100% Straight A*s for Three BSHS Students

Noa, Jeni and Ethan all achieved straight A* grades in their IGCSE subjects. An A* is the highest possible grade, representing exceptional performance, and so to achieve an A* in every one of their subjects is a phenomenal achievement (and impossible to beat)! We are, of course, very proud of them! However, the same can Read more about 100% Straight A*s for Three BSHS Students[…]

Cambridge and Yale Visit BSHS!

Again this year, we’re looking forward to a number of university visits to TES. We are fortunate that universities, many of them among the world’s leading institutions, are keen to meet with us and engage with our students. We are particularly thrilled to announce two upcoming visits that will involve evening presentations that are open to Read more about Cambridge and Yale Visit BSHS![…]

H1 Students Cooking Up Success!

On Friday 23rd August all H1 students from all sections of the school united took part in a special Masterchef Challenge. Each team was given a classroom to turn into a gourmet restaurant using decorations and interactive displays. In preparation, the groups were given a unique Masterchef theme that they had to incorporate into their restaurant Read more about H1 Students Cooking Up Success![…]

Year 9 and Their Amazing Team Building!

13 teams of spirited Year 9 students met at the ESC gym to await the tasks and challenges that their groups would receive for the Year 9 ‘Amazing Race‘ as a part of 2019’s Team Building Day. This team building exercise truly is a test of planning and teamwork skills and it was evident from the Read more about Year 9 and Their Amazing Team Building![…]

H2 Team Travel Taipei for Team Building Day

H2 Team Building Day was fantastic! The students were grouped into teams of four and tasked with filming and producing a 5-minute video around the theme of ‘Travel Taipei’.  They chose locations around the city, ranging from Taipei 101, the Taipei Zoo to the energetic climb and spectacular views of XiangShan. From there they had Read more about H2 Team Travel Taipei for Team Building Day[…]

Mental Health Expert Natasha Devon to Visit the BSHS

On Thursday, September 5th, we are extremely fortunate to have Natasha Devon visiting our school. Natasha is a ‘Teenage Mental Heath’ specialist who works extensively across the United Kingdom talking to students in schools about the importance of Mental Health and the issues faced by teenagers today. Natasha will be working with students and staff Read more about Mental Health Expert Natasha Devon to Visit the BSHS[…]

William’s Science Success

Over the summer break H4 Student William represented Taiwan, and achieved the feat of being awarded the Medal for the 2nd Award in the Areas of Environment, Science and Engineering at the 34th China Adolescent Science and Technology Innovation Contest in Macau. This event is the second largest science fair competition in the world and Read more about William’s Science Success[…]

Meet Our New BSHS Teachers!

The recruitment and retention of excellent teachers is a key part of my role as Head and something I take very seriously. This year we are pleased to welcome a new cohort of outstanding colleagues from around the world. Some of them are replacing colleagues who departed at the end of last year while others Read more about Meet Our New BSHS Teachers![…]

Cambridge Comes to TES!

We are pleased to announce that representatives from the University of Cambridge will be visiting Taipei European School to present the Taipei Undergraduate Information Session. The event takes place on Monday 16th September from 6.30-8.30pm at the European Primary Campus. The target audience for this event includes students, parents, guidance counsellors and teachers. Bookings are Read more about Cambridge Comes to TES![…]

Drop Everything And Read – Week #1

In assembly on Monday, Ms Papps spoke to everyone about the benefits of reading for pleasure. Monday was also the first day of DEAR time: Drop Everything And Read! For 15 minutes every day, our students will stop what they are doing and read! So many students, and teachers, have already said how much they Read more about Drop Everything And Read – Week #1[…]

BSHS School Trips 2019-2020

Creating opportunities to learn outside the classroom, and to participate in a wide variety of different activities, is central to our commitment to educating the whole child. Learning outside of the classroom helps to instill self-confidence in the students, as well as creating some of the longer lasting memories of schooling. Please see linked below Read more about BSHS School Trips 2019-2020[…]

Summer Selfies

This summer, as part of the British and Secondary High School’s commitment to developing a love of literacy through reading, students and staff submitted various “Summer Reading Selfies” while on holiday. For staff, this was simply a documentation of them enjoying various levels of “literature” while relaxing. This also holds true for students, however, they Read more about Summer Selfies[…]

New Student and Parent Induction Morning

On Wednesday 14th August over 100 parents were accompanied by their students to hear from the Senior Leadership Team and the Chair of the ESCPA, Ms Sunny Foehr-Huang at the New Student and Parent Induction. While parents attended the information session the “new” students were given campus tours, information overviews by their Year Deans, and Read more about New Student and Parent Induction Morning[…]

How Babies Become Boys and Girls – Lecture by Professor Carrie Paechter

On Thursday the 26th of September we are pleased to present a lecture by Professor Carrie Paechter titled How Babies Become Boys and Girls. The lecture will be held at 6.30pm in the EPC Amphitheatre and will conclude with an opportunity for an audience Q & A session. We look forward to seeing many members of Read more about How Babies Become Boys and Girls – Lecture by Professor Carrie Paechter[…]

H2 and H4 Maths: Back to Business!

The summer break may very well have energised our H2 and H4 students based on the amount of energy they invested in their learning this week. All the knowledge they had learned from last academic year is still relevant for this upcoming, and important, examination year. To kick off the “recall your understanding” unit, students Read more about H2 and H4 Maths: Back to Business![…]

H1 GDC Scavenger Hunt

The H1 students were introduced to their new tool for the course: a graphic display calculator through the annual GDC Scavenger Hunt. Teams of three to six members completed 15 challenges that included instructions on how to use their calculator and its many capabilities. Three teams completed all the tasks within 50 minutes. One of those Read more about H1 GDC Scavenger Hunt[…]

Confronting Equality: Women, Men and Society Conference

Saturday 28th September, 9.30am – 1.15pm Taipei European School, Primary Campus 99 FuGuo Road, ShiLin District, Taipei 11158  As the culmination of the British Secondary and High School’s Individuals and Societies Week, Taipei European School is proud to host its first ever conference event exploring issues to do with gender and sexuality. The full schedule Read more about Confronting Equality: Women, Men and Society Conference[…]