Adventuring Up Ben Nevis

Our journey with the Mark Evison Foundation has been both fascinating and challenging. Following a presentation at Eltham Hill School by Margaret Evison about the Foundation, we excitedly began researching and thinking of challenges that we wanted to do and eventually decided on “Trek up Ben Nevis, Highest Mountain in…

Tanzania Update #2

Day twelve and we're still going. We got to the safari and set off with Emmanuel, the ranger, within five minutes we saw a herd of Zebra's which Ms Mand was destined to comment on, "Look it's a Zebra crossing". Next, we saw elephants in the background and the excitement…

Year 7 Talent Show

Year 12 students collaborated to organise a Year 7 Talent Show to fundraise for the Mark Evison Foundation. They successfully raised over £200 from the event. This was a very exciting event for year 7 as it was an amazing evening for them to show off their talents amongst their…

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…

A Strange Experiment

Mary Ainsworth, a leading psychologist, conducted a very strange experiment- well for a baby at least! Ms Scott, the humanities teacher, volunteered herself and her newborn, William, so that Year 12 psychology students could observe how a baby reacts to its environment. The students were looking out for factors like…

Trip to the Wellcome Collection

On March 17th, Health and Social Care Year 12 and 13 students spent the day at the Wellcome Collection in Euston. The main purpose of the trip was to expand the students' knowledge of Health Promotion and Health Education and to help them collect data for their Unit 20 coursework. The…

Global Investment Asset Management Firm Live Chat

We had the opportunity of Live Chatting to young employees of Schroders (a world wide investment firm, who manage over £324.9 billion for their clients). The aim was to understand and find out about the year long paid work experience they offer for school leavers and to get more information…

The Caretaker at the Old Vic

Some of our year 12 and year 11 students went to see The Caretaker at the Old Vic Theatre. It was their first time watching a Harold Pinter play. The play is a tragicomedy between three men, a caretaker, his brother and a tramp. Starring Timothy Spall, Daniel Mays and George Mckay,…

UCAS fair provides a clear vision

On 18th April 2016, a UCAS fair was held at the Excel Centre, London for students at college and sixth form to visit in order to scope out their future. The fair itself was unbelievably big, consisting of a range of stalls with potential universities, business and apprenticeship opportunities and financial…

A taste of life after school

Two of our Year 12 students took part in the Inspireme week. Inspireme was a great opportunity for the students to experience real life business and the world surrounding it. The Inspireme experience began with an induction at a business centre. The students were then given their placements. The students…
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