School News

Staff Spotlight: Ms Ahoune – Head of French

Julia Ahoune joined our Language Department, as the Head of French, in January 2019. "I was born in Ivory Coast but was raised in France" she explains, "I attended a  boarding Catholic school and a business school in Lyon before moving to England to further my...

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Choosing Knowledge 2019: Just Teach

Choosing Knowledge 2019: Just Teach; the fourth annual education conference organised by East London Science School took place on Friday 29 March at The Building Centre in Fitzrovia WC1E. The conference is an opportunity for ELSS staff and interested members of the...

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Homer’s Iliad in 12 different languages

On a chilly spring March morning last week, ELSS Head of Classics Mr Anderson, and a group of enthusiastic Lower School pupils took to the open-air stage on Three Mills Green to read extracts from Homer’s Iliad - in 12  launguages including English, German, Arabic,...

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Futsal Champions of Newham

Congratulations to our Year 9 Boys Futsal team were crowned Newham Borough Futsal Champions. ELSS PE teacher Mr Stewart said “The boys were fantastic throughout the tournament and only conceded one goal in five games. They held their nerve in the final, after a 0-0...

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Choosing Knowledge 2019: Just Teach

Friday 29 March 10am-4.30pm | Venue: Building Centre, 26 Store St, Fitzrovia, London WC1E 7BTThe fourth annual Choosing Knowledge conference is being held at the Building Centre in central London, and will look at the role of the teacher, throughout history to...

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Staff Spotlight: Mr Ansell

Congratulations to ELSS PE Coach Mr Tony Ansell, who is celebrating 50 years of loyal membership and service to a local East London swimming club this year. He joined the Bethnal Green ‘Sharks’ Swimming Club in 1969, a few years after the York Hall Baths opened in Old...

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Year 8 charity cake bake

Congratulations to Year 8 pupils Leilani, Fifi, Kerisha ,Kanu, Hamirat and La’karla, who organised a charity bake sale last week, raising a whopping £204.40 for The Trussell Trust Food bank at St Mark's Church. Pupils persuaded businesses, including JD Sports, Nandos...

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Girls rugby winners

Congratulations to our girls rugby team who won the Under 13s Newham Rugby competition and will go on the represent Newham at the uppcoming London Youth Games in March. The girls won both of their matches, 3 tries to 0 against Eastlea School and Forest Gate School. ...

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Whole School Lecture

Friday 15th February 2019 we are holding our 6th Annual Whole School Lecture, this year at the prestigious Royal Geographical Society in South Kensington. This is a real highlight of the academic year at ELSS and we are delighted to be welcoming not just one but two...

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Parent and Teacher coffee mornings

Please join us for our next Parent-Teacher coffee morning which is on Wednesday 13th February from 10-11am. We are meeting at the House Mill Cafe, opposite the front entrance of our Clock Mill building. As usual, coffee, tea and biscuits are on us. We look forward to...

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New Scientist Live is excited to announce @elss_freeschool as a 2019 exhibitor. Check out our other exhibitors here

@mrmarktaylor13 gave a clear introduction to ‘Emile or On Education’ and argued that we have to understand Rousseau even if we disagree with him. Mark was speaking at today’s 2nd Annual Education Studies Conference. @DerbyUni @EdStudiesDerby @DerbyUniEd @elss_freeschool

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