UGANDA 2018 BLOG: send off

  9.00am, Thursday 20/07/18 You can see the relief on our faces, having made it through Jackie Thompson’s security. Good to see Sarah Matthews from Georg Fischer, dropping in to send us on our way alongside Mrs Marr. Still full of vim and vigour at Cardiff airport. (Thanks for the…

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UGANDA 2018: Training day

Friday 13 July: Pretty in pink It feels like we’re finally off, with a rather intense day of learning some of the skills required to run a sports session in the morning (thank you Neil Parker) and then putting it all into practice at Hill Farm Primary School in the afternoon…

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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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