UGANDA 2018: Quidditch for Uganda

Well done to Holly Kingswell and Sophia Eales, who brought a bit of magic to their fund raising for the Uganda 2018 team, with a Quidditch tournament. The event saw Quidditch teams made up of staff and students and took place in the sports hall on Thursday 26 April 2018.

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AFRICA INSPIRES: LOOKING AHEAD TO 2018

Andrew’s blog A remarkable few days in East Africa with a stellar cast of students, a strong lead role from Sally Hammersley and admirable support roles in the form of Ben and his good friend Richard; it’s a struggle to know what would phase these gentlemen. Late flight arrival on…

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AFRICA INSPIRES: SPORTS FESTIVAL DAY

Sam and Tamesha’s blog Five schools. Over 700 students. 6 sports…but only one champion. Today we were lucky enough to spectate a festival that started in 2011 and is still thriving and growing stronger in skill and ability each year. I can honestly say that they have flourished and developed…

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AFRICA INSPIRES: THE JEWEL IN AFRICA’S CROWN

Sally’s blog Teaching tenses and tennis today, along with a visit to the reception class to practice the alphabet. It’s overwhelming how welcoming and inquisitive both staff and students are; everyday brings new questions concerning the moles on our skin (whether they itch or if we’re ill) and the differences…

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AFRICA INSPIRES: The adventure begins

We’re up and running. No turning back now. The luggage has all been checked-in and Keown was relieved to find that he was able to purchase his favoured after-shave in the departure lounge. This has obviously been weighing on him as his relief was almost palpable. Others have also been…

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