Archive for 2018

17

Dec

Save the date – Teesside High School Open Day, Saturday 26 January 2019 17th December, 2018

We would be delighted to welcome you to our next Open Day on Saturday 26 January, 10.00am-12.00pm. Teesside High School provides a truly unique environment for learning. We combine excellent teaching, small classes, exceptional co-curricular opportunities and a friendly, caring environment where each child is stretched, challenged and supported. We are a small school which […]

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12

Dec

Charitable giving at Christmastime 12th December, 2018

We are so proud to have donated almost 800 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. Staff, students and […]

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7

Dec

Mini Law School in partnership with Newcastle University 7th December, 2018

Earlier this week we launched our Mini Law School, the first in a series of events designed to give older students a chance to apply legal reasoning skills on engaging subjects. Led by Dr Joshua Jowitt of Newcastle University and formerly of Clifford Chance, we discussed whether Zombies should have human rights, which involved a […]

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29

Nov

Teesside High School Sixth Form ranked 13th best in country 29th November, 2018

Teesside High School has been named amongst the best performing schools in another national league table. THS Sixth Form has been named the 13th best small independent sixth form in the UK by The Telegraph; the only provider in the North East in the top 20 based on the proportion of students achieving A*/A grades […]

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24

Nov

Teesside High School named amongst best performing North East independent schools 24th November, 2018

Teesside High School has once again been recognised as one of the top ten best performing independent schools in the North East region by the Sunday Times. The school has climbed a further two places to be ranked 6th, the highest placed of any non-selective school in the region. This follows the school’s outstanding high […]

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23

Nov

Students (and chickens!) visit Reuben Manor Care Home 23rd November, 2018

Year 9 students are becoming regular faces at Reuben Manor Care Home on Yarm Road, Eaglescliffe. Members of staff and THS Chicken Club students have launched a friendship initiative with the care home, volunteering during their lunch breaks to go along to meet the residents to provide stimulus and company. Chicken Club is in its […]

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23

Nov

Putting life-saving skills into practice at North Tees 23rd November, 2018

Some of our Able, Gifted and Talented pupils in Years 5-7 made a special trip to the University Hospital of North Tees yesterday where they were able to meet the highly qualified resuscitation team. The children watched hospital staff role-play a cardiac arrest and then used mannequins themselves to follow CPR guidelines. They were even […]

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21

Nov

Teesside High School Christmas Market 21st November, 2018

The Friends of Teesside High School warmly invite you to their annual Christmas Market, to be held on Thursday 6 December, 4.30pm-7.00pm, 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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16

Nov

Supporting school at Christmas 16th November, 2018

We would like to inform you of an Amazon initiative which supports registered charities. AmazonSmile donates 0.5% of a net purchase price (excluding VAT, returns and shipping fees) of eligible purchases to a charitable organisation of your choice. As a registered charity, Teesside High School is included in this initiative. If you would like to […]

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15

Nov

Visit to the University Hospital of North Tees 15th November, 2018

Some of our Prep AG&T children and aspiring medics are looking forward to a visit to the University Hospital of North Tees next week. Children will have the opportunity to meet the resuscitation team who will deliver a basic life support session as well as talk to them about the many different careers available in the […]

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9

Nov

Remembrance Service at Teesside High School 9th November, 2018

Pupils and staff at Teesside High School have dedicated over four weeks to creating a special cascade of poppies as part of the school’s Remembrance Day commemorations. The display, made up of over 300 poppies, has been produced using plastic bottles as part of our eco-school status and commitment to protecting the environment. The idea […]

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18

Oct

Friendship initiative with Reuben Manor Care Home 18th October, 2018

We are delighted to launch a friendship initiative with Reuben Manor Care Home. Our wonderful Year 9 girls have volunteered their lunchtimes to take their THS Chicken Club on tour, meeting the elderly residents at Reuben Manor and providing them with stimulus and friendship. Chicken Club is in its third year at Teesside High School. […]

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15

Oct

Freestyle Fitness Yoga at Teesside High School 15th October, 2018

What? Freestyle Fitness Yoga When? Monday evenings, 5.00pm-6.00pm Who? Parents, family, friends, students in Year 11 and above, members of our local community Where? Teesside High School, Prep Hall We are delighted to invite you to take part in a unique Freestyle Fitness Yoga programme, which will run for five weeks from Monday 12 November at […]

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12

Oct

Prep children quiz career representatives 12th October, 2018

Prep children in Years 3-6 loved meeting people from the world of work yesterday, when our Aspire2Be event rolled into the Prep Hall for the first time. The event is part of our comprehensive Able, Gifted and Talented programme, led by Mrs Bryson, which encourages children to aim high in school and beyond. The carousel […]

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3

Oct

Family Fireworks Display – Monday 5 November from 6.00pm 3rd October, 2018

We are thrilled to invite pupils, parents, families and our local community to our fantastic Family Fireworks Display on Monday 5 November from 6.00pm. Enjoy a dazzling display of fireworks and visit our range of delicious food and drink stalls, all set in our beautiful riverside grounds. Don’t forget to bring your pumpkins for our […]

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24

Sep

THS Sixth Form Open Evening – Tuesday 2 October 24th September, 2018

Date: Tuesday 2 October, 6.00pm Venue: Teesside High School, The Avenue, Eaglescliffe TS16 9AT We would like to invite you to our Sixth Form Open Evening which will be held on Tuesday 2 October from 6.00pm. The Open Evening is an opportunity for you to meet informally with teachers of our wide range of A-level […]

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24

Sep

Big Adventures Holiday Camp – booking now for October half term 24th September, 2018

We are now taking bookings for our popular Holiday Camp provision for October half term! Big Adventures Holiday Camp will run from Monday 22 October – Friday 26 October and includes exciting trips to Locomotion Railway Museum in Shildon, Creepy Crawlies in York and Middlesbrough Football Club. Places are limited and sell out quick, so […]

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21

Sep

Aspire2Be careers event planned for Prep children 21st September, 2018

We encourage our children to aim high and believe anything is possible. As part of our Prep School Able, Gifted and Talented (AG&T) programme, we have organised a fantastic opportunity for pupils in Years 3-6 to learn first hand about a range of exciting and aspirational careers. On Thursday 11 October, we will host visitors […]

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17

Sep

Teesside High School – Year 7 Open Evening 17th September, 2018

Date: Wednesday 10 October, 6.00pm-7.30pm Venue: Teesside High School, The Avenue, Eaglescliffe TS16 9AT As many parents begin to consider the next step for their son/daughter after primary school, we invite you to find out more about Teesside High School at our Year 7 Open Evening. Our Senior School is renowned for providing a stimulating […]

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14

Sep

New community singing group launched at Teesside High School 14th September, 2018

Staff, parents, grandparents, families, local community – we need YOU! We are delighted to be launching a new community singing group in Eaglescliffe. Mrs Shevels, our Director of Music, will lead rehearsals, taking place perhaps twice per half term in School, and absolutely everyone is welcome. This is the perfect chance to get all of […]

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10

Sep

Incredible LAMDA results at Teesside High School 10th September, 2018

Students at Teesside High School have achieved an array of incredible results in their summer London Academy of Music and Dramatic Art (LAMDA) examinations. Of all entries, 41 achieved a Distinction, 5 a Merit and 1 a Pass. A special mention must be made of then Year 7 student Rosa (pictured), who recently returned to […]

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7

Sep

Teesside High School’s Music examination results – summer 7th September, 2018

Our latest music results are in and, once again, they are nothing short of outstanding! Well done to the following: London College of Music (LCM) Pop Vocal Catherine Hewitt – Grade 8 – Merit Millie Holmes – Grade 6 – Distinction Harry Gates – Grade 6 – Distinction Maia Bausor – Grade 6 – Merit […]

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23

Aug

Science success at Teesside High School 23rd August, 2018

Students at Teesside High School have excelled in their Biology, Chemistry and Physics examinations, securing a combined 81% A*-A grades. The high grade success continues across wider STEM subjects, in Computing, Maths and Further Maths, with each subject achieving a 100% pass rate and outstanding high grades. Each subject performed as follows: Biology: 60% A*  […]

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23

Aug

Teesside High students celebrate 10 or more straight A*/A 23rd August, 2018

Teesside High School’s reputation for exceptional exam performance has been strengthened today, with 52% of Year 11 entries achieving A*-A grades at GCSE. 28% of all entries were awarded the highest possible A* grade. One quarter of Year 11 students at the Eaglescliffe independent school achieved 10 or more A*-A passes, including: Elena, 12 A*-A, […]

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23

Aug

Record GCSE results at Teesside High School 23rd August, 2018

Teesside High School has achieved an outstanding 94.4% pass rate for students achieving 5 or more A*-C grades including English and Maths. Our record for securing the very highest of grades continues; 52% of GCSE entries were graded at A*-A, including a host of new 7, 8 and 9 grades. 25% of Year 11 students […]

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16

Aug

Teesside High School student secures Cambridge place 16th August, 2018

A Year 13 student at Teesside High School Sixth Form has secured her place to read Music at the University of Cambridge after achieving A*AA grades at A-level. Samantha Pinches, 18, from North Yorkshire, will study at the university’s Fitzwilliam College from September. Samantha is an outstanding musician; she has achieved Grade 8 Piano, Grade […]

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15

Aug

A-level results day at Teesside High School 15th August, 2018

Students at Teesside High School Sixth Form have secured an impressive rise in the number of A*/A grades achieved at A-level. 44% of examination entries were awarded top A*-A grades, an increase of 11% from 2017. 64% of all entries achieved prestigious high grades (A*-B). Furthermore: • 50% of students achieved three straight high grades […]

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24

Jul

Teesside High School gets #CaughtReading 24th July, 2018

Teesside High School has launched an exciting initiative aimed at getting more people reading this summer. The School has taken inspiration from the nationwide Get Caught Reading campaign, which promotes the fun of reading books for all ages. During the summer break, staff, parents and pupils have been challenged to get ‘caught reading’ in unusual […]

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18

Jun

Teesside High School Holiday Programme 18th June, 2018

We are delighted to announce two new additions to our holiday programme for summer 2018. Martin Gray Football Academy will be running a fantastic Summer Camp at School w/c 23 July for children aged 4-16. In addition, due to the popularity of our August Summer Camp, Mountain Activity Company will be running an extra 3-day […]

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30

May

Music examination success at Teesside High School 30th May, 2018

Teesside High School’s trend for outstanding music examination results continues! Well done to the following students for successfully achieving their grades this half term. Laura Havis – Piano (ABRSM) – Grade 7 – Distinction Euan Wilson – Trombone (ABRSM) – Grade 6 – Distinction Ross Clapton – Jazz Saxophone – Grade 5 – Distinction Jack […]

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24

May

Teesside High School student awarded national Geography prize 24th May, 2018

A Teesside High School student has been recognised after achieving one of the highest marks in GCSE Geography in the country. Katherine, now in Year 12 at Teesside High School Sixth Form, has been awarded a Royal Geographical Society (RGS) Excellence award, which celebrates the hard work and success of students in national Geography examinations.  […]

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17

May

Teesside High School Former Students’ Association – celebrating 120 years in 2019 17th May, 2018

We are delighted to be nearing the 120th anniversary of Teesside High School’s Former Students’ Association. 2019 will mark 120 years since the formation of the Association by Miss B L Browne, Headmistress of Queen Victoria High School for Girls.  The inauguration of the Association took place on 24 June 1899 with 67 former pupils […]

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1

May

Teesside High School Outdoor and Adventurous Opportunities – Summer 2018 1st May, 2018

We are delighted to launch our outdoor and adventurous opportunities for summer 2018. As well as our week-long MAC Activity Camps running in July and August, we are thrilled to provide students with an opportunity to push themselves further with MAC’s Challenge Camp – NEW for 2018. Challenge Camp is an overnight exploration which includes […]

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23

Mar

Teesside High School students organise oar-some challenge for Sport Relief 23rd March, 2018

Year 9 students at Teesside High School organised a competitive ‘Rowathon’ in order to raise crucial funds for Sport Relief. The Senior School group tasked their fellow students and teaching staff with rowing the furthest distance possible in a two minute time frame. Competition entry fees went straight to the charity and students also set […]

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5

Mar

Teesside High School students present… We Will Rock You 5th March, 2018

With permission of www.schoolswillrockyou.com, Teesside High School students present We Will Rock You.  A fantastic production of Ben Elton’s classic which will be supported by pupils from Junction Farm Primary School. Tickets are now available for the production, which will be held in the Senior School Hall on Tuesday 20 March and Wednesday 21 March from […]

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2

Mar

THS Transport service update – Friday 2 March 2nd March, 2018

We are pleased to confirm that ALL School bus routes will operate as normal this afternoon, leaving site at the usual time of 4.00pm. We are furthermore expecting all routes to be running at the standard timetable from Monday morning, but will of course post further updates should this change over the weekend. For all […]

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2

Mar

School open / revised transport timetable – Friday 2 March 2nd March, 2018

Friday 2 March – 6.00am Site staff are able to clear any fresh snow and the weather warning has downgraded to amber. School will be OPEN. School transport will be running on most routes except the Stokesley/Guisborough/Hutton Rudby route. School coaches will run two hours later than the regular timetable collection of pupils to allow […]

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1

Mar

Teesside High School – Update regarding Friday 2 March 1st March, 2018

Forecasts are showing tomorrow will bring less snow, milder conditions and the weather warning has been reduced to Amber. We are expecting that School will be OPEN. School transport will be running on most routes except the Stokesley/Guisborough/Hutton Rudby route. We are planning to operate buses two hours later than the regular timetable collection of […]

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1

Mar

School closed – Thursday 1 March 1st March, 2018

Due to ongoing adverse weather and for the safety of pupils and staff, School will remain CLOSED today. Year 7 Parents Evening and World Book Day will be rescheduled. The Prep trip to the theatre will not run. All exam classes in Years 10-13 should check email for work set by their teachers. Please stay […]

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28

Feb

Teesside High School – Snow update – Wednesday 28 February 28th February, 2018

SCHOOL CLOSED Update: Despite our very best efforts and due to the declining weather and road conditions, School will be closed today. Update – Wednesday 28 February, 3.30pm The winter weather is forecast to continue through Thursday and Friday. Please check School social media feeds and website by 7.00am for information on transport and School day.

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27

Feb

Teesside High School – Snow update – Tuesday 27 February 27th February, 2018

Weather update; Tuesday 27 February, 6.30am School will be open today (Tuesday 27 February) however due to road conditions there will be no bus service. If you are able to safely travel, pupils should attend School. Please do take care with journeys. We are currently clearing the site and approach. Weather update, 7.30am School site […]

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22

Feb

THS Sixth Form; CSI Forensics Event – Monday 5 March 22nd February, 2018

We are delighted to share with you details of an inspiring CSI Forensics Event which is being held at Teesside High School Sixth Form on Monday 5 March. Teams from Teesside University, one the UK’s leading centres for Forensic and Crime Scene Science education, and Newcastle University, a centre of excellence in Forensic Psychology, will […]

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12

Feb

National netball finals await for Teesside High School 12th February, 2018

Teesside High School will compete for the U16 National Schools England Netball title next month after a series of excellent performances at the Regional Round. Our girls played some outstanding netball to remain undefeated against a series of strong teams from across the North East. In their first game, the girls had a tentative first […]

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12

Feb

THS Easter Outdoor Activity Camp for children aged 8-14 12th February, 2018

Teesside High School is once again running an action-packed adventure camp for children aged 8-14 during the Easter holidays, from Tuesday 3 April – Thursday 5 April. The three-day camp will challenge young people to find qualities and skills they never believed they had, all the while exploring their leadership capabilities, teamwork skills, resilience and […]

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26

Jan

THS Sixth Form recognised for 'above average' student progress 26th January, 2018

Teesside High School Sixth Form has been recognised as performing ‘well above average’ in terms of A-level progress by the Department of Education. In the latest league tables published by the government, Teesside High School students are recognised as making more progress than students at other institutions who achieved similar results at the end of […]

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16

Jan

Careers Convention – Tuesday 30 January 16th January, 2018

Each year we host a highly successful Careers Convention at Teesside High School, and we would like to invite pupils, parents, families and the wider community to come along once more. The event will be held in our Senior School Hall on Tuesday 30 January, 6.00pm-8.00pm. Our marketplace-style events is attended by over 40 delegates; […]

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10

Jan

Teesside High School Open Day 10th January, 2018

Saturday 27 January, 10.00am-12.00pm Parents tell us that Teesside High School is ‘Education as it should be’; excellent teaching, small class sizes, outstanding pastoral care, exceptional extra-curricular opportunities and a friendly, caring environment where each child is valued and nurtured. Our fees are inclusive of wrap around care, which includes Breakfast Club from 7.45am and […]

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