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Archive for 2017

15

Dec

Charitable giving at Christmas 15th December, 2017

We are delighted to have donated almost 500 Christmas gifts and food items to disadvantaged families across Teesside this December. Teesside High 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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30

Nov

Snow update 30th November, 2017

Cancelled: GCSE Options Evening Dear Parents, Due to the nature of the weather forecast for the rest of the day and to ensure pupil and parent safety, we have taken the decision to cancel this evening’s GCSE Option evening. We will reschedule a date early in January and let you know as soon as possible. […]

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27

Nov

Teesside High School climbs Sunday Times league table 27th November, 2017

“As a small, inclusive school, it is significant that Teesside High has made such strides in this area. Our students encompass a range of abilities, but they share great ambition and an unwavering will to succeed.” Teesside High School has been recognised as one of the top ten best performing independent schools in the North […]

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17

Nov

Teesside High students set their sights on Children in Need target 17th November, 2017

Students at Teesside High School are aiming to raise £1000 for Children in Need today. Nursery, Prep, Senior and Sixth Form departments are coming together to celebrate a fantastic day of fundraising and have planned a range of activities designed to encourage staff, fellow pupils and families to give generously. Pupils will be wearing spotty […]

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13

Nov

Friends of Teesside High School Christmas Market 13th November, 2017

The Friends of Teesside High School warmly invite you to their annual Christmas Market, to be held on Thursday 7 December, 4.30pm-7.30pm, in the Senior School Hall. The Christmas Market will be a fantastically festive event, combining a wide range of stalls, yuletide food and drink, choir singing and beautiful gift ideas. There will also […]

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3

Nov

Service of Remembrance – Teesside High School 3rd November, 2017

We would like to invite all parents, families and friends of the School to our annual Service of Remembrance on Friday 10 November at 10.30am. The service will last for around an hour, after which you are warmly welcome to join us for refreshments in the library. We look forward to seeing you there for […]

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13

Oct

Speech and Drama success 13th October, 2017

Laura in Year 11 and Emmeline in Year 6 are celebrating outstanding Speech and Drama successes following their 2016-17 examinations. Emmeline achieved the highest LCM Grade 2 mark within the region for the 2016-17 academic year, as well as the highest mark over every grade entered – making her the top Speech and Drama student in […]

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10

Oct

Teesside High victorious in National Schools Netball Competition 10th October, 2017

Our Under 16 girls followed up last week’s County Hockey Tournament victory with a fantastic win in the first round of the National Schools Netball Competition. The girls competed at Grangefield Academy on Saturday 7 October against Carmel College, Barnard Castle School, Egglescliffe School, High Tunstall College of Science, Yarm School and Polam Hall School. […]

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26

Sep

Year 7 Open Evening – Teesside High School 26th September, 2017

Date: Monday 9 October, 6.00pm-7.30pm Venue: Teesside High School, The Avenue, Eaglescliffe  TS16 9AT Our Senior School is renowned for providing a stimulating and inspiring education which enables students to develop, change, learn and explore on their journey to adulthood. We provide a supportive framework which allows students to progress towards their goals with maturity, confidence and […]

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26

Sep

Sixth Form Open Evening 26th September, 2017

Date: Tuesday 3 October, 6.00pm-7.30pm Venue: THS Sixth Form Centre, The Avenue, Eaglescliffe  TS16 9AT We will be opening the doors to our outstanding Sixth Form Centre on Tuesday 3 October, where you will be able to find out more about choosing Teesside High for your A-level studies. Offering personalised learning in an inspirational setting, […]

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21

Sep

Teesside High School crowned County Hockey champions 21st September, 2017

Our girls’ hockey team claimed the winning title at the Under 16 County Hockey Tournament at Egglescliffe School on Wednesday 20 September. The team, made up of Alex, Elena, Sapphire, Maddie, Lucy B, Isabelle, Jasmine, Hollie, Lucy C, Katie, Natasha, Victoria and Jasmine D, put in an impressive performance to qualify for the North East Semi Finals of […]

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8

Sep

Teesside High twins scoop 14 medals at World Dwarf Games 8th September, 2017

Teesside High School twins Amelia and Imogen have returned from the World Dwarf Games with an impressive medal haul. The Year 8 students won a combined 14 medals at the event, held in Ontario, Canada, during the summer break. The girls secured the following: Amelia: Gold in shooting and breaststroke, Silver in boccia and crossbow […]

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24

Aug

Teesside High sisters celebrate straight A*s 24th August, 2017

Teesside High School student Molly picked up her GCSE results today, exactly one week to the day that her sister Libby learnt of her A-level fate. Molly was delighted to achieve straight A* grades across all 11 of her GCSE subjects, following Libby’s straight A*s in Biology, Chemistry and History A-levels. Teesside High School boosted […]

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24

Aug

A* success at Teesside High School 24th August, 2017

Teesside High School boosted its A* pass rate to 26% in 2017, an increase of 12% from the previous year. Almost half of all GCSE entries were awarded A* or A grades. There were outstanding individual performances from: Sophie, 12 A* Molly Emerson, 11 A* Carmen Ezinwoke, 10 A*, 1 A Katherine Gaskin, 10 A*, […]

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24

Aug

Excellent GCSE results at Teesside High School 24th August, 2017

Teesside High School has secured impressive increases in the number of students achieving prestigious high grades at GCSE. Teesside High School achieved: 26% of entries at A*, a 12% rise from 2016 47% of entries at A*-A, a 2% rise from 2016 86% A*-C grades 79% 5 A*-C including English and maths 18 students achieved […]

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17

Aug

Record high grades at Teesside High School 17th August, 2017

Almost 70% of A-level entries at Teesside High School were awarded prestigious A*, A or B grades in 2017. The increase in top scores came as the school celebrated its third successive 100% A-level pass rate, with students securing places at some of the world’s most renowned universities. Kirsty Mackenzie, Head (Acting), said: “Teesside High […]

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17

Aug

A-level success for medicine trio 17th August, 2017

Three aspiring medics at Teesside High School have successfully secured their places to read Medicine at university after achieving a collective 6 A* and 3 A grades in their A-level examinations. Libby, Phoebe and Flora will each study Medicine at renowned Russell Group institutions from September, with Libby and Flora at Newcastle University and Phoebe […]

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17

Aug

Oxford awaits for successful Teesside High student 17th August, 2017

A Year 13 student at Teesside High School Sixth Form has secured a prestigious place at Oxford University’s best performing college after achieving A*A*A grades in her A-level examinations. Sarah, from Redcar, will read Classics (Greek and Latin) at Merton College from October 2017. Sarah excelled in her Greek (A*), Latin (A*) and English Literature […]

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17

Aug

Outstanding A-level results at Teesside High School 17th August, 2017

Teesside High School Sixth Form students are celebrating after achieving a record 100% A-level pass rate for the third successive year. Teesside High School has achieved: An outstanding 100% A-level pass rate 67% high grades (A*-B) 33% A*-A grades In addition, 21% of students achieved straight A*/A grades. Mrs Kirsty Mackenzie, Head (Acting), said: “Teesside High […]

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12

Jul

Teesside High twins take on Wimbledon 12th July, 2017

Year 7 students Amelia and Imogen are the stars of a new Wimbledon-themed TV show, showing this week on CBBC. The girls’ show ‘Twin It To Win It’ takes on a tennis-theme with ‘Twinbledon’ – airing each day at 9.00am and 4.10pm. Cameras follow the girls as they try and find something to do at the […]

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19

Jun

U13 County Cricket Champions 19th June, 2017

Teesside High School’s U13 boys were crowned Year 7/8 Cleveland and Durham County Champions after a competitive tournament at Billingham Synthonia Cricket Club last week. Twelve schools were invited to compete in the Finals, with the top two in each of the three groups then playing a semi-final and final. The THS boys proved too […]

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19

Jun

Summer Activity and Adventure Camps 19th June, 2017

We are excited to once again launch our popular Outdoor Adventure Camps for the Summer break in conjunction with Mountain Activity Company (MAC). Teesside High School is organising two week-long activity camps both on and off site, weeks commencing 24 July and 21 August. The programmes will challenge young people to find qualities and skills they never believed […]

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8

Jun

Teesside High triumphs at U13 Athletics Championships 8th June, 2017

Teesside High School boys secured a convincing victory at the U13 Red House Athletics Championships on Monday 5 June. Pupils from Red House School, St. Martin’s Ampleforth, Fyling Hall, Yarm, Durham and Queen Mary’s travelled to Middlesbrough Sport Village for the 44th annual competition. THS girls performed well as a team and finished in a […]

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4

May

Amelia and Imogen's National Dwarf Games success 4th May, 2017

Teesside High School twins Amelia and Imogen have scooped an impressive nine medals at the National Dwarf Games. The Year 7 pair travelled to Birmingham to compete in the annual event, which saw them move up a competitor age category and line up against athletes much older than themselves. They secured the following: Amelia: Gold […]

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26

Apr

Teesside High School 2017-18 Student Leaders 26th April, 2017

We are delighted to announce the appointment of our 2017-18 Student Leadership Team. Head Boy – Lliam Casey Head Girl – Annabel Steele House Captain (Roseberry) – Samantha House Captain (Stoneyridge) – Sophie House Captain (Highcliffe) – Zainaab House Captain (Wainstones) – James Sophie will also assume responsibility as School Games Captain. We are looking […]

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30

Mar

'A Midsummer Night's Dream' at Teesside High School 30th March, 2017

Senior School students shone in their first public performance of A Midsummer Night’s Dream on Wednesday 29 March. The cast graced the stage to impress the audience with a wonderfully humorous interpretation of the Shakespearean classic. Excellently supported by lighting, sound and the backstage team, our talented students received rapturous applause from an audience of staff, family […]

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20

Mar

Teesside High students scoop two national Science awards 20th March, 2017

A team of three Year 10 students at Teesside High School have been awarded two national Science prizes in the Big Bang Fair competition. Gabriella, Hannah and Jenni received the Future Water Association “Water Dragons” Winners prize for creative thinking around water and were also highly commended in the Protecting the Environment Special Prize at […]

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10

Mar

Teesside High triumphs at Performing Shakespeare 10th March, 2017

A Teesside High School student scooped the ‘Best Performance’ prize in the English Speaking Union’s North East final. As part of the English Department’s initiative to raise of the profile of Shakespeare in the classroom, Year 8 students completed a study of A Midsummer Night’s Dream in the Autumn term. The study involved various activities […]

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8

Mar

Inspiring future medics at Teesside High School 8th March, 2017

Year 13 students are finding that all-important next step is falling into place. The year group already has university offers flooding in; 45 so far from Russell Group universities, six unconditional offers for subjects such as Biochemistry, Pharmacy and Business Management, three scholarships, an Oxford place and now, five further offers for Medicine. We are extremely […]

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3

Mar

World Book Day at Teesside High School 3rd March, 2017

For World Book Day, the Prep staff team designed a wonderful range of events to promote and celebrate our love of reading. The children arrived at School dressed as their favourite book characters, with great effort and imagination shown by all. Even the Prep staff joined in by creating a team of ‘Where’s Wally’ extras! The […]

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1

Mar

Limited places in Year 7 at Teesside High School 1st March, 2017

As we begin to enjoy lighter mornings and longer days and relish the sight of daffodils and snowdrops appearing in the park, it is hard to imagine how Spring has come around so quickly. The beginning of March marks an important week for many families as it brings around the decision as to which school […]

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20

Feb

Amelia and Imogen going for Games glory 20th February, 2017

Year 7 students and sports-mad twins Amelia and Imogen have been selected to represent Team GB at the World Dwarf Games in Ontario, Canada, in August. The girls, who have already built up an impressive collection of medals in various sports and dance championships, will also compete in the National Dwarf Games in Birmingham in […]

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14

Feb

Teesside High School Easter Adventure Camps 14th February, 2017

THESE COURSES ARE NOW SOLD OUT We are excited to once again launch our popular Outdoor Adventure Camps for the Easter break in conjunction with Mountain Activity Company (MAC). Teesside High School is organising two day activity camps both on and off site on 5-6 and 19-20 April. The programmes will challenge young people to find […]

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10

Feb

'Bring a loved one to Forest School' 10th February, 2017

Nursery and Reception enjoyed a wonderful snowy morning in our Forest School with their loved ones! The children (and the adults!) made delicious bird feeders and went on a chilly woodland walk afterwards. The hot drinks and heart-shaped biscuits were a welcome end to a lovely morning. Thank you Mrs Hannah and Mrs Clapton. For […]

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10

Feb

Teesside High School crowned U13 County Champions 10th February, 2017

Well done to our boys who travelled to Yarm School yesterday evening for the In2Hockey County Tournament. Three months of hard work paid off as they were crowned county hockey champions. Final scores: THS 0-0 Yarm, THS 2-0 Barnard Castle, THS 1-0 RGS, THS 2-0 Egglescliffe, THS 0-0 Richmond and THS 2-0 Red House. The […]

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8

Feb

Primary school pupils enjoy a visit to Teesside High 8th February, 2017

Pupils from Hartburn Primary School and Yarm Primary School enjoyed an afternoon of learning at Teesside High School on Tuesday 7 February. The visitors were joined by Year 5 Prep pupils in travelling ‘Around The World’; being introduced to a new language (German), enjoying French mime in Performing Arts and cooking up a storm with Swiss […]

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1

Feb

Teesside High alumni set to open Middlesbrough dance studio 1st February, 2017

A former pupil at Teesside High School is set to open a new dance studio in the heart of Middlesbrough, providing a local hub for dance and fitness classes for all ages. Freelance dance teacher Nadia El Menabawey, who teaches co-curricular activities such as Baby Ballet and Street Dance at Teesside High School, will launch […]

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31

Jan

Prep Choir impresses at NE Choir of the Year Competition 31st January, 2017

Teesside High School was one of eleven schools from across the region invited to take part in the ‘North East Choir of the Year’ competition, held at Durham Cathedral on Monday 30 January. After just three weeks of rehearsals, the Prep Choir gave an outstanding performance of a beautiful song by Brian Bedford entitled ‘What’s the Use of Wings?’ and […]

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20

Jan

Teesside High named as Stockton’s best performing school 20th January, 2017

Teesside High School has been named the best performing school in Stockton-on-Tees for attainment at GCSE. The government’s 2016 School performance league tables issued on Thursday 19 January show Teesside High School to be the top performing of all independent and maintained schools at GCSE in the Stockton local authority. The school scored highest on […]

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19

Jan

Best Performing School in Stockton-on-Tees 19th January, 2017

It’s official – Teesside High School is the best school in Stockton-on-Tees for attainment at GCSE. The government’s 2016 School performance league tables issued today show Teesside High School to be the top performing of all independent and maintained schools at GCSE in our local authority. We are the best school for Attainment 8, which […]

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19

Jan

Teesside High alumni scoops Café Writers prize 19th January, 2017

A former pupil of Teesside High School has been recognised at the 2016 Café Writers Competition with a poem about her native Tees Valley. Emily Willis, who studied at Teesside High from 2004-2012, has claimed the 2016 Norfolk Prize at the annual competition, which was judged by renowned poet Andrew McMillan. Emily’s poem, entitled ‘Steelworks, Redcar’, […]

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17

Jan

Local students invited to annual Careers Convention 17th January, 2017

Teesside High School will open its doors to over 30 universities and leading businesses in February as the School hosts its annual Careers Convention. Local senior students and their families are invited to visit the School, based on The Avenue, Eaglescliffe, to access quality and up-to-date careers advice and guidance on Thursday 2 February from […]

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13

Jan

Teesside High School student receives Oxford offer 13th January, 2017

A Year 13 student at Teesside High School Sixth Form has received a prestigious offer from the University of Oxford. Sarah, 17, from Redcar, has secured a place to read Classics (Greek and Latin) at Merton College from October 2017. Merton College is renowned for its vibrant and diverse intellectual community. It is second in the […]

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