Meet our new Year 7s

Meet our new Year 7s

Meet our new new Year 7 pupils, who joined us at the start of term. Year 7 have had a very busy and exciting start to the term. They are seen here, along with Head of Year Mr Joseph (centre), in front of the historic Albert Memorial in Kensington Gardens, where they...
Staff Spotlight: Maryam Asfar – Maths

Staff Spotlight: Maryam Asfar – Maths

Ms Asfar joined ELSS Maths Department last year soon became popular amongst both pupils and staff. He she explains how she came to be a maths teacher and about some of her other passions.  “Since Primary School I was always very ‘lively’ and loved getting...
Staff spotlight: Thomas Mummery – Languages

Staff spotlight: Thomas Mummery – Languages

Tom Mummery joined ELSS in July, 2019, and teaches across both sites, to both key stages 3 and 4. He teaches French, Spanish and Mandarin. Tom was born in Darlington in the North East of England, and moved to Newcastle aged Eighteen, where he studied French and...
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...