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  • 28

    Nov

    The Monday Briefing: Fight From the Inside

    It’s a long term approach, and one in regards to which we must show patience. The hope is that the penny will drop for our students - it may take a lo...

  • 25

    Nov

    Visiting the London School of Economics: Y13 trip

    Patrick, our Business and Economics teacher, had come across a book called “If you are so ethical, why are you so highly paid?” by Alexander (Sandy) P...

  • 21

    Nov

    The Monday Briefing: A Human Body

    I recall very fondly my time as a Head of History at Waddesdon C of E School from 2008-2012. It was during that role, I’m sure, that I made most progr...

  • 14

    Nov

    The Monday Briefing: It's Late

    It’s perfectly normal behaviour for children to test the boundaries and push the limits.  The most important response for a parent, or teacher, who ha...

  • 07

    Nov

    The Monday Briefing: I Want It All

    With Guy Fawkes Night done, and the excruciating media-fuelled run up to Christmas now underway, it’s time to ensure that a simple message is understo...

  • 31

    Oct

    The Monday Briefing: Feelings Feelings

    As I was contemplating the many facets of my role over the half term week, I happened upon a couple of articles which drew immediate interest. One, en...

  • 18

    Oct

    Oh My Sallow Tree

    “Oh my Sallow Tree” is the title of the poem that won the National Poetry Day Competition - for the category of Key Stage 4 and 5 - launched by Bellev...

  • 17

    Oct

    The Monday Briefing: Breakthru

    I was incredibly proud to be asked to give a presentation to my colleagues at the Bellevue Education Heads Forum on Tuesday, with the focus of the day...

  • 10

    Oct

    The Monday Briefing: Gimme the Prize

    Earlier in the summer, I received a few emails which were sent to make me aware that the deadline for nominating ourselves for the ISA Awards was clos...

  • 04

    Oct

    The Monday Briefing: A Kind of Magic

    I had a conversation last week with Laura, the Vice Principal, about our assessment regime, Months Marks, at the College. Not normally one to fall ove...

  • 26

    Sep

    The Monday Briefing: Bicycle Race

    One of the best things about being Principal of a small school is the ability to truly get to know all of the students in your care. 

  • 20

    Sep

    The Monday Briefing: One Vision

    It has been a pleasure to welcome the students, both new and returning, to the College in the last fortnight, and to see such an atmosphere of excitem...

  • 12

    Sep

    The Monday Briefing: God Save the Queen

    "There are decades when nothing happens; and there are weeks when decades happen" So wrote Vladimir Lenin, when he was living in exile before the Russ...

  • 05

    Sep

    The Monday Briefing: Hang On In There

    If ever I needed a reminder of why I do what I do - and I very rarely do to reinforce why I enjoy the role so much - it came on Friday. Having only ju...

  • 30

    Aug

    The Monday Briefing: Was It All Worth It

    It’s around this time of year, following the A Level and GCSE results, when everyone involved - staff, students and parents - should collectively ask ...

  • 25

    Aug

    GCSE Results - The Future Looks Bright

    Following on from the successes of A Level results last week, GCSE students at Ealing Independent College showed their resilience, commitment and dete...

  • 22

    Aug

    The Monday Briefing: Play the Game

    Thursday - A Level results day - brought with it the usual rollercoaster of emotions.  The majority of our students came with trepidation and left wit...

  • 18

    Aug

    A Level Results 2022 - A Return to Normality

    Ealing Independent College 2022 A Level Results - Closer to Normality After the disruption of COVID on students and teachers alike, how have our stude...

  • 15

    Aug

    The Monday Briefing: Don't stop me now

    So began the very first Monday Briefing, written on the 24th August 2020 and entitled ‘A Day in The Life (of a Principal)’ in the aftermath of the cal...

  • 08

    Aug

    Options Open - GCSE Retakes

    In the article last week, we explored the extensive powers of the College in turning lives around. This week, the theme is extended to GCSEs.  At Eali...

  • 01

    Aug

    Options Open - Improving grades at A Level

    If I was asked where the College is truly at its best, where it most obviously makes a positive contribution, my answer would be a relatively straight...

  • 25

    Jul

    Options Open - Careers in Medicine, Dentistry and Vet Science

    For those students who are interested in studying Medicine, Dentistry and Veterinary Science, the hard work must start long before the UCAS deadline f...

  • 18

    Jul

    Options Open - A change could do you good

    Making a change part way through A Levels should probably be considered as one of the hardest changes which a student can make. It takes bravery, cour...

  • 11

    Jul

    Options Open - Being flexible, but sticking to our principles

    There are several perks for our staff as part of a small college: the smaller class sizes enable more targeted teaching; more time per pupil can be sp...

  • 04

    Jul

    Options Open - Moving straight into work after A Levels

    Sometimes it can feel like young people are on a conveyor belt, with an inevitable progression from secondary school to university and then to a gradu...

  • 27

    Jun

    Options Open - The International Experience

    Over the summer break, the College will be showcasing further the options available at Ealing. This will be the first in a series of articles, named ‘...

  • 21

    Jun

    Teacher Tuesday: Allan

    For the last “Teacher Tuesday” of the Academic year, we present a special edition piece, as today we're joined by Allan Cairns, Ealing Independent Col...

  • 20

    Jun

    The Monday Briefing: Get it Together

    How do we ensure that we consolidate all of the exceptional work which we do here? How do we find ways to improve things further?

  • 15

    Jun

    Re-sitting GCSE exams: Tania's Story

    How often do we hear about students not being happy with their GCSE results? How often are they prevented from following the academic path they dream ...

  • 15

    Jun

    Teacher Tuesday: Laura

    Numerous students see her as their “rock” or point of reference at the College, she is always available and happy to help, and she is not only the Vic...

  • 13

    Jun

    The Monday Briefing: Show You the Way to Go

    Coming into the last two weeks of term at the College, it would be rather easy to fall into a mindset where one watches the clock: the seconds ticking...

  • 08

    Jun

    Moving from a Foreign Country and Thriving at EIC: Aditya's Story

    Having moved from Singapore to London just over a month ago, Aditya has already made Ealing Independent College tremendously proud of his exceptional ...

  • 07

    Jun

    Teacher Tuesday: Adrian

    Have you ever heard of the saying “You never stop learning”? Or the phrase “lifelong learning”? They both refer to the fact that everyone's journey th...

  • 06

    Jun

    The Monday Briefing: I'll be There

    Thinking back over every big decision I’ve taken, I’ve always taken advice over whether colleagues whose opinions I respected felt that I was making a...

  • 25

    May

    Young Editors: Aavani and Noor

    The fifth edition of “EIC Distinct” Magazine is nearly ready to be released.   Although both are very busy with their GCSE exams, Aavani and Noor, the...

  • 24

    May

    Teacher Tuesday: Kashif

    Today’s “Teacher Tuesday” guest has two great passions, which he calls “the two Cs”: Chemistry and Cricket. Meet Kashif, our Head of Chemistry, who si...

  • 23

    May

    The Monday Briefing: Looking Through the Windows

    “It takes a village to raise a child'' is a proverb which was mentioned to me at the conference, and more emphasis, through the work of Tooled Up Educ...

  • 18

    May

    GCSE Exams: "Let's showcase what we have learnt"

    Exams, real exams, are back! It’s time for our students to demonstrate that, after their hard work, they can get those top grades they aimed for, even...

  • 17

    May

    Teacher Tuesday: Omar

    Calling all Science Lovers. Spoiler: this article contains several fascinating details about our Science classes.  Our Teacher Tuesday guest today is ...

  • 16

    May

    The Monday Briefing: One Day in your Life

    I was extremely fortunate last week to have been present at the first Independent Schools Association Annual Conference since 2019. The setting of the...

  • 13

    May

    College Catch Up - May 13th - "Notte Prima Degli Esami"

    Exams approaching, lessons learned for our football team after their latest match, a “goodbye Pizza-Party” with the Y11s, a fun interview with James a...

  • 11

    May

    When Politics becomes a way to improve the local community: Avesta's story

    Breaking records as the youngest ever Labour party candidate, youngest candidate in London, and second youngest candidate in UK political history, Ave...

  • 10

    May

    Teacher Tuesday: James

    Head of Geography and Psychology, James Garside has been a steadfastly reliable member of the EIC teaching staff for the last four years.  His friendl...

  • 09

    May

    Pastoral Blog: the snowflake generation?

    It has now become a lazy shortcut to describe today’s young people in less than flattering terms. The term “snowflake generation” has now entered the ...

  • 09

    May

    The Monday Briefing: Girl You're so Together

    What is the principle characteristic that I want students to leave the College with? It’s not the ability to solve complex equations in Mathematics, o...

  • 04

    May

    Y12 Conference: Opportunities to shape the future

    Suited and booted, the entirety of our Y12 students travelled to Farlintgon School on Friday to attend a conference focused on career advice, Universi...

  • 03

    May

    The Monday Briefing: Unbreakable

    With the exams returning this year, and the knock-on effects under scrutiny, there can be no doubt that the first set of summer national assessments i...

  • 03

    May

    Teacher Tuesday: Maria

    After the long Bank Holiday weekend, we come back with a special edition of our “Teacher Tuesday” blog. Our guest today is not a teacher, but an incre...

  • 29

    Apr

    College Catch Up - April 29th - A week of success stories

    Whoever has read our blog articles this week might have noticed a pattern in them: we've celebrated and promoted a lot of success stories. The start o...

  • 27

    Apr

    Getting ready for exams and University: our interview with Muge

    As the Summer Term starts, the end-of-year exams get closer for our Y11 and Y13 students. We interviewed one of our Y13 students, Muge, to find out ho...

  • 26

    Apr

    Teacher Tuesday: Parth

    Carving 3D models, coding, travelling, photography, and printmaking are only some of his hobbies. He is the youngest member of the EIC faculty, our He...

  • 25

    Apr

    The Monday Briefing: Give (Your phone) in to me

    A few months ago, Education Minister Nadhim Zahawi rode back on a pledge by his predecessor, Gavin Williamson, to completely outlaw phones in schools....

  • 22

    Apr

    Pastoral Blog: Inclusivity in school trips

    As a fully inclusive college, around one quarter of our students have ECHP’s. Many of our students are neurodiverse, and one of our most important goa...

  • 30

    Mar

    Becoming part of the EIC Community and developing confidence: Mia's story

    The highly rewarding feeling of watching a student blossom only after a couple of months they have joined the College goes beyond description. This is...

  • 29

    Mar

    Teacher Tuesday: Catherine

    Welcome back to Teacher Tuesday!  This week we present you with what we could call a “Special Edition”, where it’s not a teacher to be interviewed, bu...

  • 28

    Mar

    The Monday Briefing: All I Do Is Think Of You

    There are times during the life of a Principal or Headteacher where the role can become something of an obsession.  This state of affairs usually mani...

  • 25

    Mar

    College Catch up, March 25th - Football, sun, and exams

    With the return of the sun and warm weather, Mock exams also return for EIC students. They started on Thursday 24th of March, and will continue throug...

  • 23

    Mar

    Ealing ride their luck to sneak win on Covid return

    A pleasant evening, and the excellent facilities of Club Des Sports in Acton set the scene for an entertaining match between MPW in red and Ealing, pl...

  • 23

    Mar

    Judging a Debating Competition: our interview with Sisi

    Ties and suits on, a group of nine Y12 students left the College at 7.45am last Wednesday to visit Oratory PrepSchool, in Reading, where they were inv...

  • 22

    Mar

    Teacher Tuesday: Patrick

    Teacher Tuesday this week hosts Patrick, Economics and Business Studies Teacher, as well as Exams Officer at Ealing Independent College.  The conversa...

  • 21

    Mar

    The Monday Briefing: Big Boy

    During the last week, I had the immense pleasure of accompanying a group of our Year 12 students to Bellevue Education's inaugural Debating competitio...

  • 18

    Mar

    Pastoral Blog: Is University the Only Option?

    For many people, university is absolutely the right choice. However, is university the only route to achieving these goals? In these days of spiraling...

  • 16

    Mar

    Career Opportunities: Miles tells us about "Future Ready"

    On the second of March this year, our Y13 students were invited to attend a conference called “Future Ready” focused on the opportunities and career p...

  • 15

    Mar

    Teacher Tuesday: Sophie

    After interviewing two staff members who have been part of the Ealing College Community for a long period of time, it’s time to speak with a “newbie” ...

  • 14

    Mar

    The Monday Briefing: Childhood

    My assembly, entitled ‘Community’, I feel, broadcasted that message loud and clear - that which the College stands for most: a shared set of ambitions...

  • 11

    Mar

    College Catch Up - March 11 - Return of the "EIC Azoomni" Podcast and more

    This week we also have some other exciting news to share: after a short break, we welcomed back the “EIC Azoomni” Podcast with Season Three, Episode 1...

  • 09

    Mar

    EIC Football Team is back!

    Over the past couple of years, the various lockdowns we have been through have stopped our football team from playing against other Colleges and Indep...

  • 08

    Mar

    Teacher Tuesday: Geoff

    A unique blend of a lifelong passion for an exact science and a new love for the Arts: introducing Geoff, one of Ealing Independent College’s dedicate...

  • 07

    Mar

    The Monday Briefing: Goin' Places

    Often, during interviews for places at the College, parents emphasise their desire for their son or daughter to become a doctor. The chances of actual...

  • 04

    Mar

    Website news: hearing students' voices and keeping parents informed

    At Ealing Independent College, we take pride in being a student-lead environment, where the small class sizes allow us to better understand how to eff...

  • 02

    Mar

    Lara's Success Story: Her Offer for Medical School

    Lara’s face showed pride mixed with gratitude when she came to the School’s Office and timidly said: “I’ve been accepted into Medical School!” She had...

  • 01

    Mar

    Teacher Tuesday: Guillermo

    Introducing Teacher Tuesday!   From now until the end of the academic year, we will focus on a different member of staff to discover more about their ...

  • 28

    Feb

    The Monday Briefing: We're nearly there

    Whilst the staff consultation was ongoing, we simultaneously ran our parent survey in order to provide further input - to help us answer the questions...

  • 25

    Feb

    Pastoral Blog: Student Council Update

    Since joining EIC in September 2020, I have been very impressed by the quality of student leadership here. Despite being a small college, there are ma...

  • 23

    Feb

    Improving Leadership and Teamwork Skills: A trip to Navrtar

    After the conclusion of lessons tomorrow, on Thursday 24th of February, a group of students from EIC will have the extraordinary opportunity to immers...

  • 21

    Feb

    The Monday Briefing: What More Can I Give?

    Half term in February is always a good time for reflection: it feels like half way through the year (though it is slightly beyond the midway point) an...

  • 07

    Feb

    The Monday Briefing: Say Say Say

    Students rarely fail when the ‘triangle of success’ is in place: fully engaged parents who support their sons or daughters through conversations at th...

  • 31

    Jan

    The Monday Briefing: Maybe Tomorrow

    Much of the time in my day job is used in an effort to inspire students that they need similar ambitions and goals in their lives, particularly in the...

  • 28

    Jan

    Pastoral Blog: Focus on ADHD

    In a previous blog post, I focused on Autism Spectrum Disorder (ASD), as this is a common condition amongst our students. I am now going to focus on...

  • 26

    Jan

    New Year Resolution: Supporting Small Businesses

    Have you committed to a New Year Resolution in 2022?  Ealing Independent College has.  Just before the Christmas holidays, we wanted to find an innova...

  • 24

    Jan

    The Monday Briefing: Bad

    Ealing Independent College is a fair deal more libertarian than many others: the lack of a set uniform; dialogue between staff and students on first n...

  • 17

    Jan

    The Monday Briefing: Get it

    If teachers were asked in a survey why they considered a career in the profession, or what maintains their motivation to return to work every day, I’m...

  • 10

    Jan

    The Monday Briefing: Just a little bit of you

    When I assumed the position of Principal at the College, I immediately tried to instill as part of the organisation of the calendar of the institution...

  • 07

    Jan

    Pastoral Blog: The School Uniform Debate

    One of the things which strikes potential parents, students and employees when they visit EIC is that we have no uniform. Our youngest students are in...

  • 13

    Dec

    Student Voice: Celebrating success

    Year 12 student Theo was presented with his ‘Highly Commended’ award in the Whitbread Memorial Prize this week.  Part of an elite group of 28 students...

  • 13

    Dec

    The Monday Briefing: ABC

    “Grades are so much a part of the educational landscape that it’s hard to imagine what schools would be like without them.” So begins a thought provok...

  • 06

    Dec

    The Monday Briefing: Breaking News

    An interesting recent article in Independent Education Today, entitled ‘Parents want more personalised information from schools’ shed a great deal of ...

  • 03

    Dec

    Pastoral Blog: Lifelong Learning

    In one of my first blog posts last year, I posted about beginning the National Award for Special Educational Needs Co-ordination (NASENCO) course. Thi...

  • 30

    Nov

    The Monday Briefing: (Not) Workin' Day and Night

    Last week, I came across a tremendous tweet by Tom Sherrington regarding distributed leadership in Schools. It stated, in a simple and forthright mann...

  • 22

    Nov

    The Monday Briefing: Human Nature

    Over the past few weeks, I’ve spent a great deal of time looking to identify the characteristics which set our very best current students apart from t...

  • 15

    Nov

    The Monday Briefing: Forever Came Today

    An article which I recently read pointed out that the ‘The Growing gap between state school and public spending’, articulating that the deficit in spe...

  • 08

    Nov

    The Monday Briefing: Stranger in Montreux

    I was incredibly privileged over the last week to have been part of a governance team sent to review the processes and practices of a fellow Bellevue ...

  • 05

    Nov

    Pastoral Blog: Supporting Social Skills

    Although people may differ in the degree of social contact that they personally desire, making meaningful connections with others is a basic human nee...

  • 01

    Nov

    The Monday Briefing: Butterflies

    During the summer term, the College underwent a review of the last academic year. This entailed an audit of how far we had satisfied our three priorit...

  • 19

    Oct

    Introducing our new Head Girl at EIC

    As part of a renewed emphasis on student voice here at the College, this year we elected our very own Student Leadership Team covering a range over ar...

  • 18

    Oct

    The Monday Briefing: Scream

    Last week, I was watching an episode of The Overlap Extra, a football based talk show hosted by Gary Neville. In this particular episode he posed fell...

  • 11

    Oct

    The Monday Briefing: Heal the World

    Last week, I was fortunate enough, in my capacity as Vice Chair of ISA London North, to attend, and, during the latter part of the day, host the first...

  • 04

    Oct

    The Monday Briefing: Smile

    There are many ways in which schools and colleges can measure success. Instinctively, those seeking to immediately improve their knowledge might turn ...

  • 01

    Oct

    The Importance of Food Banks

    Our Student Council has just launched their first initiative for this academic year. They have generously decided that they would like to collect food...

  • 27

    Sep

    The Monday Briefing: The Man in the Mirror

    When I was in primary school, we used to carry out a weekly spelling test. I’m not sure why I remember a particular test so well, but one week I missp...

  • 20

    Sep

    The Monday Briefing: Beat It

    Yesterday, when I was around halfway through completing a rather hilly 10k in the Chilterns, I started asking myself whether the steep incline I was t...

  • 13

    Sep

    The Monday Briefing: Don't stop 'til you get enough

    In the range of interviews which I had with new students this summer, I was always very keen to emphasise the importance of having the right mentality...

  • 10

    Sep

    Introducing the Student Leadership Team

    At EIC, we really believe in the importance of the student voice. Last year we developed our Student Council so that it became a real force for chang...

  • 06

    Sep

    The Monday Briefing: Another part of me

    I’m sure there comes a time for every Principal where the school or college in which they lead feels ‘theirs’. That feeling, an excellent one incident...

  • 31

    Aug

    The Monday Briefing: Break of Dawn

    Last week, I attended a Heads’ Induction and Refresher meeting at the new Bellevue headquarters in central London. A wide range of aspects were discus...

  • 16

    Aug

    The Monday Briefing: Wanna be startin' somethin'

    A few months back, I wrote a blog in praise of Brentford FC, and their deservedly gaining of promotion to the Premier League. Entitled ‘Can’t buy me l...

  • 10

    Aug

    The Monday Briefing: Remember the time

    With examination grades having been determined in such a unique manner this year, and stories in the broadsheet media circulating already of grade inf...

  • 10

    Aug

    A-level Results Day 2021: My experience at EIC

    The years that I have been enrolled at Ealing Independent College have been nothing short of great. After coming off the back of the worst schooling e...

  • 29

    Jun

    The Monday Briefing: The End

    Following our final assembly on Friday, where I distributed a range of well-deserved prizes to the students for Academic Excellence, Improvement, Cond...

  • 24

    Jun

    EIC Activities Week: Year 9 & 10

    Our Year 9 and Year 10 students were lucky enough to enjoy a jam-packed activities week to celebrate making to the end of what has been a difficult ye...

  • 23

    Jun

    Student Voice: Thank you EIC

    When I moved to London, I felt as though I was thrown into the deep end. With only 7 months to complete my GCSE’s and a completely new curriculum, my ...

  • 21

    Jun

    The Monday Briefing: Day Tripper

    The last week of term at Ealing Independent College brings two foci, both incredibly important and both fitting ways to bring the academic year to an ...

  • 18

    Jun

    The Monday Briefing: I'm so tired...(but)...I Feel Fine

    This edition of the Monday Briefing should probably start with an apology, given the fact that it hasn’t emerged until Friday, but there are times in ...

  • 11

    Jun

    Pastoral Blog: An inclusive approach to physical activity in schools

    The positive effects of physical activity for children and young people are well documented, with exercise boosting not only physical health, but also...

  • 08

    Jun

    EIC Virtual Art & Photography Exhibition

    'I am extremely proud to present a selection of the brilliant photographic and artistic work of three very different but high potential students who h...

  • 07

    Jun

    The Monday Briefing: Fixing a Hole

    ‘The Head has overall responsibility for the running of the School including its marketing, the appointment, management and dismissal of staff, busine...

  • 01

    Jun

    The Monday Briefing: Can't Buy Me Love

    My home town of Brentford was quite the place to be on Saturday of last week, with residents enjoying a carnival atmosphere. There was a palpable sens...

  • 21

    May

    The Monday Briefing: Don't ever change (Goodbye Year 13)

    With Year 13s about to embark on study leave and with their final assessments looming, crucial in helping to determine their final Teacher Assessed Gr...

  • 19

    May

    Social Development for Students: NCS

    In assemblies today, both Year 11 and Year 12 were lucky to enough have a presentation from the team at NCS, to share more information about their s...

  • 17

    May

    The Monday Briefing: Searchin'

    “The other important way of looking at this is that output was surprisingly robust in the first three months of the year - since much of the so-called...

  • 14

    May

    Pastoral Blog: Sharing experience through governance

    In Allan’s blog this week, he explained the value of collaboration through Bellevue and ISA. In this post, I wanted to explain another way that teach...

  • 11

    May

    The Monday Briefing: All Together Now

    Earlier this year, I put myself forward for a voluntary post as Vice Chair within the London North Committee of the Independent Schools Association. E...

  • 05

    May

    Pastoral Blog: Learning from April Assessments

    In one of his recent blogs, our Principal, Allan, explained the rationale behind our decision to assess our Year 11 and Year 13 students twice in orde...

  • 04

    May

    The Monday Briefing: Not a second time

    With our April Assessments now at an end and our Learning Review commencing, this is the time for students to hone their skills during a three-week re...

  • 26

    Apr

    The Monday Briefing: A hard day's night

    Following the chaos of Centre Assessed Grades and the catastrophic effects of ‘the algorithm’ in summer 2020, and with exams being cancelled this year...

  • 19

    Apr

    The Monday Briefing: I (Don't) Want To Hold Your Hand

    In the week before the Easter break, I was part of a panel holding interviews with two tremendous candidates for a teaching post. Staff turnover, in r...

  • 29

    Mar

    The Monday Briefing: Girl

    A few weeks back, the Monday Briefing focused on boys, and the importance of encouraging ‘tender masculinity’ as a means of improving the development ...

  • 26

    Mar

    Distinct: Edition Two (Ealing College Magazine)

    Back by popular demand! Following on from the success of Edition One of our very own College Magazine, Distinct, there has been high demand for Editio...

  • 26

    Mar

    Pastoral Blog: Time to Process and Reflect

    Following the tragic case of Sarah Everard, there has never been a better time to explore the issues around “toxic masculinity”, as Allan, our Princip...

  • 22

    Mar

    The Monday Briefing: I will

    In amongst the seemingly relentless Lateral Flow Testing and apparently omnipresent student agitation regarding Teacher Assessed Grades, respite has b...

  • 15

    Mar

    The Monday Briefing: Boys

    Having joined the College six and a half years ago, a characteristic of the institution has always been that, in terms of the demographic of the stude...

  • 08

    Mar

    The Monday Briefing: With a Little Help From My Friends

    As I was putting the finishing touches to the arrangements required for the return of students on Friday, a sense of anticipation gripped me. It took ...

  • 05

    Mar

    Pastoral Blog: Advice for students with ASD ahead of their College Return

    As I write this blog post, many of our staff are involved in a big clean-up of our building and site to ensure a welcoming environment for our student...

  • 01

    Mar

    The Monday Briefing: What You're Doing

    Of the few positives to have come from lockdown, the ability to reconnect with friends or family via video call stands out for me as a significant adv...

  • 25

    Feb

    Azoomni: EIC Alumni Series

    It has always been important to the College to stay in touch with our former students; those who leave us often refer to the College community as a ‘s...

  • 22

    Feb

    The Monday Briefing: Across the Universe

    A bitterly cold, snowy winter. A new US President inaugurated. A pervading notion around the world of the fragility of human life. In many ways, 2021 ...

  • 12

    Feb

    Pastoral Blog: Turning the 'Reading Room' into a real Reading Room!

    A couple of weeks ago, we announced a new initiative for the College - setting up a small library from scratch.  I am pleased to be able to update you...

  • 08

    Feb

    The Monday Briefing: Tell Me What You See

    As we reach the halfway point of the academic year, a tumultuous one admittedly, a timely review of progress is invaluable. We’ve been conducting cons...

  • 04

    Feb

    DISTINCT: EIC Magazine has launched

    After weeks of preparation, planning and hard work we are delighted to announce that the first edition of 'DISTINCT' (our very own College magazine) i...

  • 01

    Feb

    The Monday Briefing: Paperback writer

    Whilst many people rise to the sound of their alarms, either on clocks or mobile phones, my wife and I have our own wake-up call in the form of our tw...

  • 29

    Jan

    The Pleasures of Reading - and a new initiative

    Being under lockdown for so long, people are having to be creative in finding new sources of pleasure now that shops, gyms, pubs, restaurants and even...

  • 27

    Jan

    EIC Chess Tournament

    Adrian, Head of Maths, has been focusing on ways to ensuring that his form group are keeping their minds healthy and sharp while online learning.

  • 27

    Jan

    Vision Teaching: Device Appeal

    Carol, our Office Manager, has been working hard this week to ensure that Vision Teaching received all our old computer devices. We have been inform...

  • 27

    Jan

    Student diaries: Online learning in (another) lockdown

    As we have shifted to remote learning once again, here at Ealing Independent College we still want to ensure that we are keeping in touch with all our...

  • 25

    Jan

    The Monday Briefing: Help!

    There can be little doubt that this lockdown feels an awful lot more difficult to get through than the last. Perhaps it’s because of the gloom and mis...

  • 22

    Jan

    Pastoral Blog: The Challenges for SEND Students during Lockdown

    Most students find lockdown very difficult, and many feel demotivated and isolated without the face to face interaction from their peers and teachers....

  • 21

    Jan

    External Candidate Success: Young Maths Whizz

    We want to say a massive congratulations to Allegra, 10, who sat her Maths exam at Ealing Independent College in October and achieved a grade 5, which...

  • 18

    Jan

    The Monday Briefing: Wait

    “More is lost through indecision than wrong decision.” Recently, I’ve been watching reruns of the Sopranos on Sky Atlantic, which is not only my favou...

  • 11

    Jan

    The Monday Briefing: The Word

    The enforced distance, now introduced into British society again, brings several challenges, and particularly in a school setting. It is now impossibl...

  • 08

    Jan

    Pastoral Blog: Everyone needs help sometimes

    In my Year 12 assembly this week, I was very conscious of the fact that I was addressing a group of young people whose lives seem very uncertain at th...

  • 05

    Jan

    The Monday Briefing: The Magical Mystery Tour

    Since the first lockdown came along, my mother has been left bereft of her favourite pastime. This generally consists of a lengthy ramble around the c...

  • 21

    Dec

    Recognising Achievements: Rewards assembly recap

    The academic year of 2020-2021 has been a demanding one thus far - with the enforcement of Covid-19 restrictions following the fall out from a catastr...

  • 14

    Dec

    The Monday Briefing: Christmas time (Is here again)

    As the last week of term begins, and attention turns to the Christmas break, I must confess to being somewhat of a devotee to the magic of the festive...

  • 11

    Dec

    Pastoral Blog: Is it ALWAYS right to 'see things through'?

    There is certainly something to be said for seeing something through.  Society would certainly be less advanced if inventors and innovators had simply...

  • 09

    Dec

    Preparing for Mock Exams at EIC

    All year groups will be taking part in mock exams next week.  This provides the students with the ideal opportunity to practise working under exam con...

  • 09

    Dec

    Teacher Development: Leadership Matters

    On Tuesday of this week, the environment in college was noticeably different. Myself, along with a few other staff members, were all absent from their...

  • 08

    Dec

    Student Voice: EIC Magazine Launch

    Ahead of our EIC School Magazine which is due to launch in January, we sat down with Alexandra. Alexandra is a Year 13 student who has been nominated ...

  • 07

    Dec

    The Monday Briefing: When I Get Home

    As part of my transition into headship, Bellevue Education felt it important to provide me with, when needed, a mentor - to bounce ideas off, check in...

  • 30

    Nov

    The Monday Briefing: Here, There and Everywhere

    Before I settled on a career in the education sector, I strongly considered going into the police force. Growing up, my favourite TV show was ‘Taggart...

  • 27

    Nov

    Pastoral Blog: The Importance of Giving

    If you have been following our Twitter feed or reading our newsletters recently, you will have noticed the large number of charitable initiatives whic...

  • 26

    Nov

    EIC Charity: Africa on the Ball

    One of our Year 10 students, Osman, has taken on the great role of PSHE ambassador for the College. As part of this role, he has launched a charity in...

  • 26

    Nov

    UCAS Success at EIC

    With a deadline date of the 15th January, students in Year 13 still have a lot of time to make their university applications.  However, many of our st...

  • 23

    Nov

    Teacher Voice: A guide to Student feedback

    Towards the end of last week, we sat down with our Head of Biology, Guillermo, who talked us through his comprehensive approach to feedback and marki...

  • 23

    Nov

    The Monday Briefing: From me to you

    “Hopefully there won’t be another lockdown.” said a divorce lawyer, probably through gritted teeth. This incredible exhibition of distrust lies in sta...

  • 20

    Nov

    Pastoral Blog: UCAS next steps

    We are now in the middle of the UCAS process, with students receiving interview invitations and offers. This is a very joyful time but can also be a t...

  • 17

    Nov

    The Monday Briefing: We can work it out

    I’m currently reading a thought provoking book about educational leadership by David Didau called ‘Intelligent Accountability: Creating the Conditions...

  • 16

    Nov

    Scholarship Winner: Student Spotlight

    Ahead of our Scholarship Competition taking place tomorrow, Tuesday 17th November, we sat down with our second Scholarship Winner, Ahmed. We asked Ahm...

  • 13

    Nov

    Pastoral Blog: Why we screen all students for SEN

    At Ealing Independent College, we pride ourselves on the level of care and attention we give to each of our students, regardless of their needs. This ...

  • 09

    Nov

    Our Charity Contribution at EIC

    Students at Ealing Independent College are known for their compassion and thoughtfulness and, at the same time as working hard on their academic work,...

  • 09

    Nov

    The Monday Briefing: Ticket to Ride

    Monumental catastrophes like the Australian bushfires, the accidental shooting down of a Ukranian passenger plane by the Iranian regime and the deadly...

  • 06

    Nov

    Looking after mental wellbeing in a Covid world

    All you all know, today is the first day in yet another lockdown.  The first lockdown felt so strange, with everyone trying to adjust to a way of stud...

  • 06

    Nov

    Scholarship Winner: My Experience

    In the run up to our Scholarship Competition on Tuesday 17th November, we took some time out to talk to one of our previous Scholarship winners, Namit...

  • 03

    Nov

    Teacher Development: A Guide To Reflection

    Now the first Half Term is completed, with the last few months causing challenges in several ways, it is with even more gratification that we look upo...

  • 02

    Nov

    The Monday Briefing: All Things Must Pass

    I’ve always thought that this is the most difficult half of the most difficult term for students. They often leave their homes to get here when dawn h...

  • 23

    Oct

    Pastoral Blog: Making the most of the Half-Term Holiday

    The first half of the Autumn term is a long and tiring time period for students in schools everywhere. An eight week half term can seem like a very lo...

  • 19

    Oct

    The Monday Briefing: Do you want to know a Secret?

    Best-kept secret - ‘Something that is known to very few people. Used especially with reference to something very good or desirable that is not general...

  • 16

    Oct

    Pastoral Care: The importance of assemblies

    If you mention the word “assembly” to a class of students in any school, you are bound to hear at least a few grumbles and groans.  Throughout my care...

  • 16

    Oct

    Student Voice: Life beyond the Classroom

    This week we sat down with one of our New Joiner's in Year 12, Jinwoo, who is part of the Brentford Under 19's FC. We caught up about his experience a...

  • 13

    Oct

    Guidance and Development at EIC

    Careers Guidance at EIC Did you know that EIC offers personalised, on-site careers guidance? It is a legal requirement that all schools must of...

  • 12

    Oct

    The Monday Briefing: Come Together

    It is with a great degree of pride that I can say that Ealing Independent College isn’t under threat - and I can say this because we are part of a ‘pa...

  • 09

    Oct

    Pastoral Blog: Will my child fit into a private college?

    Will my child fit into a private college? Private schools and colleges are rarefied places where all of the students wear designer clothes and hav...

  • 09

    Oct

    Student Voice: My Remote Learning Experience

    We sat down at the start of term with one of our New Joiners in Year 10, Noradeen, to find out more about his experience of starting The College as a ...

  • 05

    Oct

    The Monday Briefing: What Goes On

    I spoke in the assemblies this week with all students about the fact that we’d come to the end of September, and that this made a perfect opportunity ...

  • 02

    Oct

    Pastoral Blog: The Importance of Student Voice

    One of my current areas of focus at EIC is to develop the use of student voice. The idea of really listening to the student voice can sometimes seem s...

  • 02

    Oct

    Student Voice: Recognising Achievements

    Following on from her nomination for the ISA Whitbread Memorial Prize, for outstanding involvement in, and service to, wider aspects of school and com...

  • 30

    Sep

    The importance of extra-curricular activities at EIC

    At Ealing Independent College we believe that clubs and activities are a great way for our students to not only enhance their skills doing something t...

  • 30

    Sep

    Introducing our new Head of Science

    As the school year drew to a close our new Principal, Allan Cairns, called a meeting to discuss the future direction of the school and our vision of w...

  • 30

    Sep

    The launch of the Social Inequalities Debate Club

    Manira Hassan and I decided to start a debate club surrounding social inequalities such as racism, sexism, homophobia, mental health and so on, as we ...

  • 30

    Sep

    Commitment to teacher development

    At Ealing Independent College, we have ambitious goals for the year ahead to create a deep learning culture not only among our students but also among...

  • 28

    Sep

    The Monday Briefing: Run for your life

    The perfect way for me to use the time was to dedicate my free time to running. When I was younger, I saw running as a necessary evil. Something I’d d...

  • 28

    Sep

    Introducing the Dr. Ian Moores Scholarship

    It gives us great pleasure to announce the launch of our scholarship competition for this academic year - which will be held on the 17th of November 2...

  • 25

    Sep

    Pastoral Blog: Lifelong Learning

    As human beings, we have the ability to constantly grow and develop.  It is now well-known that trying new things trains the brain to produce new neur...

  • 21

    Sep

    The Monday Briefing: Back in the (classroom teaching about the) USSR

    Should a Principal be teaching in a school or college? Different schools have different approaches in answering this question. Looking back th...

  • 18

    Sep

    Pastoral Blog: The start of something new

    Autumn has always been my favourite season.  While others are lamenting the passing of Summer and the drawing in of the nights, as someone who has wor...

  • 14

    Sep

    The Monday Briefing: Getting Better

    In the lead up to a new academic year, it is extremely important for schools and colleges to clarify a roadmap for improvement - a vision and developm...

  • 07

    Sep

    The Monday Briefing: Get back (to the College)

    Anyone reading the Guardian article entitled ‘I do not see a single student wash their hands: teacher’s diary of the first week back at school’ would ...

  • 01

    Sep

    The Monday Briefing: Hello, Goodbye

    This time of the year is bittersweet at the College. Some of the students in our GCSE cohort move on to pastures new, and we have to bid them farewell...

  • 24

    Aug

    The Monday Briefing: A day in the life (of a Principal)

    Today marks the start of something new. Our Principal, Allan Cairns, officially starts The Monday Briefing for EIC. A weekly blog focused on different...

  • 20

    Aug

    Moving beyond a chaotic exams process to the challenge of A Level

    In a year where there will be no school performance league tables, and that many observers have remarked that the cohort this year will forever have a...

  • 13

    Aug

    Forging a path for students through a complicated and confusing process

    Awaiting A Level results tends to bring mixed emotions and nervousness amongst students any year, but this year it has been a particularly anxious tim...

  • 08

    Jul

    Students and Staff at EIC implement Charter against Racism

    Led by Alexandra, Year 12 Student, and Allan Cairns, Principal, EIC have implemented a new Charter against Racism in which every single person will be...

  • 17

    Jun

    Ealing Independent College during the Coronavirus: Chasing Normality

    During the period of school closures, it was vital for Ealing Independent College to react quickly and move the physical learning in the classroom to ...

  • 12

    Jun

    Student Voice: The power of the EIC community during the period of remote learning

    From United Kingdom to India, the power of the EIC remote learning community has expanded far and wide during the period of school closures. Find out ...

  • 02

    Jun

    Introducing our new Vice Principal from September 2020

    Ealing Independent College are pleased to introduce our new Vice Principal for September 2020, Laura Bellerby. Find out more about Laura in our recent...

  • 01

    Jun

    Student Voice: Making the move to remote learning at Ealing Independent College

    Making the move temporarily to remote learning during the period of school closures was hard work for both staff and pupils at Ealing Independent Coll...

  • 24

    Jan

    Ealing Independent College consistently securing academic progress

    On 23 January 2020, the Department of Education published the A-Level performance of schools across England. Ealing Independent College remains amongs...

  • 24

    Jan

    Principal's Blog: Take control of your future

    At Ealing Independent College, we believe that the guidance and support we offer our students through the process of choosing their field of study and...

  • 22

    Jan

    Introducing our new Principal from September 2020

    From September 2020, we are pleased to announce the appointment of our new Principal, Allan Cairns. A friendly face here Ealing College after joining ...

  • 22

    Jan

    EIC Photography students visit the National Portrait Gallery

    As part of the Ealing Independent College Photography curriculum, students are required to visit Photography exhibitions to conduct primary research i...

  • 27

    Nov

    Student Voice: An interview with a first time voter in the General Election

    ​​​​​​​Here at Ealing Independent College, we encourage our students to have a voice. Here is an interview with one of our Year 13 students on her fir...

  • 27

    Nov

    Beyond the classroom: The importance of extra-curricular activities

    At Ealing Independent College, we like to give our students plenty of opportunities inside and outside of the classroom. One of these opportunities is...

  • 27

    Nov

    Student Voice: The impacts of the General Election on education

    The General Election. Thursday 12th of December 2019. “Have you registered to vote?” – a phrase quite frequently heard amongst people these days. Howe...

  • 27

    Nov

    GCSE Students help those in need with Ealing Food Bank

    The Year 10 students here at Ealing Independent College decided that they would like to do something for those in need in the local community during t...

  • 26

    Nov

    Principal's Blog: Encouraging students to aim high

    After a busy and successful start to the year, I have now found some time to reflect on what has been going on.  The term began with our first focused...

  • 30

    Oct

    UCAS Update: How to make your personal statement stand out

    Find out how to make your personal statement stand out from the rest with this advice from Ealing Independent College.

  • 30

    Oct

    EIC Resources: Creating the perfect study sanctuary 

    Find out more about how you can create the perfect study sanctuary at home with these tips from Ealing Independent College. 

  • 23

    Aug

    EIC celebrates another year of outstanding GCSE results

    Moving from strength to strength, this year’s GCSE results have surpassed expectations at the College, with almost 87% of all GCSEs sat across our yea...

  • 06

    Aug

    From GCSE and A Level Results to Securing a University Place: Take Control of Your Future

    With an exceptional A-level Progress Score that no other West London colleges can beat and strong links to top universities in London and across the c...

  • 13

    Jun

    Old habits die hard in successful alumni match

    Ealing Independent College 2015-2016 3-1 Ealing Independent College 2016-2017 Teams (2015-2016): Azim, Seb, Krystian, Jamie, Evan Teams (2016-20...

  • 06

    May

    College students dazzle at AWA Awards

    As a reward for their exceptionally hard work, Alishba, Balgees, Lina and Thanusree were chosen by the college to attend as Ms Hothi’s guests...

  • 13

    Mar

    Supporting the local community

    Community engagement and volunteering are fundamental for the College's Charities Society. Lead by Sarah Chua, the society President, they have ...

  • 28

    Feb

    Engineering Competition

    Ealing Independent College is keen to address a very serious, and current issue – millions of people are living without water, toilets and hyg...

  • 28

    Feb

    EIC visits MIT

    Students form Ealing Independent College had the pleasure of attending the Massachusetts Institute of Technology Model United Nations Conference (MI...

  • 03

    Feb

    A.I.M - Our approach in supporting students in the run up to exams

    The examination period is a difficult time for both staff and students. While a feeling of too much to revise in too little time can often drive stu...

  • 28

    Jan

    Amongst the top 5% in helping students improve their grades

    On 24 January 2019 the Department of Education published the A-Level performance of schools across England. Ealing Independent College is proud to a...

  • 16

    Jan

    Spirited performance brings encouraging signs in defeat

    League match – 15th January 2019 Ealing Independent College 0-3 DLD College Team: Abdullah, James, Nimr, Dominic; Abu, Selyan; Sabaoon, Aqeel (B...

  • 07

    Jan

    Scholarship Competition 2019

    Ealing Independent College is delighted to announce their Scholarship Competition 2019.It is part of the on going commitment Ealing Independent Coll...

  • 02

    Jan

    Ealing student performs Christmas concert in Poland

    Whilst many students were catching up with family, enjoying some festive movies or perhaps gorging on too many mince pies, our GCSE Intensive studen...

  • 21

    Dec

    Economics students glean valuable insight from recent conference

    Students from our year 13 Economics group attended the recent Tutor2u Economics Strong Foundations one day revision course on the 27th November. S...

  • 07

    Dec

    College fundraising donations valued by local community

    Through bake sales and foodbank donations, the students at the College have made some valuable contributions to the Ealing Foodbank, our designated ...

  • 05

    Dec

    Goals galore as somehow Ealing allow another game to slip from their grasp

    League match – 4 Dec 2018 Ealing Independent College 5-6 CATS College Team: Abdullah; Nimr (Sanj), Fraser, Dominic; Abu, Selyan, Brent; Ronaldo;...

  • 28

    Nov

    Abject Ealing overpowered by MPW

    League match – 27 Nov 2018 Ealing Independent College 0-4 MPW College Team: Abdullah; James (Fraser), Nimr, Dominic (Sanj); Selyan (Sabaoon), Ab...

  • 27

    Nov

    Runners continue apace despite injury and cold weather

    As the weather has turned colder, numbers have held firm in the running club on a Wednesday afternoon. It was great to see Becky and Pejman back a...

  • 21

    Nov

    Brave Ealing denied at the last by Ashbourne

    League match – 20 Nov 2018 Ealing Independent College 0-1 Ashbourne College Team: Abdullah; James, Nimr, Dominic (Aqeel); Selyan (Fraser), Brent...

  • 21

    Nov

    Series of spiritual assemblies begins with Father Jack Noble’s presentation on the Church of England

    The students at Ealing Independent College were delighted to receive an insightful and thought provoking assembly today from Father Jack Noble, prie...

  • 16

    Nov

    Running Club displays excellent endurance

    Another week, and another 4k under the belts of the runners. Ronaldo continues to lead the way - an absolute speedster! Special praise for Ed this...

  • 16

    Nov

    Rupa Huq, MP for Ealing Central and Acton visits the College for Parliament week

    As part of UK Parliament Week 2018, Ealing Independent College was delighted to host Dr Rupa Huq, MP for Ealing Central and Acton speaking to A-Leve...

  • 14

    Nov

    Students given timely assembly on ‘The Stigma of Suicide’

    Celebrated British Punjabi author Kalwinder Singh Dhindsa, pictured above with Senior Teacher Dr Elizabeth Coombes, gave a personal talk to our stud...

  • 12

    Nov

    Ealing student Shadae stars in poignant play

    GCSE Intensive student Shadae (furthest right), who has been volunteering for the charity Nomad since July 2018, performed a leading role in the per...

  • 12

    Nov

    Ealing alumni Abdulaziz making his mark

    Former student Abdulaziz, at Ealing from 2015-2017, has been busily providing political comment on some important world issues, namely the controver...

  • 07

    Nov

    Runners smash 4k barrier on drizzly afternoon

    With pace-setter Ronaldo out in front, and Vice Principal Allan Cairns not far behind, the run club continued apace this afternoon. Bounding throu...

  • 08

    Oct

    Alumni Profile: Ali Al Sibahi

    At Ealing Independent College we take great pride in the support we provide in helping students reach their goals and fulfil their true potential. E...

  • 09

    Sep

    Alumni Profile: From EIC to Cambridge University

    As part of our series of alumni profiles, we are delighted to share this piece written by Vivek Badiani, who left the College in 2013 after achievin...

  • 02

    Sep

    Inspiring a love of reading and writing

    Claire Greenwood joined EIC as Head of English in January 2018 with over twenty years experience teaching in independent day schools, boarding schoo...

  • 10

    Jul

    End of Year Celebrations

    On Friday 25 May 2018, Year 13 students and their parents were invited to an end of year drinks event at the College. The event was a welcome break ...

  • 04

    Jul

    A Visit to Oxford University

    When June arrives at Ealing Independent College it’s that time of the year again, where scarves have been swapped for glasses of the tinted va...

  • 04

    Jul

    Looking back at my four years at Ealing Independent College

    As she is about to embark on her first year of reading Medicine at St George's University of London, Haya shares her thoughts on her four years ...

  • 30

    Jun

    Careers fair

    On the 12 June, New London Architecture hosted a special careers event, giving our students an exclusive preview of the London Real Estate Forum (LR...

  • 29

    Jun

    UCAS Week

    The sun was shining end of June as our Year 12s were spared the pressure of public examinations, but instead focused their minds on the next stage o...

  • 03

    Jun

    Teaching the Individual

    "My child is very happy studying at Ealing Independent College. The classes are small and the tutors are truly interested in the students. It f...

  • 01

    May

    Changes to GCSE and A Levels: What it means

    As the first exam results are about to be announced following the reforms to GCSE and A Level examinations, Principal of Ealing Independent College,...

  • 04

    Apr

    My GCSE Student Journey

    The moment that I was told that I was accepted to the College, I felt the rush of blood inside me, almost like I was climbing a mountain as fast as...

  • 01

    Apr

    Learning Effectively in a Comfortable Environment

    In a recent student survey conducted at Ealing Independent College, 90% of students agree or strongly agree that their teachers really care about t...

  • 05

    Mar

    EIC students participate in the MIT Model United Nations Conference 2018

    Over the weekend of February 9 to 11, a delegation of Ealing Independent College students, along with the Director of Studies, made their way across...

  • 01

    Mar

    Principal's Blog: Creating the Perfect Learning Environment

    Another new term and new academic year is underway! Finally, almost all the teaching in the school is now on the new specifications: – the ne...

  • 01

    Mar

    LOVE IT: A-Level and GCSE Revision Advice

    As the summer term has started, the focus has inevitably shifted to the end of academic year exams, which loom for students at the College. Prior to...

  • 23

    Feb

    My experience at the Boston MIT Model United Nations

    On the 7th of February, my two schoolmates and I, along with our teacher, Allan, went off to Boston, Massachusetts for the MITMUNC conference held ...

  • 16

    Feb

    International Day of Women and Girls in Science

    The Royal Academy of Science International Trust (RASIT) has been working on empowering women in science through education, employment and recogniti...

  • 18

    Jan

    Dfe Results 2017: EIC produces consistently strong exam results

    On 25 January 2018 the Department of Education published the GCSE and A-Level performance of schools across England, and we are delighted to share t...

  • 21

    Dec

    Prize giving and end of term assembly - December 2017

    The end to a successful term was celebrated through a prize giving assembly awarding the hard work our students have put into their course work. We ...

  • 23

    Nov

    University Talks: Visit from King's College

    As the final session in our programme of University Visits this term we were lucky enough to have the lovely Rachael from King's College London ...

  • 08

    Oct

    EIC Student Council elected for 2017 - 2018

    At EIC, students are encouraged to take an active part in the life of the College. Each year a student council is elected with representatives for e...

  • 01

    Aug

    China Trip: From Beijing to Shanghai in 30 days

    First Stop Beijing Departing Heathrow in the early afternoon of July 1st, with parents looking on with glee (or perhaps worrying a little) at the pr...

  • 01

    Aug

    Arina from Russia: Preparing for a Career in Finance

    I originally came to the UK to do the GCSE programme at a school outside of Bristol, and once I had completed that I went to a College in Oxford to ...

  • 11

    Jun

    Advice on retaking GCSE or A-Levels

    As we are approaching the beginning of the next academic year, Allan Cairns, our Principal, shares his advice on key things to consider for those st...

  • 25

    Nov

    Prize winning students in the National Cipher Challenge

    Congratulations to Mohamed, Adil and Tri who with the support of Ms. Harrison, made it to the final stage of the University of Southampton National ...

  • 24

    Oct

    UCL Visit to Ealing Independent College

    Yesterday, Thursday 12 November, Dr Sarah Hutton of UCL visited Ealing Independent College to speak about the Sciences at UCL and what it could offe...

  • 23

    Oct

    Medical Science Society: Interesting talk on Alzheimer

    As part of the College's Biomedical Society Serafina, one of our year 11 students gave an extremely interesting talk on the causes and symptoms ...

  • 08

    Jun

    Excellent initiative by Dr Liz Chare gains local attention

    Dr Liz Chare, Head of Science and newly appointed Vice Principal, has been going the extra mile to support her students, as she is joining them in s...