The unexamined life is not worth living

The unexamined life is not worth living

Early December 2018, ELSS Vice Principal, Mr Taylor took a group of pupils to the University of Winchester as part of our Great Books programme. Pupils attended two specially-designed seminars on the trial of Socrates in Plato’s Apology. This was a text that the...
Student Teacher Spotlight

Student Teacher Spotlight

We are take very seriously our work with young teachers and  have helped kickstart the careers of many trainees (PGCE and NQT) equiping them with valuable experience. As our Principal Mr Perks explained in an interview with the Wharf newspaper “I’m proud of the fact...
“Oxford is a place I have dreamed of…”

“Oxford is a place I have dreamed of…”

A group of  Year 9 pupils were in Oxford this week on a visit which took in one of the country’s most advanced science research institutes. Oxford University Material Sciences Department is at the cutting edge of research, helping to bring science and industry...
Staff Spotlight: Dr D’Aversa

Staff Spotlight: Dr D’Aversa

We are thrilled to welcome Rafael Mr D’Aversa to East London Science School team, who joined at the start of the summer term as a teacher of Ethics, Religion and A-level Philosophy. Mr Dr D’Aversa comes with an impressive pedigree. He was recently awarded a PhD in...
Duke of Edinburgh’s Awards

Duke of Edinburgh’s Awards

Congratulations to Year 9 pupils who successfully completed the Bronze stage of the Duke of Edinburgh’s Award. Pupils were presented with their certificates by Principal Mr Perks at Kingsley Hall last week. ELSS is the only school in the whole of East London...