Bonjour St Chely d’Apcher

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On Tuesday 19th we were lucky enough to host some special visitors to Tadcaster Grammar School who had come all the way from France! The students and teachers of St. Chely d’Apcher, Tadcaster’s twinned town, were welcomed by the Year 11s, 12s and 13s who are currently studying French at GCSE or A-Level, most of […]

Practical-Based Learning

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Teaching students with disabilities is highly underrated. In fact, colleagues and I often brag that our students are the coolest kids in school, a sort of ‘best kept secret’ of the trade (except we’ve been shouting it from the rooftops for a while). Here at TGS we have a fantastic group of staff who work […]

My DofE Journey

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by David Aspinall My involvement with the Duke of Edinburgh award began in the early 80’s when as part of the civilian instructor team at 2434 Squadron ATC at Church Fenton and we were looking at bringing in other activities for the cadets to take part in. It really took off in 2008 as a […]

Lessons From Auschwitz

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By Katie Bohl and Jamie Rainton Two sixth form students from TGS were given the opportunity to take part in the Lessons from Auschwitz programme, this involved attending seminars and visiting the concentration camp for a day. Katie and Jamie were selected after submitting applications explaining why they wanted to take part in such a […]

GCSE Results Day

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This has been another extremely successful year for Year 11 students at Tadcaster Grammar School. In the new world of numerical GCSE grades, we are delighted to report that 84% achieved a grade 4 or above in English (equivalent to the old grade C or above) and 86% achieved the same benchmark for Maths. Across […]

Tadcaster Grammar School A Level Results

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This has been another extremely successful year for our Sixth Form students at Tadcaster Grammar School. We are delighted to report that more than one third of all A levels taken were graded A*-A, with almost two thirds at A*-B. We are delighted to report that these figures buck the national trend where there has […]

NQT Teacher of the Year Award

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North Yorkshire County Council has celebrated the second year of its Teaching Awards scheme, which recognises school staff who inspire and make a real difference to the lives of North Yorkshire’s children and young people. The aim is to celebrate good practice as well as raising the profile of teaching and to improve the esteem […]