East London Science School

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The unexamined life is not worth living

Early December 2018, ELSS Vice Principal, Mr Taylor took a group of pupils to the University of Winchester as part of our Great Books programme. Pupils attended two specially-designed seminars on the trial of Socrates in Plato’s Apology. This was a text...

Student Teacher Spotlight

We are take very seriously our work with young teachers and  have helped kickstart the careers of many trainees (PGCE and NQT) equiping them with valuable experience. As our Principal Mr Perks explained in an interview with the Wharf newspaper “I’m proud...

Staff Spotlight: Mr McPherson

Neil McPherson joined ELSS in November as our new Lead in Music. Mr McPherson has a track record of raising Music Department profiles, as well as achieving impressive examination results at all key stages. “On stepping through the doors of ELSS for the...

“Oxford is a place I have dreamed of…”

A group of  Year 9 pupils were in Oxford this week on a visit which took in one of the country’s most advanced science research institutes. Oxford University Material Sciences Department is at the cutting edge of research, helping to bring science and...