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![…]

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 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[…]

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[…]

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[…]

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!

Year 6 Transition Through Taster Translation Lessons

On May 28th our Year 6 students came to the European Secondary Campus to experience “taster” lessons in the British Secondary and High School. This formed a part of their four day Transition Programme which is designed to help prepare them for their learning next academic year. In their Chinese Language and Culture classes students Read more about Year 6 Transition Through Taster Translation Lessons[…]

Year 6 Experience Day Two and Three of Transition into the British Secondary and High School

The Year 6 students came up to the European Secondary Campus  for their second and third transition days on May 28th and 29th where they actively took part in exciting “taster lessons”. As Dean of Year 7 I believe that these transition days are essential because they make the “jump” from primary to secondary as Read more about Year 6 Experience Day Two and Three of Transition into the British Secondary and High School[…]

Year 9’s Integrated Project Week – Leo9

Each academic year our Year 9 students participate in our integrated project week. This year, to match our school’s focus on confidence while speaking publicly the week has been named “Leo9” (Leonine). Leonine means “…to conduct oneself with power and dignity”.  Leo9 is taking place next week from Monday the 3rd June until the Friday the Read more about Year 9’s Integrated Project Week – Leo9[…]

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[…]

Flaming Success for Year 6 Transition

The Year 6 students took part in a rotation of activities in Science this week as part of their Transition Days. They enjoyed making ‘Elephant toothpaste’, Slime, “mixing rainbows” and carrying out flame tests. The British Secondary and High School Science Department were impressed not only by the enthusiasm of the Year 6 students, but Read more about Flaming Success for Year 6 Transition[…]

Year 7 English Students Fuse Their Learning

Year 7 students have been working on a project in English classes that promotes cultural appreciation and cultural understanding. They began the project by researching two very different cultures and how those cultures express themselves in various ways. After researching art, literature, music, and other forms of cultural expression of their two chosen cultures, students Read more about Year 7 English Students Fuse Their Learning[…]

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[…]