School News

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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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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Staff Spotlight: Ms Toner, Art Teacher

Ms Toner joined our Art Department in January and is based at our Clock Mill site, teaching Lower School. Orla was born in Belfast and attended Grammar school there before moving to England to study Fashion Promotion and Imaging at the University of the Arts in Epsom....

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Weekly kickboxing group

ELSS now runs a successful weekly kickboxing group, in partnership with Paragon Gym in Shoreditch. The project was started by Mr O'Donnell, Head of our Inclusion Unit. “We work pupils hard in the Unit, and we really drill down on their core subjects of English and...

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Parent and Teacher Coffee Morning

Please join us for our next Parent and Teacher Coffee meet-up, on Wednesday 16th Janaury from 10am to 11am. We are meeting at the House Mill Cafe, directly opposite the front entrance of our Clock Mill building (black door - ring the bell if the door is...

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Staff Spotlight: Mr Joseph

Why do we have such great Rugby provision for boys and girls at ELSS? Perhaps because our rugby coach is also the coach for the Nigerian national team. Joe Mbu, or Mr Joseph, as he's known to pupils, is a former London Broncos player, has plenty of high...

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Aeneid and Augustus: Year 11 and 12 Classics lectures

The ascent to power of Roman Emperor Augustus and Virgil’s epic poem Aeneid were the subject of two Year 11 and 12 lectures given by eminent visiting speakers from Kings College earlier this weekProfessor William Fitzgerald began the event by talking about...

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The Wharf newspaper talks to the Principal

The latest issue of The Wharf newspaper features a four-page spread on East London Science School, including a full interview with Principal Mr Perks.Earlier this month, we were delighted to welcome Wharf Editor Jon Massey and a staff photographer to spend...

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A wonderful time at the @V_and_A Video Game Exhibition #DesignPlayDisrupt with #ComputerScience students from Years 8 to 10 with @elss_freeschool and @VivitaSequeira

From Outer Space to Cyber Space - a very enriching last day of term with 2 inspiring lectures @RGS_IBG followed by an interesting video game exhibition with @elss_freeschool @elsscomputing students

Some end of HT3 stats from the IU:
- every pupil has made an improvement of at least 20% in Maths
- all pupils improved in Biology, Chemistry and Physics
- scores of over 50% in subjects such as Latin, PE & Geography
- three pupils returning to mainstream in HT4

Absolutely fascinating talk by Prof. Carl Murray @PhysicsatQM @QMUL on, among other things, Saturn’s multiplying moons @elss_freeschool whole school lecture @RGS_IBG

At the @RGS_IBG for @elss_freeschool whole school lecture. An inspiring lecture by @PlanetaryColin describing the landscapes and geology of Mars.

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