School News

BBC Broadcast Centre

by Jonathan Dingsdale, Physics teacher and 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...

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Art is a breeze…

Written by Danny Gardner an art and photography teacher at the East London Science School. Imagine being able to give all pupils at Key Stage 3 the opportunity to create a reductive sculpture, to use stone, wood or soap and reduce it until only...

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Cambridge University visit

Written by Gabriel Perez-Pineda - Year 9 pupil and Prefect. On the 17 January 2018, I had the incredible opportunity to visit Caius College, Cambridge University. We arrived at 11am and we were welcomed by beautiful landscapes of the river and gothic architecture. ...

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The fusion of art and science

ELSS Chemistry and Art departments are joining forces to  participate to the Copper Development Association  annual competition for UK school children, encouraging them to explore the properties of copper that make it central to daily life, and a key component of the...

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London Air Ambulance

Year 10 pupils played host to a special guest at their morning assembly this week. Dr John Chatterjee from London Air Ambulance based at the Royal Free Hospital in Whitechapel, came along to pick up a cheque for £1800 which Year 10 pupils raised during Enrichment...

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Year 10 Careers: New Year, New Possibilities?

A New Year brings with it new experiences for year 10. This academic year is about pupils taking the initiative, building new relationships with employers and getting out of school in order to develop their social and job skills, worldliness and most importantly, gain...

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Duke of Edinburgh Awards

The Duke of Edinburghs Award is the leading Youth Achievement Award in the country to date.  The Award was set up over 60 years ago and has flourished across the country.  ELSS has taken an unprecedented approach to employ a full time co-ordinator at the school to...

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"What is the educational value and role of exams for students?"

@AlexStandish9 from @IOE_London & @elss_freeschool's David Perks look at the 'place of public examinations in future school assessment' for Impact 12:

Wishing everyone a happy holiday with a bit more freedom to do what you want - see family, go outside and play sport. We are planning to bring back live sports when we return to school. Rowing and cricket!

It's so funny to me that my son Alfie is just like Sheldon from @bigbangtheory the way he acts everything lol and he just got in to the @elss_freeschool of science.

He just went through the pamphlet and is so excited to start in September 🚀

#ELSS #Science #BigBangTheory

Norman Britain and the White Tower - Year 11 History GCSE Paper 2 this morning. Feudal system - mordrum law provoked a few conversations.

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