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
Today has been another very busy day! It began with Miss Shelmerdine and Mrs Davies going on a bear hunt with the Reception children! They squealed with delight as they went on their journey around the school compound – especially when the bear became a lion! We have a video to share on our return! … Continue reading Day 2 in Kenya!
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!
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!
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!
Time is flying by and the children and teachers as well as families have been very busy in preparing for this very special visit. The Egerton Schools’ Foundation were able to secure a grant from The British Foreign Schools’ Society earlier this year to support Egerton in Kenya to develop their own library and to … Continue reading 2016 Egerton Njoro Trip
A team of 13 Cheshire-based teachers and members of the local business community is set to embark on a journey of more than 4,000 miles to visit a school in Kenya. The team, which includes Alison Hooper, head teacher of Egerton Primary School in Knutsford, Jill Adams of Northwich-based family bakery Roberts Bakery and James … Continue reading Cheshire Team Sets off for 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