Star gazing for Science Week

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...
ELSS gets onboard with Eurostar

ELSS gets onboard with Eurostar

ELSS pupils and staff were taken on an exclusive tour of Eurostar’s Engineering Centre Temple Mills this week, as part of what we hope will become an ongoing partnership with the company. Senior Engineers spent much of the day with pupils, talking to them about...
Year 8 rowing at Royal Docks

Year 8 rowing at Royal Docks

Year 8 pupils from Barnard took to the water at  Royal Docks this week for the school’s weekly rowing session courtesy of London Youth Rowing and Royal Docks Adventure. Our sport timetable for the term and full weekly fixtures can be found on our sport page....
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...
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...