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Futsal Champions of Newham

Futsal Champions of Newham

Congratulations to our Year 9 Boys Futsal team were crowned Newham Borough Futsal Champions. ELSS PE teacher Mr Stewart said “The boys were fantastic throughout the tournament and only conceded one goal in five games. They held their nerve in the final, after a 0-0...

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Choosing Knowledge 2019: Just Teach

Choosing Knowledge 2019: Just Teach

Friday 29 March 10am-4.30pm | Venue: Building Centre, 26 Store St, Fitzrovia, London WC1E 7BTThe fourth annual Choosing Knowledge conference is being held at the Building Centre in central London, and will look at the role of the teacher, throughout history to...

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Staff Spotlight: Mr Ansell

Staff Spotlight: Mr Ansell

Congratulations to ELSS PE Coach Mr Tony Ansell, who is celebrating 50 years of loyal membership and service to a local East London swimming club this year. He joined the Bethnal Green ‘Sharks’ Swimming Club in 1969, a few years after the York Hall Baths opened in Old...

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Year 8 charity cake bake

Year 8 charity cake bake

Congratulations to Year 8 pupils Leilani, Fifi, Kerisha ,Kanu, Hamirat and La’karla, who organised a charity bake sale last week, raising a whopping £204.40 for The Trussell Trust Food bank at St Mark's Church. Pupils persuaded businesses, including JD Sports, Nandos...

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Girls rugby winners

Girls rugby winners

Congratulations to our girls rugby team who won the Under 13s Newham Rugby competition and will go on the represent Newham at the uppcoming London Youth Games in March. The girls won both of their matches, 3 tries to 0 against Eastlea School and Forest Gate School. ...

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Whole School Lecture

Whole School Lecture

Friday 15th February 2019 we are holding our 6th Annual Whole School Lecture, this year at the prestigious Royal Geographical Society in South Kensington. This is a real highlight of the academic year at ELSS and we are delighted to be welcoming not just one but two...

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Parent and Teacher coffee mornings

Parent and Teacher coffee mornings

Please join us for our next Parent-Teacher coffee morning which is on Wednesday 13th February from 10-11am. We are meeting at the House Mill Cafe, opposite the front entrance of our Clock Mill building. As usual, coffee, tea and biscuits are on us. We look forward to...

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Staff Spotlight: Ms Toner, Art Teacher

Staff Spotlight: Ms Toner, Art Teacher

Ms Toner joined our Art Department in January and is based at our Clock Mill site, teaching Lower School. Orla was born in Belfast and attended Grammar school there before moving to England to study Fashion Promotion and Imaging at the University of the Arts in Epsom....

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Weekly kickboxing group

Weekly kickboxing group

ELSS now runs a successful weekly kickboxing group, in partnership with Paragon Gym in Shoreditch. The project was started by Mr O'Donnell, Head of our Inclusion Unit. “We work pupils hard in the Unit, and we really drill down on their core subjects of English and...

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Parent and Teacher Coffee Morning

Parent and Teacher Coffee Morning

Please join us for our next Parent and Teacher Coffee meet-up, on Wednesday 16th Janaury from 10am to 11am. We are meeting at the House Mill Cafe, directly opposite the front entrance of our Clock Mill building (black door - ring the bell if the door is...

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