Archive for 2016

19

Dec

Teesside High students give generously this Christmas 19th December, 2016

Students at Teesside High School have donated over 700 Christmas gifts and food items to disadvantaged families across Teesside this December. The School launched its charity drives for both The Trussell Trust foodbank scheme, based at the Hebron Church in Stockton, and TFM Radio’s Mission Christmas at the end of November. Since that date, staff, […]

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13

Dec

Cross Country Championships – Results 13th December, 2016

Following the confirmation of team results from last week’s District Cross Country Championships, special congratulations must go to the Intermediate Boys. Out of 16 teams, they were runners up (just 8 points behind the eventual winners). Final results also confirmed that our Junior Girls team finished 6th and the Preliminary Girls secured a very creditable 4th […]

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9

Dec

District Cross Country Championships 9th December, 2016

Teesside High School was represented by 34 pupils at Stockton’s District Cross Country Championships at Preston Park on Thursday 8 December. In the Preliminary Girls Competition (Y7), Isabelle and Maia finished 3rd and 8th respectively, securing a place to represent the District in early 2017. Erin, Betsy, Jess, Summer and Olivia all gave their best and achieved some good […]

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7

Dec

Top of the Bench competition 7th December, 2016

Last week, four of our students from Years 9-11 attended the annual Top of the Bench competition organised by the Royal Society Of Chemistry. A number of state and independent schools from around Teesside and County Durham took part in the competition which consisted of both practical and theory rounds. Our team of four students […]

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6

Dec

Christmas card competition 6th December, 2016

We are delighted to announce the winner of this year’s Christmas card competition is Gabriella Bell (Year 10). Gabby’s design (pictured, below) has been professionally printed and will be used as the School’s official card for 2016. We also received fantastic entries from runners up Eleanor Crame (Year 9) and Henry Scothon (Year 7). Well […]

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29

Nov

Teesside High named in Top 10 North East independent schools 29th November, 2016

Teesside High School has been named as one of the region’s leading independent schools in the 2016 Sunday Times League Tables. The national league tables ranked schools according to their most recent examination results, with Teesside High securing a top 10 position of all North East independent schools. Andrew Wilson, Head at Teesside High School, said: “We are […]

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28

Nov

Getting to know the Moon! 28th November, 2016

Exciting rare samples of moon rocks and a collection of impressive meteorites landed at Teesside High School on Monday 21 November for a weeks’ visit. Students were able to enjoy a unique, interactive experience of astronomy during their lessons. Highlights included getting up close and personal with some hand-sized meteorites, enabling students to touch a […]

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17

Nov

Yash's Cricketing success 17th November, 2016

We are so proud to announce the success of one of our Senior School pupils and county cricketers.   Yash, Year 8 student and talented sportsman, received a number of awards and accolades at the Yorkshire County Cricket Awards on Friday 4 November. They included: The Alan Shaw Silver Salver for the best cricket player amongst […]

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10

Nov

Seeing is believing 10th November, 2016

Experience our wonderful atmosphere at first hand. Call 01642 782095 or email info@teessidehigh.co.uk to arrange a tour of our outstanding facilities.   Join our Little Diamonds Nursery At Teesside High School, boys and girls are welcomed into our Little Diamonds Nursery at the start of the term in which they turn three years old. We are a child-centred, […]

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9

Nov

Friends of THS: Christmas Fayre 9th November, 2016

The School’s parent-led group ‘Friends of THS’ is delighted to share with you details of their next event. Our annual Christmas Fayre provides the perfect start to the magical, festive season. We welcome a range of outside businesses selling beautiful gifts, stunning decorations, hearty winter cuisine and delicious mulled wine, and our entrepreneurial students host […]

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7

Nov

Science students meet Major Tim Peake 7th November, 2016

Our high flying Science students returned to school today with beaming smiles as they recounted their exceptional weekend. Hannah, Gabriella and Jenni presented at the Principia Schools Conference in York on Saturday and were able to meet renowned British astronaut Major Tim Peake. The invitation to attend the conference came after the group won the Tees […]

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7

Nov

Speech Day guest announcement 7th November, 2016

We are delighted to announce the guest speaker for our 2016 Speech Day will be Mr Mike McGrother. Mr McGrother is one of Teesside’s most prominent community activists. He works with passion and energy to create opportunities and contexts for others to come together, be that through events, festivals, training programmes, choirs or through his […]

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3

Nov

Callum's Newcastle Thunder training debut 3rd November, 2016

We are exceptionally proud of Year 10 student Callum who this week enjoyed his first training session with Newcastle Falcons’ league side Newcastle Thunder. Callum was spotted during a number of games playing for Durham Tigers vs Cramlington in a recent County Cup run. Callum has also been asked to play in a number of […]

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1

Nov

High flying students invited to present to Major Tim Peake 1st November, 2016

Three students from Teesside High School have been invited to meet renowned astronaut Major Tim Peake after impressing in a recent Science competition. Year 9 pupils Hannah Foster, Gabriella Bell and Jenni Lee-Orlopp were crowned winners of the Application of Science Award at the Tees Valley Big Bang Fair at Teesside University in June. The […]

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21

Oct

Aspiring tennis star chosen to assist ATP World Tour Finals 21st October, 2016

A Teesside High School student has been selected to be a ‘Ball Kid’ for the 2016 Barclays ATP World Tour Finals. Cheri Darley, a rising star in the tennis world and winner of the U14 Junior Doubles title at Wimbledon 2015, has been selected for the prestigious Barclays Ball Kid programme after taking part in […]

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19

Oct

U15s join U12s in Cup third round 19th October, 2016

Last night our U15 Netball Squad travelled to Newcastle High School to play in the second round of the National Sports Magazine Cup. THS performed brilliantly throughout the match. Every player on the team created interception opportunities to turn over Newcastle’s possession. Catherine (GA) was outstanding and had superb assistance from Maddison (WA) and Elena […]

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14

Oct

Emily scales Ben Nevis 14th October, 2016

Huge congratulations to Senior School pupil Emily who successfully climbed Ben Nevis last weekend. Emily undertook the challenge with her dad and a 20-strong team from Cotswold Manufacturing who are in training to climb Kilimanjaro next year. Emily was first to reach the summit in a little under 4 hours (mum attributed her focus and […]

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14

Oct

Baltic visit 14th October, 2016

As part of their Architecture Project, 25 Year 9 pupils set off to Newcastle Quayside to draw and photograph the historic buildings. The opportunity to experience contemporary art in The Baltic Gallery could not be missed while we were there. Pupils found the interactive playground instillation far more stimulating than they were expecting. With chances […]

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12

Oct

National Netball Cup – second round success 12th October, 2016

Teesside High School’s U12 Netball Squad performed brilliantly after qualifying for the second round of the National Netball Cup. Our opponents were Yarm School who fielded a very strong U12 team, but THS proved too strong after producing an outstanding performance to win the match 25-19. The standard of play was extremely high from both schools. […]

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6

Oct

Family Fireworks Display 6th October, 2016

Friends of THS are delighted to present their annual Family Fireworks Display! Join us for a spectacular display and lots of fun for all of the family. Food and drinks will be available to purchase. Tickets are available from both the Prep and Senior School Receptions or by calling 01642 782095.

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30

Sep

Prep school visit to Northallerton 30th September, 2016

Yesterday, Prep children enjoyed a day trip to Northallerton. They looked at lots of different buildings, considered their change of use over time and the materials they were built from. They also learnt about different famous people who have visited the town, including Kings of England. After lunch, the group toured Northallerton Methodist Church to look […]

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30

Sep

U14 Rugby: Match Report 30th September, 2016

Our Under 14 team rounded off a great week of rugby for Teesside High School. Following the success earlier in the week, our Year 8s and 9s defeated Red House 60 points to 15.  Skipper Toby  darted over for two early tries before Red House replied with an early try of their own.  Toby continued […]

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30

Sep

U16 Rugby: Match Report 30th September, 2016

In a busy week of rugby it was the turn of our U16s to play their opening fixture away at Red House on Wednesday evening. Against a strong side, THS started well and opened the scoring with an excellent try from Brandon.  Teesside tried at all times to move the ball but the opposition was strong and […]

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28

Sep

E-safety presentation 28th September, 2016

During our recent New Parents’ meeting, Miss Stephens gave an important talk around the subject of e-safety. Teesside High School is committed to working with other local safeguarding bodies to ensure our pupils use technology and mobile phones safely and responsibly. The Cleveland Police guidance around ‘Staying Safe Online’ can be downloaded here.

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28

Sep

U13 Rugby: Match Report 28th September, 2016

Following the success of our U12 team at their tournament on Monday evening, the U13’s went one better by winning all three games in a similar competition on Tuesday.  The boys opened with a 20 points to 5 victory over Redhouse, followed it up with a 25 points to 5 success over a Yarm B […]

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27

Sep

U12 Rugby: Match Report 27th September, 2016

Teesside High School’s U12 rugby team got the season off to a very promising start when they took part in a four school tournament hosted by Yarm School last Monday. The boys played three matches against a Yarm B team, Red House School and Polam Hall Free School. Five of the boys in this U12 […]

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22

Sep

U15 Netball success at District Schools Tournament 22nd September, 2016

Teesside High School’s Y10 Netball teams celebrated an outstanding performance at the District Schools Netball Tournament on Wednesday 21 September. The School’s B team enjoyed their games with one victory over Red House B. THS A team were outstanding, unbeaten, conceding only 2 goals in 5 games with comprehensive victories over Egglescliffe School, Yarm School, Ian […]

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16

Sep

U15 hockey triumph in first week fixtures 16th September, 2016

The School’s U15 Hockey team are celebrating a great start to the season, with a 1-0 win against Durham School (POM Cheri Darley), followed by a fantastic performance and 1-0 win at Yarm School (POM Lucy Branch).  THS dominated the latter game but a strong Yarm goalkeeper made it very difficult for the team to […]

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15

Sep

Meet our Prep student team 15th September, 2016

Finn Hi my name is Finn and I think I will make a great Head Boy this year because I’m kind, patient and most of all a good listener. Since I joined THS this school has really boosted my confidence, and I am also ready to help anytime. Mattie Hi my name is Mattie and […]

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26

Aug

HPQ students scoop top marks 26th August, 2016

Students in Year 10 at Teesside High School had cause for celebration on GCSE results day after all pupils completing the Higher Project Qualification (HPQ) achieved A*-B grades. A* grades were awarded to Callum Davies, Carmen de-Dios Ezinwoke, Katherine Gaskin and Sanjay Kumarendran. Higher Project Qualification allows students to discover the joys of independent learning, […]

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25

Aug

Top grades for aspiring medics 25th August, 2016

Y11 students and aspiring medics Annabel and Serena were celebrating after achieving a host of top grades in their GCSE results. Annabel excelled with 7 A* and 4 A grades, whilst Serena was delighted to secure 5 A*, 5 A and 1 B grade. Both will progress to Teesside High School Sixth Form and continue […]

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25

Aug

GCSE results day 2016 25th August, 2016

Teesside High School has secured impressive increases in both its GCSE pass rate (including English and Maths) and the number of students who successfully achieved the prestigious English Baccalaureate (EBacc). Teesside High School achieved: An excellent 100% GCSE pass rate 91% 5 A*-C grades 85% 5 A*-C including English and maths, up from 80% in […]

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18

Aug

Off to a flying start 18th August, 2016

An impressive 20% of students at Teesside High School Sixth Form have achieved straight A grades in their four AS Levels – the top grade awarded in the first year of A Level study. Libby, Emma and Sarah are amongst those celebrating, securing an astounding 12 A grades between them.

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18

Aug

End of an era for Teesside High students 18th August, 2016

Three students at Teesside High are set to leave for university after studying at the School for over 15 years. Ella, Jenny and Lara (pictured L-R) all joined the School’s Nursery, before progressing together through the Prep School, Senior School and Sixth Form. The group picked up their results today, as the School celebrated its […]

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18

Aug

Top results secure Callum’s prestigious place 18th August, 2016

A Sixth Form student at Teesside High School is set to continue his passion for Mathematics at a leading university after achieving the highest possible grades in his A Levels. Callum, 18, excelled in his studies in Maths, Further Maths and Physics, securing A* grades in all three subjects. Callum will study Mathematics at the […]

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18

Aug

A Level results day 2016 18th August, 2016

Sixth Form students at Teesside High School are celebrating after achieving a record 100% A Level pass rate for the second successive year. Teesside High School has achieved: An outstanding 100% A Level pass rate 42% grades A*-B Excellent individual value-added scores, with all students exceeding target grades. Andrew Wilson, Headteacher at Teesside High School, […]

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1

Aug

Summer outdoor activity camp 1st August, 2016

The first of the School’s summer adventure camps took place from 25-29 July, with a group of students taking part in a range of exciting outdoor activities across five action-packed days. The group began the week taking part in team building activities, including a blindfolded walk and orienteering session in Hamsterley Forest, before spending days following rivers, gorge […]

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22

Jul

Teesside High takes on teams in the Caribbean 22nd July, 2016

A group of 22 students have returned from an unforgettable sporting tour of the Caribbean. The Year 7-11 students travelled to Barbados and St. Lucia to take on teams in a series of girls hockey and netball matches over ten days. The group kicked off the tour with hockey games against U13 Yellow Birds (L […]

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18

May

Teesside High Triumphs at District Athletics 18th May, 2016

Teesside High School were named the Overall Boys and Girls Champions at the annual Stockton District Athletics Championships at the Middlesbrough Sports Village on 17 May 2016. The small Eaglescliffe school was represented by 33 students across the age groups (Preliminary, Junior and Intermediate), and competed against 12 much larger schools in the area. It was a […]

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21

Mar

U14 National Netball Finals 21st March, 2016

Our U14 National Squad Netball players took to the courts to play in the National Schools Finals over the weekend.  The girls performed brilliantly however just lost out to win their games by a very slim margin but the team still managed to score points off their opposition.  I would like to thank all the parents […]

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17

Mar

Tennis star sisters! 17th March, 2016

Teesside High’s very own Serena and Venus, Cheri and Libby, are featured in the Spring edition of On Court magazine. Cheri and Libby have both had very successful years in tennis, both climbing up the national rankings. Cheri played at Wimbledon over the summer which saw her win and be presented with a trophy from […]

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14

Mar

Cricketers' Success 14th March, 2016

Teesside High School were delighted to find out that 6 of its pupils have been selected to play for Cleveland County in Cricket. Year 6 student George, Year 7 students Rhys (captain), Yash, Craig and Ben, and Year 8 pupil Alfie have all been selected. It is a fantastic achievement for a small independent school […]

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14

Mar

Uniform Shop Update 14th March, 2016

Please note that the Uniform Shop will not be open on 18 March due to Mrs Hewitt supporting the National School Netball Finals. If you would like to place an order for uniform please email uniform@teessidehigh.co.uk

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9

Feb

Laura's Cross Country Success 9th February, 2016

Congratulations to Laura, who competed in the Inter-County Cross Country Championships on Saturday. Laura finished third for Cleveland, so has been selected to represent Cleveland at the English Schools Country Championships in Nottingham.

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3

Feb

Under 14 Netball Squad County Success 3rd February, 2016

Teesside High Schools Under 14 Netball Squad qualified in the Regional Schools Netball Competition at Sports Central, Newcastle, this weekend. The squad will now go through to represent the North East Region in Brighton later this year. They are currently ranked in the top 18 Netball squads in the country. Netball Coach, Mrs Lisa Hockborn, […]

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2

Feb

Extremism and Radicalisation (February 2016) 2nd February, 2016

There have been comments in the press lately about requirements placed upon schools to help combat the risk of children being radicalised by extremist groups. Whilst a recent risk assessment of Teesside High School students indicated a low risk in our school, parents should nevertheless be aware that staff have undergone training to highlight how to identify concerns and address […]

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27

Jan

Break a leg Harry! 27th January, 2016

Year 7 pupil Harry will be appearing in the musical production ‘Riding High’ at Northallerton Forum on 4-6 February. Harry is one of only two childrens parts and was recommended by his acting coach. Has has been rehearsing very lard, late nights, alongside his rehearsals for our own production of Jungle Book. You can find […]

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7

Jan

Cleveland Philharmonic Orchestra 7th January, 2016

We are delighted to announce we are hosting the next Cleveland Philharmonic Orchestra concert on Sunday 7 February 2016, 3pm. Programme Bernstein:  Candide Overture Copland:  Rodeo – Four Dance Episodes Gershwin:  Rhapsody in Blue Dvorak:  Symphony No.9 (From the New World) To purchase tickets please click here 

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