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!

Educational delegation follows in Maurice Egerton’s footsteps to Kenya


February sees the seventh 4,000 mile visit to Kenya of a delegation of teachers, parents and local business representatives including Tatton Park as part of the continuing partnership between Egerton Primary Schools in Knutsford and in Kenya. This unique collaboration is a lasting legacy of Maurice, 4th and last Baron Egerton of Tatton (1874 – … Continue reading Educational delegation follows in Maurice Egerton’s footsteps to Kenya