Physical Activity Primes the Brain for Learning.

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Your child can experience many benefits, physically, mentally and emotionally, as a direct result of their participation in some form of PE, and a higher level of participation can lead to greater rewards. Physical activity produces endorphins (chemicals in the brain) that regulate mood, pleasure, and pain. An elevated mood can contribute to an “I […]

Tad Gram Talks

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Episode 1 – January 2019 This is the first / pilot episode of the new podcast Tad Gram Talks for the school. In this episode, we cover what’s happening in school this January & discuss options, Christmas & New Year goals.

Lest we Forget

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As a school we have remembered the men and women from World War One through a series of events. Forgotten Voices WWI Commemoration Evening was held on Thursday 8th November. The concert was extremely moving with first-hand accounts from WWI and well known songs. All donations from the evening went to the Royal British Legion […]

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 […]