TGS Homeless Period Project

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By Head Students Maddy McLure and Penny Meek As the first ever all female Head Student team, we decided to embark on a slightly unusual charity adventure this year: the Homeless Period Project. Fifty thousand women are living on the streets nationwide without access to sanitary items. Periods are the number one reason girls in […]

We Will Remember

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Tadcaster Grammar School held its own Service of Remembrance with two minutes’ silence and The Last Post. Headteacher Martyn Sibley welcomed all those present saying: “We come here, as every year, to remember those who have given their lives for our country”. Mr Sibley read a poignant letter from a father to his son taken […]

World’s Biggest Life-Saving Lesson

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Restart A Heart Day 2017 – back from left to right – Rosemary Temple (Tadcaster Community First Responder), Ian Kendall (Community and Commercial Education Team), Julian Hall (Tadcaster Community First Responder), Fiona Steed (Tockwith Community First Responder) and Natalie Coulton (Technician Ambulance Service). Front from left to right – Year 8 students Annie Knipe, Jenny […]

TGS Seeks Former Students to Inspire New

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TGS First Cricket XI 1957: Back—Mr Cook, R Hall (scorer), Routledge, Carr, Bradley, Swift, Wilstrop, Headmaster Middle—Webster, Walker, Ralph, Fim, Gilpin, Wallis Front—Vatts, Rollinson Tadcaster Grammar School is seeking former students who can inspire the current generation to academic success and career confidence. TGS is one of 900 state secondary schools and colleges across Britain […]

A Level and GCSE Results

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GCSE This has been an extremely successful year for Year 11 students at Tadcaster Grammar School. They have certainly risen to the challenge of the new GCSEs in English and Maths, where achievements are measured using the new 9-1 grading system. Eighty per cent of students gained a grade 4 or higher in Maths and […]

Whole School Celebration Evening

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It was a night of celebration, as Tadcaster Grammar School recognised the outstanding achievements of its young people. Students were presented with numerous certificates and shields at the Whole School Celebration Evening, a time to reflect on a successful academic year and recognise hard work, progress and effort. Headteacher Martyn Sibley welcomed members of staff, […]

Class of 2017

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Tractors and sports cars stole the limelight, as Year 11 students from Tadcaster Grammar School arrived for their Prom. Out went stretch limousines and double decker buses, as students favoured open top sports cars to arrive in style. Tractors were also a popular mode of transport this year, with three arriving on site and one […]

Crime and Safety Awareness Day with Prison Me! No Way!

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Year 9 students gained an insight into a world of crime and safety with Prison Me! No Way! Going to jail, learning about harassment and sexual exploitation, arson, life in prison, death by dangerous driving and acting out a scene of ant-social behaviour in Confrontation Street was all part of the Crime and Safety Awareness […]

Breaking With Tradition

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In a break with tradition, students at Tadcaster Grammar School have voted for two girls to lead the school forward as their new Head Students. Madeleine McLure and Penelope Meek, both Year 12 students, were voted by their peers to take up their positions for the next academic year, roles usually taken by a Head […]