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Ideas matter!

Ideas matter!

Sixth Form students make an impression at staff Away Day We have a tradition at ELSS of inviting students to speak to staff at the summer Staff Away Day. At this year’s staff event, Wasmaa Nordeen and Jane Kidza, gave presentations on the ‘The History of the Discovery...

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The ELSS Sixth Form Mathematics Scholarship Exam 2021

The ELSS Sixth Form Mathematics Scholarship Exam 2021

This week we launched our Sixth Form Mathematics Scholarship Exam.  We were so pleased to see so many students from ELSS and from schools across East London turning up to take the exam. ELSS Sixth Form is very keen to promote excellence in Mathematics as we believe a...

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Year 11 Study Buddies

Year 11 Study Buddies

Year 11 students have been providing mentoring support to younger pupils, as part of a project called ‘Study Buddies’ devised and organised by Ms Lexie, from Learning Support. “The idea is to link up younger and older pupils for mutual benefit. Older pupils gain...

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ELSS teacher completes heroic 100 mile race

ELSS teacher completes heroic 100 mile race

On Saturday 12th June, Mr Anderson, our Head of Classics, competed in a 100 mile race across the South Downs. Despite running in 25 degree heat, he managed that huge distance in 18 hours 48 minutes, finishing in 15th place. Staff and pupils enjoyed tracking his...

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Year 11 Nuclear Mud Race

Year 11 Nuclear Mud Race

Year 11 pupils had a fantastic day out at the Nuclear Mud Race in Brentwood this week. As you'll see from the photos, both pupils and teachers got into a bit of a wet and muddy mess, but great fun was had. On Monday, starting 8.30am, Year 11 will be spending the day...

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Statement from Kevin Hinde (Chair of Governors)

Dear Parents and Guardians, I would like to introduce myself as the new Chair of Governing Board of the East London Science School Trust. The outgoing Chair, Adam Atashzai, has left the Trust having been a governor for four years and Chair for two. The Board would...

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Morgan Stanley help bridge ‘digital divide’

Morgan Stanley help bridge ‘digital divide’

We are extremely grateful to City finance group Morgan Stanley who have very generously donated 30 high-spec laptops to ELSS for use by our pupils. Morgan Stanley have been long-term valuable partners and over the last few years employees have run classes and...

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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. ...

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Teacher Spotlight: Ms Shefford

Teacher Spotlight: Ms Shefford

We are delighted to welcome English teacher Becky Shefford, who joined us at the beginning of the academic year. We asked her to tell us a little about herself.  "I studied English and History at Exeter University and am deeply interested in how literature and...

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Teacher spotlight: Mr Kasisari

Teacher spotlight: Mr Kasisari

Mathematics teacher We are delighted to introduce Ibrahim Kasisari, who joined the Maths Department in September.  We asked him to tell us a little about himself. "I studied Mathematics at King’s College London, where I had the opportunity to study a range of modules...

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