Students learn Life Saving Skills

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The Year 10 Child Development group are currently looking at child safety in their lessons. A large part of this is to understand common childhood accidents and injuries, and how to deal with these incidents. Mini First Aid were called in to help the students . The course covered how to provide first aid for […]

WWI Memorial Found Among Scrap Metal

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A First World War memorial plaque, known as a ‘Death Penny’, was originally discovered back in the Sixties among scrap metal bought by dealer Tommy Stronach, based in Selby. His son Jack Stronach had no idea what it was until visiting the York Castle Museum many years later. It turned out to be one of […]

U16 Yorkshire Cup Winners

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Nine of our Year 11 students were among a successful squad of players at Wetherby Rugby Club who won the U16 Yorkshire Cup, beating the reigning champions 34 – 7! The squad’s coach Tom Acland said “The U16 age range is certainly the toughest of the competitions to win. The squad have become the most […]

Talented Young Musicians Recognised

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20 year 8 pupils at Tadcaster Grammar School have successfully passed their Associated Board of the Royal Schools of Music grade 1 theory exam. Students were taught and entered for the exam by the Faculty Leader for Performing Arts Samantha Buckley who said she is “so proud of these excellent results which include 8 distinctions. […]

Former Student Flies In

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Lieutenant Luke Wraith certainly made an impression when he piloted his own helicopter and landed at Tadcaster Grammar School. The former student contacted the school to say that he and his team were in the local area based at Linton-On-Ouse for a time and he would love to return to his roots and speak to […]

‘And They All Sang’ And More!

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The annual Community Christmas Service held at St Mary’s Church in Tadcaster and hosted by students from Tadcaster Grammar School, was the best ever and worthy of note. ‘And They All Sang’ was a festive celebration not just through song. Students excelled themselves through their singing, drama, the playing of instruments and much more. Several […]

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 […]