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What's happening in Eko schools


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Sharing the knowledge to improve Peterborough’s schools

Eko have been working with improving schools outside the borough, read about it here.

We also got a mention in the Newham newsletter - you can download it from here.



Earlham primary

Award winning author shares the art of teaching poetry

Former children’s laureate Michael Rosen has been working with teaching staff across the Eko Trust to help them to support children to improve their reading and writing of both poetry and prose.

More than 50 teaching staff from the four primaries attended his workshop at Earlham Primary, which looked at new ways to share poems, developed ideas for creating 'poetry-friendly classrooms' and explored new ideas for writing poems. Find out more here.



Eleanor Smith all-through school

Eleanor Smith School is developing a new secondary site in East Ham, which will be a brand new high tech building, providing specialist provision for children and young people with social, emotional, behavioural and mental health (SEMH) needs. Find out more here.


Gainsborough primary

Greener transport link makes Newham pupils "wheelie" happy

​​Children from Gainsborough Primary School in West Ham took to two wheels to celebrate the opening of Quietway 22 – one of the specially designed pathways developed across London to increase walking and cycling.

Councillor Rachel Tripp, joined the pupils from Gainsborough Primary for a celebratory pedal, along with London’s Walking and Cycling Commissioner, Will Norman from TfL. Find out more here.



Kaizen primary

Happy-Centred School Project

​​Kaizen are now into theirr second year of the Happy-Centred School Project! Each year, they will spend time on the following 5 core themes: Positive Relationships; Confidence; Coping Skills; Support; and Achievement and Success. Currently, the children across the whole school are learning about Confidence, focusing on ways in which they can build their and others’ confidence and self-esteem through weekly lessons. Find out more here.