School News

Pupils get creative with Adobe

We were delighted to welcome California software pioneers Adobe to ELSS last week. Adobe is the company behind Photoshop, Illustrator, InDesign and much of the creative software that drives publishing, illustration and the internet. Adobe consultants Scott...

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Shanghai 2018

Our ongoing China exchange programme continued this week when twenty five Year 9-10 pupils and three members of staff flew to Shanghai for a nine day visit. This programme in its second year is fast becoming an important part of the school...

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Staff spotlight: Monika Patel – Head of Physics

Monika Patel joined East London Science School in September and is now the Head of Physics. She studied a Masters in Physics at the University of Exeter and is currently working towards a Masters in Educational Leadership from The University of Bristol. Before...

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Star gazing for Science Week

Well you can't see too many stars at 2pm on a cloudy day. In fact Year 9 Astronomy students were out testing the school's latest piece of kit - a 130mm  Newtonian reflector telescope - which arrived just in time for British Science Week. Head of Astronomy...

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Dissecting British Science Week

Our Science departments organised a wide variety of experiments and activities for British Science Week. The somewhat unenviable task of dissecting a rat fell to Ms Ubaka. She explains, "I was dissecting the rat to show its anatomy layer by layer, so the...

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Morgan Stanley partnership

International corporate giant, Morgan Stanley, has signed up to work with the computer science department and will be giving additional support to pupils by getting them to consider real life technology problems. The company, which employees over 57,000 people...

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Photographic ‘Transformations’

Pupils from Years 9 and 10 have been creating some striking art in Photography class with the help of Art teacher Mr Gardner, who is also a practicing artist. Year 9 were set a project called 'Transform' - inspired by the art of John Stezaker - where they...

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Staff spotlight: Jonathan Dingsdale – Head of Astronomy

Jonathan Dingsdale joined ELSS last September, teaching Astronomy, Physics and Electronics GCSEs to pupils. Setting up a new subject in Astronomy and taking over teaching of Electronics has proved a challenging but rewarding experience. As Head of Astronomy, Mr...

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Year 8 in Latin reading competition

Congratulations to Year 8 pupils and Head of Classics, Mr Anderson, for bringing home a clutch of medals from the prestigious 'Greek and Latin Reading Competition' at Queens College, London. It's the school's first entry into the contest, so we're thrilled...

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