SHINE Project: Crafting Monologues

The SHINE students have been working with playwright and screenwriter Somalia Seaton over the last two weeks to write monologues. Somalia is a British writer and actress of Jamaican and Nigerian parentage, born and raised in South-East London. She trained at East 15 Acting School on the BA(Hons) contemporary theatre…

UCAS Higher Education Exhibition

On Thursday 19th April, Year 12 attended a UCAS Higher Education exhibition at Excel Docklands. The exhibition incorporated stalls from most UK universities as well as representation from Apprenticeship organisations and alternative training programmes. The morning was very useful with lots of opportunities to ask questions about courses and to pick…

The Future of Peace

We were thrilled to present Charlotte (7L) with her certificate and prize monies for her entry in the Poster Competition for Lions International "The Future of Peace". This is what Charlotte told us: "My inspiration for my entry was that I see a lot of conflict in the world and I wanted to do…

Ski Trip to Andorra 

On Saturday 31st of March, 54 students and 8 members of staff departed Eltham Hill School at 14:30 pm heading for Andorra. We arrived in Vallnord at around 10:00 am the following day after a long and tiresome 20-hour coach journey. Shortly after, we began to make our way to…

Young Enterprise – Best Company in South East London

Congratulations to our Young Enterprise team, Bloss, who won Best Trade Stand and Best Company in the South East London Finals! Bloss impressed judges with their handmade trinket plates. Young Enterprise last one academic year, students make all the decisions about their enterprise, from deciding on the name and product…

Trip to New York

On Monday 12th February, 29 students and 6 staff departed EHS at 6.30am heading for New York! We arrived at JFK airport at 2.30pm and made our way to the hostel we were staying at on E47th Street. Over the course of the week, we participated in many different visits including,…

A Night At The Musicals

Taking part in the ‘A Night At The Musicals’ was such a fun and excellent experience. I love performing, especially musical theatre so I grab every opportunity I'm offered. I'm so privileged to go to a school where we are able to take part in so many things like this. There was…

British Science Week

There was a range of activities that students participated in for British Science Week. Year 7 had two lessons where they had to think like engineers, constructing a marble tunnel and also building a tower made out of dried spaghetti and polystyrene balls. Physics knowledge was incorporated and students learnt…

Staff Vs. Staff

On Friday 16th March the Year 8 Sports Captains organised a staff basketball match to raise money towards a new basketball kit. A number of staff participated and it was a highly competitive match! I would like to thank the staff for giving up their time to support this event.…

Eltham Hill at the London Youth Games

The Eltham Hill School Year 7 netball team recently defied the odds to qualify for the London Youth Games finals representing the Greenwich Borough. The students worked really hard to beat four other teams in the qualifying round, including two teams that they had previously lost to in league matches…