Confronting Equality: Women, Men and Society Conference

Saturday 28th September, 9.30am – 1.15pm Taipei European School, Primary Campus 99 FuGuo Road, ShiLin District, Taipei 11158  As the culmination of the British Secondary and High School’s Individuals and Societies Week, Taipei European School is proud to host its first ever conference event exploring issues to do with gender and sexuality. The full schedule Read more about Confronting Equality: Women, Men and Society Conference[…]

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[…]

Student Leadership Training

At Taipei European School we are exploring ways to develop our student leaders into people with real leadership skills and not simply a group of students with titles. There are expectations on our student leaders: If they apply for a position with some responsibility in the school they get interviewed, perhaps give speeches to their Read more about Student Leadership Training[…]

Student Duties Sweep Into Effect

During our morning assemblies this Friday, students were informed about the new Student Duties that will commence from next week. Each week, a Form group will be responsible for the cleaning of the indoor and outdoor areas of the European Secondary Campus. One byproduct of this initiative is that, naturally, we will have a cleaner Read more about Student Duties Sweep Into Effect[…]

BSHS Students Educate the Community

On Thursday the 17th of January, two of our H2 students, Alice and Anzo, gave an entertaining and informative presentation to various members of the “expat community” at The Centre.  This dynamic duo spoke for 35 minutes on the topic of Chinese New Year and how its relevance to them had altered as they had Read more about BSHS Students Educate the Community[…]

PEAK – Winter Edition 2019

We are proud to present the electronic version of our 100% student-produced magazine, PEAK – Winter 2019. Please take time to digest this fantastic publication that explores a variety of topics that are deemed relevant by and for our teenagers. Next week, the “paper copy” will be made available to the TES community via outlets Read more about PEAK – Winter Edition 2019[…]

Prom 2019 – Starry Night!

This year’s Prom is being held at the Sherwood Hotel Taipei. Every year this event is a highlight on the calendar for students. Each ticket costs NT$1700. Students can secure their place by making a cash payment in the Phase 2 Atrium ticket sales counter during the school week (times to be advised) or payment via Read more about Prom 2019 – Starry Night![…]

BSHS Students Excel At Southern Taiwan Model United Nations

Last weekend our KS3 and H2 Model United Nations (MUN) members took part in the Southern Taiwan Model United Nations Conference (STMUN) in Kaohsiung, Taiwan. Sponsored by I-Shou International School and Kaohsiung American School, the annual conference took place at ISS, attracting MUN competition from around the region. This year’s conference theme was “Sustainable Economic Read more about BSHS Students Excel At Southern Taiwan Model United Nations[…]

Celebrating The IBO’s 50th Anniversary

The IBO began in Switzerland in 1968 when a group of teachers, not convinced that their local qualification was preparing their students for University and beyond, launched the International Baccalaureate Programme. Over the last 50 years the IBO has developed four programmes that can be implemented in schools at different levels. These are the Primary Read more about Celebrating The IBO’s 50th Anniversary[…]

Students Speak Out About Freedom

In support of the British Secondary and High School’s participation in the Oslo Freedom Forum, several students gave speeches to their peers around the topic of Freedom. Shubh (H2) addressed the whole school in several Year-Group Assemblies throughout the week in which he reflected on what he had learnt from the Oslo Freedom Forum. Meanwhile, Read more about Students Speak Out About Freedom[…]

Student Council’s “Creepy Christmas” Disco

With the disco falling between the dates of Halloween and Christmas this year, the Student Council decided to adapt the theme to Creepy Christmas. This disco featured the usual loud music, thumping bass speakers, flashing lights and fun entertainment. However, a highlight of the evening was the annual “Haunted House” that was filled with a Read more about Student Council’s “Creepy Christmas” Disco[…]

Year 8 To H1 Semi Formal Prom

We are proud of our Year 8s to H1 who organised their inaugural Semi-Formal Prom last Saturday the 3rd of November at the Bellezza Hotel in Neihu. The event was entirely student run and was a credit to our aspiring leaders who had to locate a venue, create and sort their budget, organise the programme Read more about Year 8 To H1 Semi Formal Prom[…]

Getting in Tune With the Team – Music Team Building Day

On Saturday 15th September, students from the orchestra and choirs enjoyed a morning for team building activities and rehearsals. This gave the students the opportunity to talk and interact with other students who they perform with but not necessarily have the opportunity to have meaningful conversations with. Names games, musical term games and other activities Read more about Getting in Tune With the Team – Music Team Building Day[…]

Character Day 2018 in the British Secondary and High School

On Wednesday 26th September, the British Secondary and High School celebrated Character Day. Staff and students joined 15,000 other schools around the world (comprised of over four millions students in total) in  learning about “character” and reflecting on the implications that an understanding of oneself can have on the world. Watch the blog for further Read more about Character Day 2018 in the British Secondary and High School[…]

New House Captains Unveiled

We have our new H3 House Captains for 2018-19! It was a tough process with all the candidates having to submit a written application, go through an interview process, and then finally deliver a speech in front of their entire house on Character Day (each house contains approximately 150 students and 20 members of staff) Read more about New House Captains Unveiled[…]

House Captain Election Process Heats Up!

After weeks of deliberation, sifting through the H3 applications, speaking to form tutors, Assistant Heads, Year Deans and subject teachers, we are down to the final 12 candidates for the roles of House Captains for the 2018-19 academic year. It was a tough decision and it was particularly gruelling for those individuals who had an Read more about House Captain Election Process Heats Up![…]