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[…]

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[…]

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![…]

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!

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![…]

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.

Amazing Rehearsals in the Lead Up to Our Production

Cast, crew and musicians have been excited this week to rehearse with costumes and lights as the Set and Props Teams put the final touches together towards the spectacle that will be TES’ production of Joseph and His Amazing Technicolour Dreamcoat. Thursday night’s rehearsal saw the cast practice the finale which features the reggae classic, Read more about Amazing Rehearsals in the Lead Up to Our Production[…]

Descriptive Language in IB Art

Our H3 students were given an expressive task to support their descriptive language skills in which they were required to analyse the content of a painting. Each student was given a Surreal Landscape painting and asked to write as detailed a description as possible. They then swapped sketchbooks and their partner who had not seen Read more about Descriptive Language in IB Art[…]

ESC Production of Joseph and His Amazing Technicolour Dreamcoat!

Tickets for the school production, Joseph and His Amazing Technicolour Dreamcoat, are available for sale on the AOS system.  Tickets cost $300 per person and to be “eco-friendly” we ask that you take a screenshot of your receipt and show this at the theatre entrance. Once the tickets have been “sold out” there will only be a Read more about ESC Production of Joseph and His Amazing Technicolour Dreamcoat![…]

Languages Week 2019 – Marvellous Marbling of Art and Language

This week, students in Key Stage Three expressed words and language central to their language profile and identity through “Marbling Art”. Students selected and designed words and phrases that are indicative of their linguistic identity and then employed the marbling technique to present these words and phrases. The students chose a different colour for each Read more about Languages Week 2019 – Marvellous Marbling of Art and Language[…]

Workshops with Visiting Photographer Mr. Yang Wen-Yi on May 3

Mr. Yang Wen-Yi 楊文逸 is an award winning photographer who has been recognised for his voluntary services and work with underfunded remote tribal schools in Taiwan. He launched a volunteer project in 2015 by offering his time and expertise to teach students the skills of filming. He also provides graduation albums for less-privileged tribal students. Read more about Workshops with Visiting Photographer Mr. Yang Wen-Yi on May 3[…]

Aspiring Film Students Attend Tim Gorski Workshops

On Saturday March 30th, six of the students due to start IB Diploma Film at TES next year attended an informal workshop. Students attended a variety of hands-on workshops in Tienu covering such themes as Lighting, Editing, VFX, Colour Grading and Making Micro-Documentaries. They then got to hear a keynote speaker, Tim Gorski, an award-winning Read more about Aspiring Film Students Attend Tim Gorski Workshops[…]

Music Leader Lunchtime Concerts

The H3 Music Leaders have been hosting a series of lunchtime concerts which have run all of this week and will continue until the end of Term 2 next week. The Music Leaders have been in charge of promotion, setup and general organisation of the event which runs annually. This week has seen concerts well Read more about Music Leader Lunchtime Concerts[…]