Sixth form admissions policy

Sixth Form Admissions Policy Vision and expectations The ELSS Sixth Form will provide students from all backgrounds the opportunity to study a choice of four academic qualifications, taught by experienced subject-specialist staff, providing them the opportunity to...

Uniform and appearance policy

Aim At East London Science School our aim is that all pupils will be proud of our smart, distinctive uniform. Objectives Our policy on school uniform is based on the idea that school uniform: promotes a sense of pride in the school; engenders a sense of community and...

Charging and remissions policy

Introduction The School Governing Body is committed to the general principle of free education for students. The Governing Body recognises the valuable contribution that the wide range of additional activities, including clubs, out-of-School trips, residential and...

Complaints policy

Introduction Parents / carers and East London Science School (ELSS) are partners in Education. The support and cooperation of parents / carers is vital if we are to establish and maintain high standards of work, behaviour and dress. Staff seek to provide a service to...

Anti-bullying policy

Introduction We value the happiness and wellbeing of every member of our community at the East London Science School including teachers, support staff, volunteers and pupils. We expect everyone in the community to treat each other with courtesy and respect. We expect...

Attendance policy

Importance of attendance at ELSS Since ELSS has at its core a rigorous knowledge-led curriculum, high attendance is vital for academic success. Children who attend school regularly are nearly four times more likely to achieve five or more good GCSEs than those who are...