Oxbridge Interview Preparation

Visiting the Jewish Free School's Oxbridge Interview Preparation Day was an incredibly gruelling experience. It highlighted to me that the most important part of an interview is showing your potential for interest in your prospective field, not knowledge of it. If you happen to acquire accompanying knowledge, of course, that…

Discover Risk

Discover risk is a game designed by the Chartered Insurance Institute (CII) to promote a greater understanding of the Insurance industry and outline routes into a career in insurance. Students were divided into 3 groups and they competed in their groups to consider some potential insurance risks and learn how…

‘Edith Piaf and Pains au Chocolat’

The MFL Department took fourteen Sixth Formers studying French to a French Patisserie in Ladywell Village, situated in South-East London. Students were welcomed by friendly staff, who encouraged them to practise their linguistic skills as much as possible while ordering their food. The students enjoyed a variety of croissants, pains…

The Women’s Library collection

The Year 13 historians visited LSE Library and met with Eleanor Paine. Eleanor is a custodian of the Women’s Library collection at the LSE. This collection has been housed at the LSE since 2013. For our coursework we are carrying out a historical investigation into the impact suffragist militant tactics…

School Council Conference

School Council representatives met together for the first time this year at the School Council Conference. Dressed in business wear, the entire School Council from Year 7 to Sixth Form, were ready to take on and develop new ideas to improve Eltham Hill School. The day began with a welcome…

City Year UK

City Year UK is an organisation where volunteers support pupils from disadvantaged communities to enjoy and succeed at school. They came to speak to our Post 16 students interested in taking a gap year. Miss Burch, psychology teacher at Eltham Hill, was a volunteer after graduating and wrote about her…

Yerma and Imogen

The Drama department recently took students to see two critically acclaimed theatre performances. Yerma We were lucky enough to get tickets to this year's must see production 'Yerma' at the Young Vic starring Billie Piper. We rubbed shoulders with a star-studded audience to see this visceral production. There were very few…

Eltham Hill Offers New Opportunity for Students

Eltham Hill School is proud to officially announce the International Baccalaureate Career-Related Programme. The IBCP enhances our BTEC options allowing students to engage in a career-related education that still has a strong academic focus. The qualification is well regarded by both universities and employers. We are the only school in…

Celebration of Achievement 2016

The Celebration of Achievement, Eltham Hill’s annual award ceremony, highlighted students’ excellence and success for the last academic year. Our guest speaker was former student, Baroness Noakes. Baroness Noakes recounted her early days at Eltham Hill in the 1960s and how through hard-work, luck and sheer determination she managed to…

Baden Baden

The Languages Department took a group of Sixth Formers, studying French, to the French Institute. Part of the Ciné Lumière programme was the very special screening of “Baden Baden”, by French director Rachel Lang, featuring the amazing actress Salomé Richard. French cinema has a rich history going all the way…