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...
How work experience helped me

How work experience helped me

Year 11 pupil Oliver Lee Purcell explains how his work placement gave him a valuable glimpse of the adult world and helped ready him for life after school and his GCSEs. In May 2017 I went on a work experience placement at Sainsbury’s Online Fulfilment Centre, a large...
Staff spotlight: Jonathan Dingsdale – Head of Astronomy

Staff spotlight: Jonathan Dingsdale – Head of Astronomy

Jonathan Dingsdale joined ELSS last September, teaching Astronomy, Physics and Electronics GCSEs to pupils. Setting up a new subject in Astronomy and taking over teaching of Electronics has proved a challenging but rewarding experience. As Head of Astronomy, Mr...
Year 8 in Latin reading competition

Year 8 in Latin reading competition

Congratulations to Year 8 pupils and Head of Classics, Mr Anderson, for bringing home a clutch of medals from the prestigious ‘Greek and Latin Reading Competition’ at Queens College, London. It’s the school’s first entry into the contest, so...