit!

ESCPA Grand Hotel Tour This weekend, ESCPA hosted a social event for parents and families: a tour and lunch at the Grand Hotel, Taipei. This rather magnificent hotel on the edge of the Yuanshan hills is an iconic building in Taipei, that, even if you haven’t done the tour yourself, you have no doubt seen Read more about ESCPA: The Grand Hotel Tour, Feeding the Masses, and Celebrating The Christmas Spirit![…]

Imperial College London Visit TES on 18 January

We are excited to have Imperial College London visit TES on 18 January. The university representative will do a general presentation on 1) Value of a UK Education 2) UK Higher Education Admissions and Selection and 3) Personal Statement and Interviews for highly selective universities. Then after the first hour of the general presentation on Read more about Imperial College London Visit TES on 18 January[…]

Performing Live on ICRT!

What can be more exciting for musicians than to perform for a live broadcast on a local radio station? A selection of singers from Yangmingshan Chorus did just that on Thursday morning 20th November as a promotion for the TES annual Christmas Bazaar this Saturday at the European Primary Campus. They sang appropriately ‘Christmas Is Coming’ Read more about Performing Live on ICRT![…]

Positive Stress and Productive Discomfort

On my commute to work this week I’ve been listening to a podcast named Without Fail. Its format is simple in that it asks people who have achieved incredible things: What worked? What didn’t? And why? Interviewees include people such as film producer Nina Jacobson (“Crazy Rich Asians” and “Pirates of the Caribbean”), Golden State Read more about Positive Stress and Productive Discomfort[…]