Molly to Enter Parliament

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UK Youth Parliament provides opportunities for 11-18 year olds to use their elected voice to bring about social change through meaningful representation and campaigning. Year 10 student Molly Richardson has been elected as the Central Yorkshire representative in the National Youth Parliament. To gain this honour there was a large selection process. Firstly Molly had […]

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 […]

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 […]