IGCSE and IB Headlines: 2019

We are thrilled with our 2019 IGCSE and IB results. Congratulations to our students on their commitment, perseverance and hard work. IGCSE: 95% of students achieved 5 or more A*- C grades. 53% of all grades achieved were either A* or A grades. 9 students achieved straight A*/A grades which puts them among the top performing Read more about IGCSE and IB Headlines: 2019[…]

Yale University Visit to the BSHS

We are pleased to announce another high profile University visit to TES this year. Yale University will be coming to TES for a public information session on October 17th from 6:30 pm – 8:00 pm in the EPC amphitheatre. We are thrilled to have Yale here with us for this important visit which will provide our Read more about Yale University Visit to the BSHS[…]

Netiwit Chotiphaisal Visit to BSHS

On Monday 16th September, we hosted a visit from Netiwit Chotiphatphaisal, who was one of the guest speakers at the Oslo Freedom Forum in Taipei. Netiwit is a student activist, publisher, and author who advocates for education reform in Thailand. He spoke about his work to different groups of students during the day, as well Read more about Netiwit Chotiphaisal Visit to BSHS[…]

Dr Christian Haessler Talk Preview

Dr Christian Haessler, the Global Head of Sustainability at Covestro will talk to the IB Diploma Program students when he visits the British Secondary and High School in October. He will discuss the importance of sustainability and how we can use new materials to develop future cities. By 2050, nearly 70% of the world’s people Read more about Dr Christian Haessler Talk Preview[…]

H2 Team Buiding Day – Team 21 wins ‘Travel Taipei’ Film Competition

After weeks of deliberation, on Tuesday the judges declared ‘Team 21’ the winners of the ‘Travel Taipei’ Film competition. Their effective teamwork and creativity helped them produce a wonderful travel video that encourages travellers to visit some of Taipei’s best places for delicious food. Watch the team of H2 students (Daphne, Samuel, Yves & Clémentine) travel around and promote Read more about H2 Team Buiding Day – Team 21 wins ‘Travel Taipei’ Film Competition[…]

Triathlon Talkers – Year 8

Yesterday was our first Year 8 student-led assembly. Parker, Georgia and Dora  stood in front of the Year 8 and delivered a confident talk about triathlon training and competing for TES. With this year’s motto of “Stand Up to Stand Out”, it was a fitting tribute to their oracy skills and confidence that was engaging and informative. Hopefully, this Read more about Triathlon Talkers – Year 8[…]

The Importance of Being Casual: ESCPA Casual Coffee Morning & Market Tour

With many coffee mornings to choose from at the start of the new academic year, we have a tradition of organising our CASUAL coffee with the purpose of doing just that. This year we met on 10th of September outside Lutetia café, close to the EPC campus. We do not have an agenda for this coffee morning; Read more about The Importance of Being Casual: ESCPA Casual Coffee Morning & Market Tour[…]

House Character Day Dance

During Character Day, all of the students had the opportunity to take part in a House Dance Competition. The houses were set the task of performing to the song “I Don’t Care” by Ed Sheeran and Justin Bieber. Each Year group were set the challenge by Ms. Papps, from her secret lair, with only an hour to Read more about House Character Day Dance[…]

National Students’ Picture Book Competition

Congratulations to Katherine (H4) who took part in a National Students’ Picture Book Competition this Spring and was selected for the short list in the High School category. Her artwork will be among other winners to be displayed in the National Taiwan Arts Education Center from 1st to 23rd October. Katherine created her picture book using Read more about National Students’ Picture Book Competition[…]

Fijian International Volleyball Player Visits BSHS

It was a privilege to welcome Fijian National Volleyball Player Sakiusa Vaka Naivana (Wearing the number 3 Shirt below) to Taipei European School. Our Varsity Boys Volleyball Team has great time trying to stop some of his amazing spikes and Sakiusa spoke about his career and passion for the sport of volleyball.  ‘Half his body Read more about Fijian International Volleyball Player Visits BSHS[…]

H1 Summer Reading Challenge

All H1 students took part in a reading challenge over the summer aimed at promoting the importance of reading for pleasure. The students recorded a weekly blog which included plot summaries, reviews and recommendations. I was very impressed by all of the students’ enthusiasm for reading and top prizes of 500ntd book vouchers were awarded Read more about H1 Summer Reading Challenge[…]

ESC Library Book Club

Students and Parents are encouraged to take advantage of the ESC Library’s Book Club. The purchases that you make can benefit our TES school library. Please see details above or get in contact with our Chief Librarian, Ms Angela Chang: angela.chang@tes.tp.edu.tw

Titans Triathletes in Yilan

Last weekend, nearly 30 TES students and parents attended the 2019 Yilan National Triathlon Championship. Most athletes travelled down to Yilan with their family on Friday evening and enjoyed a traditional Taiwanese meal together before the weekend’s exertions. Early on Saturday, 7 ESC students gathered on the Start line at the edge of Meihua Hu Read more about Titans Triathletes in Yilan[…]

Character Day 2019 Classroom Activities

On Character Day, 9th September, 2019, Natasha Devon a former advisor to the British government regarding child mental health spoke with all students from Year 7 to H4. She shared her personal experience of anxiety and eating disorders and taught how to develop healthy habits that will stand them in good stead in the future. Read more about Character Day 2019 Classroom Activities[…]

Autumn Festival 2019

It’s that time of year again: Our annual Autumn Festival is taking place on Friday 27th September from 5.30pm-9.00pm. The evening will feature live music, delicious food, children’s games and activities, art and craft exhibitions and more. Bring the whole family for an enjoyable evening of music and fun. Guest of all ages are welcome. Admission to this Read more about Autumn Festival 2019[…]

Oslo Freedom Forum 2019

On 13th September, a delegation of students attended the Oslo Freedom Forum (OFF) in Taipei, which was held at the Grand Hyatt Hotel. The OFF is a flagship event organised by the New York based Human Rights Foundation (HRF) that takes place every year in Oslo, Norway, with satellite events around the world, to promote Read more about Oslo Freedom Forum 2019[…]

Natasha Devon Visit to BSHS

We, in the British Secondary and High School, have been blessed this week by a visit from mental health campaigner, public speaker and author Natasha Devon. Over the course of her visit she has conducted talks for all year groups in the school, presented an informative parent information session on how to support your teenager, Read more about Natasha Devon Visit to BSHS[…]