SHINE Students In The Spotlight!

On Friday, July 6th SHINE students went on a trip to the Royal Court Theatre in London to see their monologues performed on the stage by professional actors. They have been working with the theatre and myself to write their own monologues. It was fascinating to watch the work being…

IB Success for Eltham Hill Post 16 students

100% success for our first cohort taking the IBCP We are delighted to celebrate with our very successful first cohort of IB career-related students. Every student on the programme received their Career-Related Programme qualification. We are particularly proud of them all as they were the first students to complete this qualification at…

School Council Visits Parliament

On Thursday 5th July school council members, Connie Johnson, Jessica Wilson, Carol Prabu, Tiana Lawrence, Melsiye Kiranel and Claramae Flemming alongside Girls Unite Project leader, Lucia Gester visited Parliament to celebrate feminism in schools. The students listened to guest speakers, Vicky Foxcroft MP, Ava Berry from 50:50 campaign, and councillor…

Greenwich Schools Athletics Championships 

Congratulations to all the students who competed in the Greenwich School's Athletics Championships. There were some amazing individual performances with the following students winning their events and becoming Borough Champions: Isabel Wallace (Year 7) - 1st place 800m Nataliah New (Year 10) - 1st place 300m Peace Iraola  (Year 10) -…

National Schools Sports Week

Last week staff and students celebrated the 10th Anniversary of National Schools Sports Week.  It was a fantastic week which started with a 1-mile fun run where staff and students dressed up as their favourite sports stars. Throughout the week there were plenty of activities including Penalty/Netball shootout competitions, Rounder's tournaments and a…

Staff vs. Students: Rounders

Year 9 sports captains organised a staff versus students rounders match as their project for this term.  After great organisation and promotion, the match was played on Wednesday 27th June.  It was a thoroughly entertaining afternoon with great sportsmanship and excellent skill level shown from both students and staff.  The staff battled hard…

Carnegie Shadowing Reading Group

Participating in the Carnegie Shadowing Group was really exciting because we got to read different genres that we personally wouldn’t read. We had an amazing opportunity to get to meet other students who love reading too. Our group’s favourite book was The Hate U Give by Angie Thomas. It was…

SHINE Project and Royal Court Monologues

Eltham Hill – Shine is a series of monologues written by our students. Each monologue was developed through a 10-week project lead by Young Court where students worked with playwrights Somalia Seaton, Zella Compton, Matilda Ibini and Emma Dennis-Edwards to learn about writing for theatre. Fifteen of the students’ monologues have been made into short films to coincide with…

Greenwich Schools Netball Awards

Congratulations to all students who attended the first-ever Greenwich Schools Netball Awards evening hosted by St Paul’s Academy. Our Year 7 team were runners-up in the league. Nikki Falahatgar Etminani won the ‘Managers Player Award’. In Year 8 Emily North won the ‘Managers Player Award’. Our Year 9 team were runners-up in…

London Schools Athletics Championships

A big congratulations to Isabel Wallace and Gabrielle Clark for competing in the 800m at the London Schools Athletics Championships. Both students ran a fantastic race with Gabrielle finishing in 6th place and Isabel achieving 1st place and becoming the London Schools' Champion. Isabel has also beaten our school record…