The Egerton Schools’ Foundation.

A global school partnership between Egerton Primary School in Njoro, Kenya and Egerton Primary School in Knutsford, England brought together by a rare joint heritage. The foundation exists to promote an enriched, sustainable and equitable approach to high quality global education for ALL the children of BOTH schools.

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What Does The Foundation Do?

The foundation provides for our children in Knutsford and Kenya, teaching them about:

  • The world beyond their front door
  • The history of the Egerton family, and the impact it’s had on both our schools
  • The value of getting involved and helping others

It also:

  • Equips them to succeed in a globalised world
  • Promotes values such as empathy, fairness and respect
  • Develops their enquiry and critical thinking skills
  • Deepens curriculum knowledge and understanding
  • Further strengthens the school ethos and values
  • Expands their awareness and understanding of global issues
  • Supports the development of all our teachers

Our school partnership achieves a lot but WE NEED YOUR HELP TO CONTINUE.

Want to get involved? READ ON!

Love cycling?  Join the Cheshire Sportive on September 11th.  A 65 mile cycling challenge starting in Knutsford.  Using British sky cycling teams favourite roads and with 100% of profits going to our foundation!
Visit the Cheshire Sportive Page

Not for you?  Then walk with us instead!  To show support for those raising money for the foundation in the Cheshire Sportive, we’re asking children and parents to join us on the same day, September 11th as we walk to the mansion at Tatton Park.  Leaving from the Knutsford gates at 9am.  Children can walk, cycle or scoot the 2 miles to the house.

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Your Support

Through the work of our foundation the children & staff of both schools have gained an enhanced understanding of life in Kenya and the UK, enjoyed an enriched, diverse curriculum and ultimately all of this has further ignited their future aspirations. None of this is possible without support from people & businesses like YOU.



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Background and History

Egerton Primary School Knutsford was established by Lord Wilbraham Egerton of the Tatton Estate in 1893. His nephew Maurice Egerton, founded the link school in Kenya in 1939. Amazingly, the two schools did not know about each other until 2005 but since then both schools have worked tirelessly to forge strong links through project work and exchange visits.

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Through the foundation it’s our intention to enhance the quality of educational experiences of the children and the wider communities of both schools. We will achieve this by using the global themes of peace and conflict, diversity, social justice, sustainability and interdependence to empower the children to be effective global citizens with high aspirations.

Who We Support

Over the last 10 years of the partnership the staff and pupils of the schools have experienced a wealth of benefits from the partnership. Whilst these can often be difficult to articulate, the aspiration of the Foundation is to deliver the following benefits:

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