Our fifth day in Kenya


Today was inspirational and challenging too. The team were invited to visit 3 schools, all who have partnerships with Cheshire schools, to observe teaching, learn about the journey of the school and their challenges: Njguini Primary School This school has just started their link with Peover Primary School. This school was ‘born’ just 4 years … Continue reading Our fifth day in Kenya

And now for something completely different… Day 4 in Kenya!


Today has been completely different. We ventured out of the classroom and experienced a school visit to Lake Nakuru today. We were shown the teaching block which has an outdoor amphitheater for lessons! As part of the children’s learning they take part in a visit to this national park to learn about the lake and … Continue reading And now for something completely different… Day 4 in Kenya!

A busy third day in Kenya


Today began with the painting crew heading off to school and Mrs Hooper, Miss Shelmerdine and Mrs Davies with the teachers from Little Bollington and St Mary’s in Middlewich joined teachers and Headteachers for a training session. This training was led by Mrs Hooper and Mrs Kimani. It focused on the strength of the partnerships … Continue reading A busy third day in Kenya

Our First Day in School!


Today began with us being woken at 6am by excited children hurrying to school! We walked to school heavily laden with books from our families and teaching materials. We walked past the Tatton houses which are student accommodation and Tatton Farm, before reaching the gates of Egerton Primary School. We were greeted by Mrs Kimani, the Headteacher, … Continue reading Our First Day in School!

We have arrived in Njoro!


After arriving at Manchester Airport at 2pm on Saturday and travelling via car, two planes, bus and boat, we safely arrived in Njoro early on Sunday morning. We’ve already seen zebra’s, many colourful birds and a few hippos! This morning (Monday) we arrived at Egerton School Njoro and were warmly greeted with a welcome song … Continue reading We have arrived in Njoro!

The Gruffalo’s going to Njoro!


Back in 2015 The Egerton Schools’ Foundation were able to secure a grant from The British Foreign Schools’ Society to support Egerton in Kenya to develop their own library. In addition it funded  training for teachers, a peer mentoring scheme and supports parents in hearing their children read. Although the grant has enabled the school to buy … Continue reading The Gruffalo’s going to Njoro!