Sixth Form student spotlight

Sixth Form student spotlight

Sixteen year-old Jenny Spahl, from Berlin, has spent the past year studying at ELSS Sixth Form, and is about to return home to continue her education. Here she reflects on her experiences and on what she learned from her ‘year abroad’ with ELSS. We are sorry to see...
Teacher Spotlight: Mr Anderson

Teacher Spotlight: Mr Anderson

Sam Anderson joined ELSS as Head of Classics in 2017 and in that time he has overseen the expansion the department. Here, he explains a little about himself and the role of Classics at ELSS. “We now have both 6th form Latin and GCSE Ancient Greek, which is very rare...
Year 9 China cultural exchange

Year 9 China cultural exchange

In April a group of Year 9 Pupils took part in another of our Chinese cultural exchange visits. This time we were in Beijing, where pupils visited local schools, met local school students and stayed with host families. While in Beijing they visited the city’s...
“You don’t need a lot of stuff to teach” ELSS in the news

“You don’t need a lot of stuff to teach” ELSS in the news

“by the end of my tour around the school’s classrooms, homework space (there’s an hour of prep daily) and laboratories, it’s clear to me that whilst the youngsters at ELSS are encouraged to see how they are progressing in comparison with their peers, the overwhelming...
Pupils show off their musical talents

Pupils show off their musical talents

There was a full house this week in the ELSS ‘Great Hall’ for our first musical concert of the year. It was also the first concert under the leadership of Mr McPherson, who joined us as Head of Music in September 2018. Pupils varying in experience and age...