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 […]
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 […]
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.
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 […]
After we arrived in New York, the first evening we were there we went on ‘The Ride’. This is a double decker bus that has 3 rows of tiered seats facing sideways out of one side of the bus which is made completely of glass. Along the tour around New York there are actors that […]
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 […]
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 […]
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 […]