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[…]

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[…]

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[…]

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[…]

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![…]

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[…]

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[…]

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[…]

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[…]

Library Summer Borrowing

“Summer Borrowing” is coming again for our students! Students are able to borrow an unlimited number of non-reference books from the library over the summer break. In order to promote reading and prevent the “summer slide”, students are encouraged to borrow books from the library over summer and we will run “ALL YOU CAN BORROW” Read more about Library Summer Borrowing[…]

A Field Day in the Rain – H1 Geographers Brave the Elements

On the final day of the H1s field work it was definitely a “wet one”. The weather finally conspired against the H1 Geographers; after 2 days of near perfect conditions the rain came and made the final day of fieldwork a challenge. Despite the miserable conditions, the rain didn’t dampen anyone’s spirits and everyone got Read more about A Field Day in the Rain – H1 Geographers Brave the Elements[…]