Student Duties Sweep Into Effect

During our morning assemblies this Friday, students were informed about the new Student Duties that will commence from next week. Each week, a Form group will be responsible for the cleaning of the indoor and outdoor areas of the European Secondary Campus. One byproduct of this initiative is that, naturally, we will have a cleaner Read more about Student Duties Sweep Into Effect[…]

International Holocaust Remembrance Day Ceremony 2019

The German Institute Taipei and the Israel Economic and Cultural Office in Taipei are honored to invite you to the International Holocaust Remembrance Day Ceremony 2019. The British and Secondary High School will be represented by a small teacher and student presence, however it would be meaningful if members of our community could also attend this event. Time: Sunday, Read more about International Holocaust Remembrance Day Ceremony 2019[…]

H1 Computer Science student receives award from Buckingham Palace

Since December, the Computing Department has been trialling the Duke of York’s iDEA Award with a pilot group of students from year 7 to H2. The iDEA Award (Inspiring Digital Enterprise Award) is made of courses that aim to develop digital, enterprise and employability skills through a series of interactive challenges. These challenges are all Read more about H1 Computer Science student receives award from Buckingham Palace[…]

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[…]

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[…]

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[…]