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Staff Spotlight: Ms Ahoune – Head of French

Staff Spotlight: Ms Ahoune – Head of French

Julia Ahoune joined our Language Department, as the Head of French, in January 2019. "I was born in Ivory Coast but was raised in France" she explains, "I attended a  boarding Catholic school and a business school in Lyon before moving to England to further my...

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ELSS Teacher Academy

The strength of our school is the strength of our teachers. We are seeking to develop outstanding subject specialist to develop our growing expertise in teaching all children to the highest academic standards. For that reason we are excited to be launching our...

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Choosing Knowledge 2019: Just Teach

Choosing Knowledge 2019: Just Teach

Choosing Knowledge 2019: Just Teach; the fourth annual education conference organised by East London Science School took place on Friday 29 March at The Building Centre in Fitzrovia WC1E. The conference is an opportunity for ELSS staff and interested members of the...

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Homer’s Iliad in 12 different languages

Homer’s Iliad in 12 different languages

On a chilly spring March morning last week, ELSS Head of Classics Mr Anderson, and a group of enthusiastic Lower School pupils took to the open-air stage on Three Mills Green to read extracts from Homer’s Iliad - in 12  launguages including English, German, Arabic,...

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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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