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Archive for 2024

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Apr

House Activity Programme at THS 2nd April, 2024

The House system here at Teesside High offers a myriad of opportunities for students to engage in varied activities, compete against one another and develop an array of skills. There are several sporting opportunities, alongside problem-solving tasks and creative arts competitions. The opportunities continue to grow every year and we are always impressed at how […]

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Mar

Oliver! JR Success 29th March, 2024

An audience of around 500, a cast of 23, 78 bespoke cast t-shirts, three wonderful performances, three enthusiastic partner primary schools, one large, tasty Dominos pizza order, plus lots of Victoria Sponge and ‘Rosie Lee’: that’s how our Oliver! JR production shapes up in numbers, alongside what has felt like infinite rehearsal hours!  But what […]

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26

Mar

North East Public Speaking Champions! 26th March, 2024

Teesside High School’s outstanding public speaking team has swept to victory in the regional round of the English-Speaking Union’s prestigious Churchill Public Speaking competition. Max, Lou and Isaac, in Years 10 and 11, were crowned winners of the competition’s incredibly hard fought Regional Final, and will now go head-to-head with some of the country’s fiercest […]

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Mar

Head’s blog – Easter 22nd March, 2024

Over the past fortnight, our students have achieved some impressive accolades. As you can see from the front page, our amazing Public Speaking team swept to a glorious victory in the North East Final of the prestigious ESU Public Speaking Competition. This is a huge accomplishment for the team and I wish them the very […]

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22

Mar

Prep School STEM Week 22nd March, 2024

The children in the Prep School enjoyed the return of our annual STEM Week. This year we followed the theme of ‘Time’, set to coincide with British Science Week. Children from EYFS to Year 6 experienced a wide variety of different activities around the theme and the smiling faces on the photographs demonstrate how much […]

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11

Mar

Magistrates Mock Trial Competition 11th March, 2024

As part of our Able, Gifted and Talented provision, pupils in Years 11, 12 and 13 travelled to Newcastle recently to compete in a Magistrates Mock Trial Competition. Those involved have written the below recount on their exciting experience. Newcastle Crown Court set the stage for a thrilling mock trial competition on Saturday 2 March, […]

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Mar

Head’s blog – March 8th March, 2024

A selection of our pupils travelled to Nuremberg for an exciting exchange trip during the half term break. I loved seeing the daily updates on our social media channels and watching our students create multi-lingual friendships. This trip definitely served as a valuable learning experience for all and we hope to continue our relationship with […]

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7

Mar

Easter Egg Cancer Research Raffle 7th March, 2024

Teesside High School staff are working together this half term to raise money for Cancer Research through an Easter egg raffle. All money raised will go to this brilliant charity so that it can continue to make a significant difference to those that rely on its breakthrough treatments. This is a cause close to all […]

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Mar

Senior School admissions at Teesside High 1st March, 2024

Teesside High School provides a unique Senior School experience for pupils aged 11-18. We provide a space where pupils can feel challenged and supported academically, stretched to reach their full potential and achieve outstanding results, but also a safe, secure and nurturing environment where our young people can develop into independent thinkers, ready to take […]

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Feb

Oliver! JR Production – Teesside High School 28th February, 2024

You are warmly invited to attend this year’s Teesside High School musical production – Oliver! JR on Tuesday 19 March, Wednesday 20 March and Thursday 21 March at 6.00pm. The show itself is a much-loved classic and promises a showcase of outstanding talent from students across the school: wonderful singing, fabulous acting and great choreography, […]

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Feb

Summer Fair – Saturday 15 June 26th February, 2024

We are delighted to be able to invite you to the headline event in our summer term calendar, the THS Summer Fair! This event will celebrate 125 years of the Former Students’ Association and will take place on Saturday 15 June. Our Summer Fair will make a welcome return to the school fields, with live […]

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Feb

Spring Half Term – Head’s Blog 16th February, 2024

We have enjoyed a wonderful first half of the spring term. After the success of our Open Day in January, it has been fantastic to welcome a number of new pupils to our school community in recent weeks. We endeavour to follow up with each new family after their first week with us, and received […]

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15

Feb

IPC Exhibition – Prep School 15th February, 2024

This week, Prep School pupils hosted their much anticipated IPC Exhibition. This event brought together all of the children from Year 1 to Year 6, all of whom are currently studying IPC units linked to the human body. Parents were invited to shared the children’s learning and to see the progression through the different mileposts. […]

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7

Feb

U12 County Hockey Champions 7th February, 2024

Our U12A girls played in the three-way County Hockey Tournament on a blustery evening in Norton on Monday. The first match for the girls was against Red House School. THS started the game brightly and put Red House under constant pressure with some high pressing from Betsy, Evie, Flo and Tinashe. Despite this, the girls […]

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6

Feb

Sporting Tea-Time Talk with Dr Stacey Emmonds 6th February, 2024

We are delighted to invite you to an exciting sporting Tea-Time Talk with Dr Stacey Emmonds on Wednesday 13 March, 4.15pm-5.15pm. This event will take place in the Dining Hall and refreshments will be provided. Dr Stacey Emmonds is an Associate Professor in Sports Performance at Leeds Beckett University. She completed her studies in America […]

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Feb

Head’s Blog – February 2024 2nd February, 2024

Pupils have been showing their strengths both in and out of the classroom in recent weeks. Firstly, it has been great to see a number of notable sporting victories for our team. Our U12A Netball team played exceptionally well against Carmel College, coming away with a 28-3 victory. The U12 Mixed Hockey team worked extremely […]

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23

Jan

Ripon Cathedral Concert with St Cecilia Orchestra 23rd January, 2024

Our singers had an especially busy weekend!  Not only were they rehearsing during Open Day, but on both Friday and Saturday in Ripon Cathedral as part of the preparations for the Magic of Music concert with St Cecilia Orchestra, conducted by Xenophon Kelsey, MBE. The invitation to perform came from John Forsyth, MBE, whom I […]

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Jan

Head’s blog – January 2024 19th January, 2024

A warm welcome to parents and pupils reading our first newsletter of 2024 and also to those catching up with our news and events at their visit to our final Open Day of the academic year.  I am delighted you have taken the time to come along and learn more about what our school has […]

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17

Jan

Ski Trip Review – December 2023 17th January, 2024

In the week leading up to the Christmas holiday, 40 students and 5 members of staff travelled to Sauze d’Oulx, north west Italy, for the much-anticipated THS ski trip. Leaving just after lunchtime on Sunday 17 December, our coach journey from Teesside High to Manchester Airport and evening flight to Milan was long but stress-free. […]

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Jan

Nursery Stay and Play – Thursday 15 February 15th January, 2024

If you are interested in finding out more about our wonderful Nursery, we warmly invite you to join us for a special Bring a Loved One to Forest School Stay and Play event. This event will take place in our Forest School on Thursday 15 February, 1.45am-3.00am, for current and prospective Nursery pupils (aged 2+) […]

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Jan

Careers Convention – Wednesday 31 January 4th January, 2024

We are delighted to invite pupils in Years 9-12 to our annual Careers Convention which will take place on Wednesday 31 January, 6.00pm-8.00pm. Now in its 18th year, Teesside High School’s Careers Convention is an informative event which attracts over 40 universities, training providers and local businesses in order to provide up-to-date careers advice and […]

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