Building an electric car

Building an electric car

ELSS Pupils were at The Crystal in the Docklands this week to kick off an ambitious new project – to build their own electric car. Years 7-9 pupils met with engineers from global manufacturing giant Siemens and given some initial tasks to solve, such as how to build...
Saving the digital whales

Saving the digital whales

Year 7 pupils went deep-sea digital diving this week, with an innovative educational computer game which involves programming the movements of a great whale. Yasemin Allsop, Lecuturer in Primary Education from University College London, kindly agreed to join our...
Teacher spotlight: Ms Ubaka

Teacher spotlight: Ms Ubaka

ELSS are delighted to welcome Beatrice Ubaka to our Biology Department. Ms Ubaka comes to us with over  eight year of teaching experience. “Originally I came into Science wanting to find a cure for Sickle Cell anaemia…” she explains, ” having...
BBC Broadcast Centre visit

BBC Broadcast Centre visit

by Jonathan Dingsdale, Head of Astronomy What does the BBC have to do with Science, Technology, Engineering and Maths? As some of our Year 9 pupils found out on a visit to BBC Broadcast Centre this week, an awful lot! Pupils were treated to glimpses at future...
Worshipful Company of Goldsmith’s visit

Worshipful Company of Goldsmith’s visit

ELSS were delighted to welcome three special guests to the school in January. Tim Roberts, Robert Straker and Nick Harland from The Worshipful Company of Goldsmiths – one of London’s oldest institutions, (dating back to the Fourteenth Century) dropped by...