School Production – Final Performance Tonight!

The staff involved in the production of Joseph And The Amazing Technicolour Dreamcoat are really proud of the growing confidence and energy from the cast as the run has continued. The sound has been excellent and the leadership shown by the H3 students for CAS has been exemplary. The Musicians led by Mr Thin and Read more about School Production – Final Performance Tonight![…]

Year 7 Core Neighbourhood Clean up

On Friday May 24th, all the Year 7s in their Core lesson either walked through the Yangmingshan village and down the Monkey trail or they walked up one of the side roads behind the European Secondary Campus. Even though the students had two different routes – they walked with the same goal in mind – Read more about Year 7 Core Neighbourhood Clean up[…]

A Snapshot – Year Six’s Skills of Artistic Expression

During out Year 6 Transition Days student created collaborative display collages based on their personally selected themes. It was great to see students working with individual flair and collective teamwork while they familiarised themselves with the routines of the European Secondary Campus. We look forward to seeing more creative expression from them next year!

Year 6 Transition Through Taster Translation Lessons

On May 28th our Year 6 students came to the European Secondary Campus to experience “taster” lessons in the British Secondary and High School. This formed a part of their four day Transition Programme which is designed to help prepare them for their learning next academic year. In their Chinese Language and Culture classes students Read more about Year 6 Transition Through Taster Translation Lessons[…]

Year 6 Experience Day Two and Three of Transition into the British Secondary and High School

The Year 6 students came up to the European Secondary Campus  for their second and third transition days on May 28th and 29th where they actively took part in exciting “taster lessons”. As Dean of Year 7 I believe that these transition days are essential because they make the “jump” from primary to secondary as Read more about Year 6 Experience Day Two and Three of Transition into the British Secondary and High School[…]

Year 9’s Integrated Project Week – Leo9

Each academic year our Year 9 students participate in our integrated project week. This year, to match our school’s focus on confidence while speaking publicly the week has been named “Leo9” (Leonine). Leonine means “…to conduct oneself with power and dignity”.  Leo9 is taking place next week from Monday the 3rd June until the Friday the Read more about Year 9’s Integrated Project Week – Leo9[…]

The Pride Alliance – Last Meeting of the Year Takes Place

The Pride Alliance, a community group that joins together LGBTQ+ students and their allies, celebrated our final meeting of our first year at TES with a pizza party last week. Students brought in snacks and drinks for a time of fellowship, reflection, and celebration. We discussed LGBTQ+ challenges and triumphs that have happened around the Read more about The Pride Alliance – Last Meeting of the Year Takes Place[…]

Flaming Success for Year 6 Transition

The Year 6 students took part in a rotation of activities in Science this week as part of their Transition Days. They enjoyed making ‘Elephant toothpaste’, Slime, “mixing rainbows” and carrying out flame tests. The British Secondary and High School Science Department were impressed not only by the enthusiasm of the Year 6 students, but Read more about Flaming Success for Year 6 Transition[…]

Year 7 English Students Fuse Their Learning

Year 7 students have been working on a project in English classes that promotes cultural appreciation and cultural understanding. They began the project by researching two very different cultures and how those cultures express themselves in various ways. After researching art, literature, music, and other forms of cultural expression of their two chosen cultures, students Read more about Year 7 English Students Fuse Their Learning[…]

Organising Prom – What it Takes and What it Gives

Our Student Council Prom was held last Friday, 24th of May. The night was a charming success due to the organisation and efforts of the Student Council and Head of Student Leadership Mr Graeme Mcnaught. One of the student leaders responsible for the evening was Kevin from H3. Here are his reflections on the significance Read more about Organising Prom – What it Takes and What it Gives[…]

The International Baccalaureate May 2019 Session Examinations Have Now Ended.

Congratulations to the H4 Class of 2019 on successfully completing your IB examinations. They can take great pride in how they have conducted themselves during the examination period. Our students have been a sterling example of how to approach examinations with a positive attitude and steely determination to conquer nerves and battle self-doubt. Every student Read more about The International Baccalaureate May 2019 Session Examinations Have Now Ended.[…]

European Primary Sing Too: “Any Dream Will Do” – ESC Production Performs at EPC

Today, 60 students and teachers from the British, French and German sections ventured down to the European Primary Campus to perform a preview of this year’s school production Joseph and The Amazing Technicolour Dreamcoat. Amos played his role as Joseph with great conviction; as his 11 brothers passionately portrayed their jealousy and scheming responses to Read more about European Primary Sing Too: “Any Dream Will Do” – ESC Production Performs at EPC[…]

Mr. Thin Sings for Taipei Symphony Orchestra’s 50th Birthday!

On Sunday 19th May, Mr. Thin (music teacher in the British Secondary and High School) took part in a very special concert at the National Concert Hall to mark the 50th birthday of Taipei Symphony Orchestra. Singing in the TSO Chorus and joined by three other choirs, Mr. Thin took part in the world premiere Read more about Mr. Thin Sings for Taipei Symphony Orchestra’s 50th Birthday![…]

H3 English Students Delight in Literature

Last week, the H3 English A Literature class took a trip to Safranbolu Turkish Restaurant in downtown Taipei for a little keyif*. After reading Nobel Prize-winning author Orhan Pamuk’s acclaimed memoir, Istanbul: Memories and the City, students were keen to sample some of the cultural – and delicious – offerings from Turkey that they discovered on the pages Read more about H3 English Students Delight in Literature[…]

Year 9 Trigonometry Breakout

This week, a selection of Year 9 Mathematics students were arithmetically stretched in a lighted-hearted, but mathematically rigorous “Break Out Challenge”. The challenges were composed of an eclectic mix of geographical skills, hidden keys, Dora the Explorer and mathematical knowledge. The teamwork and leadership skills required were impressive as students demonstrated their ability to combine their Read more about Year 9 Trigonometry Breakout[…]

Year 9 Visit Historical War Sites in Taipei

On May 17th, 18 Year 9 students that choose History as one of their IGCSE options accompanied Mr Michael Hurst MBE, Mr Bonnalie and Mr Stewart to Jinguashi to visit significant sites relating to the Second World War.  Here is an account by a Year 9 student on the experience:  Mr Hurst, the director of Read more about Year 9 Visit Historical War Sites in Taipei[…]

H1 Charcoal Expressions

The H1 Art students have continued to impress with their charcoal expressions. Charcoal is not an easy material to control. Their end of year examination entailed making of an origami structure and then, using a spotlight, creating dramatic shadows and highlights. They then recorded their observations using charcoal and chalks. They all did a wonderful job Read more about H1 Charcoal Expressions[…]

Terrific Year 7 Art Tessellations

Year 7 students experimented with tessellations in a Print Unit in their Art lessons. Each student made their own tile and looked at different patterns to embed in their styrofoam. After one very messy but productive practice printing day the students made their final print piece using different coloured inks.