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Classics Trip to the British Museum­

by Mr Anderson, Head of Classics On Tuesday 14th June year 9 and 10 Classics students visited the British Museum for the second time this year. They had the opportunity to see the exhibition Feminine power: the divine to the demonic, an exploration of the role of...

It starts with Homer: Writing a Classics Curriculum

We are thrilled that Head of Classics, Mr Anderson had this excellent piece on designing a Classics curriculum published in the Classics journal Antigone. "One of the reasons I fell in love with the subject of Classics is its infinite breadth. In no other school...

Astronomy GCSE visit to the Royal Observatory

At the end of January, Astronomy teacher Mr Thavish, took our Year 10 and Year 11 Astronomers on an Enrichment study visit to the Royal Observatory at Greenwich. Pupils attended workshops run by professional astronomers and were treated to a live show at London’s only...

Jingle Bow Bells

Head of Music Mr McPherson reports on a successful Christmas concert. Below, some of our pupils share their thoughts and experiences from the night.  An oft-used phrase, but in this case most apt; indeed a statement of fact. Moreover, we went even further with the...

Careers and Personal Development events

You might expect we would be winding down in the run up to Christmas, but our Careers team, led by Careers Lead Ashleigh Willer (pictured, bottom), have been busy running a series of careers sessions throughout the school, with invited speakers from sectors including...

Meet the School Council

The School Council was set up earlier this year by Head of Upper School Ms Ubaka, “in order for pupils to have a voice and help make changes and improvements to the life of the school”. Councillors were elected by each form group and each member serves for a year....

Statement from Kevin Hinde (Chair of Governors)

Dear Parents and Guardians, As you will be aware, Mr David Perks has been away from the school for some time and he has now made the decision to leave the school on a permanent basis. Mr Perks founded the East London Science School in 2012, opening its doors to its...

Transition Day July 2021

Thanks to staff and parents for a really successful Year 6 Transition Day.  It was really good to meet you and your amazing children!  Pupils attended classes in: Computer Science, English Literature, Mathematics, Biology, Physics, Chemistry and Astronomy.  They...

Years 7 and 8 girls at the 1851 STEM Maritime Roadshow

Year 7 and 8 girls went down to Trinity House in Tower Hill for the annual STEM Crew Maritime Show, produced by the 1851 Trust. The event is designed to encourage and inspire more girls to choose careers in Science, Technology, Engineering and Mathematics (STEM). Year...

East London Science School pupils celebrate outstanding GCSE results

Congratulations to the class of 2021! East London Science School pupils are celebrating after a year of hard work and tough times and have produced some outstanding exam results. Students showed their resilience and determination and overcame the challenges of...