The inaugural Cheshire Cycling Sportive last year was a huge success and this year will likely be bigger and better. Registration is now open for this epic cycle on some of Cheshire’s amazing roads.
Our story, written and illustrated by the fantastic Tim Claydon-Butler has now been published and is available on Amazon! 100% of proceeds from the book go to the Egerton Foundation.
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 http://glp.globaldimension.org.uk
We have some exciting news to share! Our very own Mrs Hooper has been shortlisted for the Global Educator of the Year Award! We feel very lucky to have her driving the Foundation forward and as our Head here at Egerton, ensuring the values of global learning benefit all of our children. Congratulations Alison! … Continue reading Global Educator of the Year Award
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
We walked to school this morning with great anticipation! It was a beautiful day and as we got closer to school we could hear the buzz of excitement from the children. They were all coming out on to the school field for our farewell assembly. Some were carrying chairs on the heads for the staff, … Continue reading Our last day in Kenya
Today was extremely busy! Mrs Hooper was training teachers with Mrs Kimani on behalf of the British council. Miss Shelmerdine and Mrs Davies as well as James Occleston, Jill Adams and Jayne Chapman were at Egerton. The rest of the books gifted by children at our school were presented to the children. They were delighted! 😃 The adults … Continue reading Monday in Njoro
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
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!
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