Tanzania Update #1

On 11 June, five of our Year 12s set off for an amazing adventure. Here is the first update courtesy of Hannah: Jambo from Tanzania. We all arrived safely after 24 hours of travel from Eltham to Heathrow to Addis Ababa then to Kilimanjaro airport and finally Arusha, where we will…

Blackheath Halls Performance

Performing with the choir in the Blackheath Halls was an amazing experience! Loads of people came to watch, giving us a chance to show them the songs that we worked so hard to learn. We left school at 11am and travelled to Blackheath on the train. Once we were at…

Beginners to Professionals

Eltham Hill School's Year 10 GCSE PE class successfully completed their Kayaking assessment at Southmere Boating Centre in Thamesmead. The students transformed from beginners to professionals over the two day intensive course in basic skills and paddling. Just ask the girls how to perform a stern rudder or sculling now!…

Physical Computing at Goldsmiths University

A group of our Year 9 Computer Scientists had the opportunity to visit the renowned Goldsmiths University to attend a practical session with their Computer Science department. After a quick tour of the tour of the University grounds the students headed up to a computer lab for the lesson with…

Eltham Hill Students Design Monument

Roxana and Cindy (Year 7) recently won a competition to design a Buddy Bear – a new town monument for Greenwich. The Buddy Bear now stands tall in Woolwich and was a gift from the Mayor of Reinickendorf, Herr Frank Balzer. Reinickendorf is twinned with Greenwich and the gift marked…

Students Create a Musical Journey

As part of the Stagesong Programme, students from Year 9 composed their own songs. A professional composer came into the school and delivered 6 workshops in which students composed their own piece of musical theatre, coming up with the story and music themselves. A selection of their songs were showcased at…

Sleepover 2016

Year 7 girls were treated to a night of activities and fun all while raising money for a good cause. A Thousand Schools for A Thousand Girls helps to put under-privileged girls in schools – giving them an education and thus a greater chance in life. The event took place…

Ophelia, Jekyll and Hyde

The Theatre Studies department were lucky to go on two trips recently. The first trip, with students from the German Department, was to the Royal Court to see ‘Ophelias Zimmer’. The production was in German but with English subtitles for those less familiar with the language. By Katie Mitchell, Alice…

Rounders Results

Last week was a busy one for Rounders. Congratulations to the Year 8 A team who beat Blackheath High School 14-10 in their Rounders fixture at home. Player of the match: Arena Queen. The Eltham Hill B team narrowly missed out on a win, losing 12 1/2 to 11 to…

IB Celebrations

On Friday 20th May, to celebrate the end of the International Baccalaureate course we had a celebratory afternoon tea on the roof of the main building. It was a fantastic opportunity to mark the end of two years of very hard work by the IB students. Anxhelona Begollari, Tamara Mitchell, Grace Shangobiyi, Dione…