Alison Hooper on the National Global Learning Programme

Egerton Primary School Knutsford is an Expert Centre for the National Global Learning Programme (GLP) and has been since 2014. In this video Alison Hooper, Headteacher at Egerton, discusses the importance of global learning with Clive Belgeonne, GLP National Leader for the North of England. For more information on the GLP please visit

Fundraising for our foundation

There are two exciting fundraising events being organised in aid of our foundation in September 2016. The Cheshire Cycling Sportive A 65 mile cycling sportive, starting in Knutsford, travelling through Cheshire most prestigious towns and villages.  The route totals 5500ft of ascent, a massive challenge.  All proceeds will go to our foundation! Find out more The … Continue reading Fundraising for our foundation

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