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 […]

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.