Philosophy A level

Philosophy A level ; Philosophy A level ‘The unexamined life is not worth living.’ So said Socrates, the ancient Greek philosopher condemned to death in ancient Athens for challenging the ideas of the city’s gods and morality.  In other words, he was killed for making...
Outstanding Classics essay from Year 10 pupil

Outstanding Classics essay from Year 10 pupil

One of our year 10 students, Variaam Tratt, has just submitted this outstanding Classics essay for a national competition. The essay explores whether the lives of women in the ancient world can truly be explored and understood through reading Classical literature. ...

Virtual tour

ELSS Virtual Tour 2020 Welcome to the East London Science School, a dynamic and successful secondary school in Bromley-by-Bow. We offer an un-avowedly academic education for all pupils. We believe that every child has the potential to achieve academic success. Please...
Sam Anderson

Sam Anderson

Sam Anderson Staff Governor Sam is the Head of Classics at East London Science School and a teacher of both Latin and Ancient Greek. His particular areas of interest are the Homeric poems, Classical Athenian history and the literature of Augustan Rome. He has also...
Teacher Spotlight: Mr Anderson

Teacher Spotlight: Mr Anderson

Sam Anderson joined ELSS as Head of Classics in 2017 and in that time he has overseen the expansion the department. Here, he explains a little about himself and the role of Classics at ELSS. “We now have both 6th form Latin and GCSE Ancient Greek, which is very rare...