BSHS Staff Give “Summer Send Off” To Students

The British Secondary and High School’s traditional “summer send off” to the students took the form of an early 90s inspired rendition of “U Can’t Touch This“. Previous years have seen the staff emulate Madonna and George Michael in their attempts to bid the students farewell with a sense of fun and frivolity. Enjoy this Read more about BSHS Staff Give “Summer Send Off” To Students[…]

Leo9 – Year 9 Integrated Project Week Roars!

Our Year 9 students spent last week researching topics of interest to them that crossed at least three subject areas during their Integrated Project Week, Leo9. The week culminated in research presentations in which students showed their awareness of various perspectives and worldviews in response to questions such as: How far should the benefits of Read more about Leo9 – Year 9 Integrated Project Week Roars![…]

IB Biology Students Get Practical

On Thursday 16th May all of the IB Biology students departed TES campus to travel to the beautiful Xitou Forest Recreation Area to complete a 4 day residential excursion. The students completed practical and theory work contributing towards the Ecology Topic and the Ecology and Conservation Option of their IB Biology course. This was an Read more about IB Biology Students Get Practical[…]

Music Celebration Marks Another Successful Year

The Music Department hosted its second annual Music Celebration at the start of this week. This event is a chance to celebrate the successes of all the various ensembles and for students to actually appreciate the photos and videos of themselves in some of the many performances from the year. Students were entertained by the Read more about Music Celebration Marks Another Successful Year[…]

H3s Return From Their Tabitha Service in Cambodia

This year saw another successful and life-changing trip to Cambodia to work with the Tabitha Foundation to work with communities in need. Student volunteer their time and resources to help complete  homes for families who graduate from the Tabitha Saving Program. The end goal of the Tabitha Foundation is to help Cambodian families become self-sufficient Read more about H3s Return From Their Tabitha Service in Cambodia[…]

Ms Papps’ End of Year Message To The Community

T0 Our Students: Our motto this year was Everyone at their best. We challenged students and teachers to reflect on who they are when at their best, and what it could mean for each of us individually, our school, and our community if we strive to be the best version of ourselves each day. So, Read more about Ms Papps’ End of Year Message To The Community[…]

Year 9 Immerse Themselves in Knowledge About Taiwan’s Reefs

Last week the Year 9 students were given the chance to learn from experts when Assistant Professor of Marine Biology at NTU Vianney Denis and  PhD candidate from Academia Sinica Lauriane Ribas–Deulofeu came to talk to them about Taiwan’s Coral Reefs, a topic currently being studied during Geography lessons.   The talks highlighted both the amazing diversity and uniqueness Read more about Year 9 Immerse Themselves in Knowledge About Taiwan’s Reefs[…]

Academic Awards Assembly 2019

Yesterday, we gave awards to over 70 students for being the highest achievers in different subjects. Every Head of Department handed out certificates and the assembly was presented by Ms. Sung and Mr. Laureti, who are the two longest serving teachers in the school. In her address to the students, Ms. Papps said: This year Read more about Academic Awards Assembly 2019[…]

Year 7 Music – Mary Poppins Returns Performance

To finish the year off in style, Year 7 Music students across all sections performed selections from the recent movie Mary Poppins Returns. Approximately 150 students either sung in the choir or played in the orchestra in a 15 minute fun-filled performance to an audience of teaching staff. It was truly one of the musical Read more about Year 7 Music – Mary Poppins Returns Performance[…]

Creativity, Action and Service Week for H3

CAS week was a wonderful opportunity for H3 students to finish their CAS service project. These are just a few accounts by some of the  group leaders: Forblind: Service to visually impaired students  It was 9 months ago when we set out to fulfil our school’s mandatory community service requirement and in so stumbled upon Read more about Creativity, Action and Service Week for H3[…]

Teacher and Parents Summer Reading Selfie Challenge

Outside of set homework tasks, we know our students (like many of their generation) are not reading as much as they should. As a school, we are doing various things to address this issue. For example, you will have already read in Ms. Papps’ letter about the introduction of DEAR time next year (Drop Everything Read more about Teacher and Parents Summer Reading Selfie Challenge[…]

Key Stage 3 Summer Reading and Activity Challenge

All students in Years 7, 8 and 9 have been set two challenges for the summer holiday: to read as much as they can, read widely and read for pleasure; to exercise at least 3 times, for 30 minutes each week. The students have been spoken to about this in special assemblies over the past Read more about Key Stage 3 Summer Reading and Activity Challenge[…]

Preparing for the IB – H2 Parent Roundtable

On Tuesday the 4th of June, twenty-seven parents attended the most recent British Secondary and High School Roundtable Evening. There theme of the evening was: Preparing for the IB and was aimed at current H2 parents who have a child starting the IB Diploma Programme  in August 2019. Parents participated in numerous interactive activities that gave them Read more about Preparing for the IB – H2 Parent Roundtable[…]

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[…]