Tell Us

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We are excited to tell you about a new online student contact feature called TellUs, launched by outgoing Head Students Esther and Connor. TellUs is an email service where students who are not sure who to contact and who just need to reach out can email school for non-judgemental support and guidance. The service will […]

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 […]

Online Counselling Service for Students

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Welfare Leader Sam Walker a Year 12 student launched Kooth during a week of assemblies to all Year groups within the school. Kooth is a free, safe, anonymous and non-stigmatised way for young people to receive counselling, advice and support on-line. As Welfare Leader Sam wanted to bring awareness, not only to mental health issues […]

Be a Sports Journalist for a day

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Students from Year 9 and Year 10 were treated to a sports journalism workshop, led by leading sports writer on the Times and Author Rick Broadbent. Rick was originally invited to come and speak as an enrichment opportunity to inspire students who were interested in either sports or journalism (or both) and to give them […]

Teenagers and Risk-Taking Behaviour

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The staff and governors of both Tadcaster Grammar School and Sherburn High School were very saddened to hear about the tragic death of a 15 year old girl in Northallerton recently. We know this tragedy has touched the lives of students and the wider school communities at a number of schools in the area and […]

Former students invited to Buckingham Palace.

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Former student Emma Hornshaw along with six others completed her Bronze, Silver and Gold Duke of Edinburgh Awards during her time at Tadcaster Grammar School. For her Gold Award Emma had to complete the following sections: Volunteering, Physical Activity, Skills, a Residential and an Expedition. For her Volunteering Section Emma volunteered at the Leeds & […]

My Experience at the British Library

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On June 12 2019, I accompanied 11 other students on an exciting trip to the British Library in Boston Spa, Wetherby. The library was designed by St John Wilson; it was specially made to have a sturdy floor, much like a carpark, to support the spectacular weight the Library holds. Not only has the Library […]

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 […]