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From Ethics and Drama to Art and Chess, HSAEL organises "amazing lunchtime clubs." Our Parent Champions talk about what they and their children love about HSAEL.


"What's key about HSAEL is that the teachers are invested in *your* child."In the second of our series of shorts, our wonderful Parent Champions speak about what they and their children love about HSAEL.


"Great leadership is key" In the first of a series of one-minute clips, our wonderful Parent Champions speak about what they and their children love about HSAEL.


Ever wondered what it would be like to go to school on a film set? Or a video? Join us at HSAEL, where our buildings are regularly part of music videos and TV shows. Find out more about joining HSAEL on our website.


"This certificate shows the total hours - 949 - spent volunteering by HSAEL students as part of their award over the past year. We are incredibly proud of their achievements and the difference they have made to their community" Mr Anderson, DoE Manager/Head of Classics


Our Weekly Community Bulletin is now available on our website.


It was wonderful to see how much your Year 7 group enjoyed the event


Last week all of our Year 7s went to at to watch our women's and men's teams take on and beat China and Spain respectively. Students enjoyed the event enormously and we hope our vocal support helped to encourage our teams.


The latest Community Bulletin is now available on our website.


Our Weekly Community Bulletin is now available on our website.


Our latest weekly Community Bulletin is now available on our website. Please follow the link.


Come join one of few mfl dpts in the UK that's getting bigger rather than smaller. We start A Level French 🇫🇷next year and are recruiting a French teacher. A great opportunity for an ambitious ECT to join a dpt led by a wonderful HoD. Get in touch!


The very best of luck to all of our amazing Year 11 students who are beginning their first full week of GCSEs. We are very proud of you and all the hard work you have put in.


Our weekly Community Bulletin is now available on the HSAEL Academy website.


2 years of 🥳🤩! So many new connections, opportunities, discussions and student achievements during that time 🎸🎷🎺🥁🎻 🎹 . Can’t wait to see what the next year brings for our network.


(1/2) On Tuesday 236 students took part in our second Knowledge Celebration, reward them for their hard work and determination in achieving 65%+ in all but one of their Summer Golden Nugget tests. This means they have mastered the most important knowledge they learnt last term...


Well done to our debating team who took part in Final at . With much coaching they showcased their confident style, big ideas, excellent organisation of speeches and debaters. Working as a team they achieved a well-earned win amongst stiff competition


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We are very proud of Lily in Year 9 who gave a speech at UEL Sustainable Cities event. Lily spoke on "How a young person in Newham can influence policies at the global level". She also performs youth/leadership roles with


Big congratulations to all our students who took part in the last Sunday. Our Head of Classics Mr Anderson (who also organises the HSAEL Running Club) completed his SEVENTH London Marathon.

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Staff list

Kirsten Boyle Vice Principal
Lydia Pichurski Head of English, Literacy and Reading
Kelechi Iwumene 2ic English
Hayley Mathieson Head of House
Hiba Nadeem ECT English
Haroon Aiyub English Trainee
Melvin Hall Vice Principal 
Sangeitha Kowathanan Head of Maths
Gabriel Kelly 2ic Maths
Sasikala Kathirgamarajah  Teacher of Maths
Maryam Afsar Maths Trainee
Firdous Kazi Maths Trainee
Nick Myint Assistant Principal
Nazeanah Nazeer Head of Science
Shibila Robin ECT2 Chemistry
Albert Muntean ECT2 Chemistry
Saynab Ali Chemistry Trainee
Tom Christopher Senior Assistant Principal
Emma Connolly Assistant Principal
Hannah Diwakar Teacher of History
Dilan Gozlugol ECT1 History
Laura Montanaro Head of RS/ Philosophy
Samuel Anderson Head of Classics 
Sashel Bailey Teacher of Economics
Dan MacPherson Principal
Kailyn Albright Head of MFL
Xin Jing Teacher of Mandarin (PT)
Computer Science
Dale Perkins Head of Computer Science
Physical Education
Jade Dempster Head of House & Head of PE
Tony Ansell Head of House/ Sports coach
Lewis Ali Teacher of PE
Creative Technologies
Neil McPherson Head of Music
Lance Titus Teacher of Art and Photography
Davia Reid Teacher of Design & Technology
Operations Team
Claire Headman Business Manager
Niall Crowley Marketing officer
Bright Adjushi IT Technician
Adel Gomes Premises Manager
Sunny Egwu Premises Assistant
Kristy Vunzi PA to Principal
Saira Akhtar Receptionist/ medical officer
Xuexue Zhang  Finance Officer
Nilza Santos Reprographics
Teresa Sullivan Librarian
Julie Nicholson Senior Science Technician
Pembegul Ahmet Science Technician
Nathan Hall Attendance Officer
Faiza Haque Exams Officer
Blazej Przystawski Data Manager
Shah Hossain LSA
Adam Fixter LSA
Dhayann Hussain LSA (Apprentice)
Chamidu Manchanayaka LSA
Kasey White LSA (Apprentice)
Jesse Bilomba LSA (Apprentice)
Marie Quetant Safeguarding and Student Welfare Officer