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Morgan Stanley help bridge ‘digital divide’

Morgan Stanley help bridge ‘digital divide’

We are extremely grateful to City finance group Morgan Stanley who have very generously donated 30 high-spec laptops to ELSS for use by our pupils. Morgan Stanley have been long-term valuable partners and over the last few years employees have run classes and...

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Outstanding Classics essay from Year 10 pupil

Outstanding Classics essay from Year 10 pupil

One of our year 10 students, Variaam Tratt, has just submitted this outstanding Classics essay for a national competition. The essay explores whether the lives of women in the ancient world can truly be explored and understood through reading Classical literature. ...

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Teacher Spotlight: Ms Shefford

Teacher Spotlight: Ms Shefford

We are delighted to welcome English teacher Becky Shefford, who joined us at the beginning of the academic year. We asked her to tell us a little about herself.  "I studied English and History at Exeter University and am deeply interested in how literature and...

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Teacher spotlight: Mr Kasisari

Teacher spotlight: Mr Kasisari

Mathematics teacher We are delighted to introduce Ibrahim Kasisari, who joined the Maths Department in September.  We asked him to tell us a little about himself. "I studied Mathematics at King’s College London, where I had the opportunity to study a range of modules...

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Teacher Spotlight: Clement Owusu

Teacher Spotlight: Clement Owusu

Geography teacher We are delighted to introduce multi talented Mr Owusu, who joined the Geography Department in at the start of last term. He's quickly proved popular with both pupils and staff, and when he's not teaching geography he's running an afternoon dance...

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Chemistry teacher

Salary: ELSS pay scale equivalent to UQ/MPS/UPS Contract type: Full time / part time, maternity cover Contract term: Fixed term Apply by: 18 December 2020 To stand on the shoulders of giants ​Just Teach! It sounds simple, but not everyone can do it. East London...

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Form Receptionist/Administration Assistant

Salary: GBP £24,184 - £24,779 per year(ELSS Support Staff Pay Scale 14)​ Contract type: Full time Contract term: Permanent Start Date: 4th January 2021To stand on the shoulders of giants East London Science School is an intellectually ambitious and oversubscribed...

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Ianis’ crowning achievement

Ianis’ crowning achievement

We were very pleased to learn that one of our Year 8 pupils, 12 year-old Ianis Patriche plays a character in the hit Netflix TV drama The Crown. The series, which follows the story of the British Royal family during the 20th Century, has been a transatlantic smash,...

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Teacher Spotlight: Mr Alves

Teacher Spotlight: Mr Alves

We are delighted to introduce our new Head of Art, photographer and artist Fagner Alves, who joined ELSS us at the start of this academic year. We invited Mr Alves to tell us a little about his background and what pupils have been learning so far this year.“​This...

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Academic Learning Support Assistant

Salary: ELSS Support Staff pay scale, dependent on experience and skills Contract term: Permanent Start Date: ASAP To stand on the shoulders of giants East London Science School is an aspirational and forward thinking free school which opened in September 2013. ELSS...

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