Reading Club Question Time!

Every other week, all our intensive students have the opportunity to take part in a reading club in their elective – usually on a Friday. If you have taken part in a reading club, think about these questions: 1) How did the reading club work? 2) What was your “role” in the reading club? 3) … Read more

Visit to the Geoffrye Museum

It’s surprising what you can discover on your own doorstep and the Geffrye Museum in Shoreditch was the focus of our visit on Thursday 15th October. The museum is set in a group of 18th century almshouses located in the heart of the City and is surrounded by an series of period gardens. The format … Read more

Weekend trip to Canterbury

Last Sunday 11th October our group set off for Canterbury to visit the town and the famous Cathedral. Situated about an hour’s train ride from London there were some lovely views of the Kent countryside although the weather started to look distinctly rainy the closer we got. After arriving we walked through the famous West … Read more

Coffee and Conversation with Saffron 14/10/09

Today in coffee and conversation we concentrated on honing our ‘small talk’ skills and asking questions. As a student, you get used to answering questions but it can sometimes be difficult to ask them- an important part of any conversation! We started off in pairs taking it in turns to think of questions for a … Read more

To blog or not to blog – that is the question!

By Sarah Goodyear As you are looking at the EC London blog page, you know that we have a school blog! But do you actually know what blog means? www.dictionary.com defines the noun as “a personal web site that provides updated headlines and news articles of other sites that are of interest to the user, … Read more

Visit to the Tower of London

This is probably one of London’s most famous and iconic landmarks and we had a good turnout for our visit on 1st October. Built by the side of the Thames and with Tower Bridge in the background, the setting is superb and the historical association is strengthened by glimpses of the remaining sections of the … Read more

The Four Elements Photo Competition

A warm September Sunday afternoon, a friend’s wedding reception, and what better way to celebrate their future life together than releasing a load of Chinese Lanterns into the twilight? It was a magical moment, and as the twenty or so lanterns took off the crowd of forty friends and relatives watched them sail into the … Read more

EC Football Club

Last week was the first outing for the EC football club and I would like to thank those who came down to enjoy what was a lovely summers evening in Green Park. Although we were only a few players we still managed to have a great time and meet some local guys with whom we … Read more