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Sixth Form Open Evening

Sixth Form Open Evening

Thursday 8th November 5 - 8pmWe warmly welcome pupils and parents to our Open Evening at our brand new Sixth Form centre. We are accepting applications now for entry into the Sixth Form in September 2019. Applications can be made online via our website or...

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Year 8 pupils interview GB Hockey stars

Year 8 pupils interview GB Hockey stars

East London Science School and GB Hockey are developing a  very ‘special relationship’ it seems. And we are very happy about that. Shortly before the summer break, we went along to a GB Women’s training session and got to meet players, including Captain...

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Dame Mary Archer at ELSS

Dame Mary Archer at ELSS

Last week the school proud to welcome a very well known guest, when Dame Mary Archer, took time out from her role as and Chair of the Board of Trustees at the Science Museum to present an inspiring lecture to pupils about her life and career in science....

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Year 7 ‘Sent to the Tower’

Year 7 ‘Sent to the Tower’

or so goes the famous saying. But Year 7 weren't at one of the city's most famous landmarks, the Tower of London, to be punished, as in days of old, but as their first taste of our school's unique, weekly Enrichment programme. We are very proud of our Enrichment,...

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Staff Spotlight: Miss Pavey – Head of Year 7

Staff Spotlight: Miss Pavey – Head of Year 7

Meet our new Head of Year 7, Abigail Pavey. Miss Pavey joined ELSS last year, teaching Sport and History, and quickly established herself as a valued and popular member of team, both with staff and pupils. She studied Physical Education at the University...

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Upcoming posts

We are currently recruiting posts for this year. These are mainly concerned with helping establish the team to build our sixth form, which will open in September 2018. If you are looking for a post that will challenge you to rethink your ideas about teaching and...

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Back to School

Back to School

Dear Parents Good morning! School start dates for 2018-19 are staggered. Year 7 start on Wednesday 5th September doors open at 8:00 am and close at 8:30 am. Don't be late! Any uniform problems will be addressed once your child arrives. Year 8 start on Thursday 6th...

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Year 11 GCSE Art and Photography exhibition

Year 11 GCSE Art and Photography exhibition

Much of the stunning Year 11 GCSE Art and Photography exam work has been on display at a local gallery for the past two weeks. Parents and members of the public got the chance to view the exhibition at the Historic House Mill Gallery. We would like to...

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Pupils make a splash at BAR Roadshow

Pupils make a splash at BAR Roadshow

Pupils tried their hand at sailing and kayaking last week at the BAR Roadshow, a science, technology and watersports event, organised by the 1851 Trust and aimed at involving children in science and sports technology. As well as getting a little wet,...

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Enrichment Fortnight: IWM Duxford

Enrichment Fortnight: IWM Duxford

Day Five of Enrichment Fortnight and Year 7 spent the day at the Imperial War Museum Duxford, touring and learning about some of the most famous and extraordinary war planes of the C20th. They saw Spitfires and Messerschmitts. They saw the world's fastest...

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