Jun 28, 2016, 3:07 PM
Jazz bands from Lytchett Minster and Canford schools – and the swing band from Sherborne School – performed at an amazing fundraising event on Saturday for charity Child of Hope.
Jun 24, 2016, 10:52 AM
Dorset-based Jane Farrell Ballet School for donates proceeds of £220 from its 25th anniversary show...
Jun 16, 2016, 2:37 PM
We are now the proud owners of 60 ducks and the children are having great fun feeding them, sorting out their house, filling up their ‘swimming pools’ and generally looking forward to when the eggs will arrive!
May 26, 2016, 4:53 PM
No more labour-intensive treadle sewing! Quite a while back we had a very generous donation to help our beleaguered school tailor. Finally, after a lot of research we have electric sewing machines!
May 9, 2016, 4:40 PM
We are excited to show off our new musical instruments. Music and dance are very much an integral part of Ugandan culture and we were really keen to get more instruments in order to expand and motivate our musicians!
May 5, 2016, 11:52 AM
It’s always exciting when we hand out new uniforms, and this year was no exception with our nursery children. It’s no easy task getting over 100 small children into new t-shirts and shorts … but after turning things back round the right way, rescuing some stuck heads and getting a leg in each hole… we made it!
Apr 15, 2016, 2:22 PM
Our Income Generating Activities (IGA) scheme is indisputably a high-impact and sustainable method of helping a family lift themselves out of the worst extremes of poverty. But why is it that 95% of parents starting a business with us are mums? Why don’t the dads engage?
Apr 6, 2016, 5:13 PM
Yesterday Bex was standing by the school gate when two young boys turned up and stared at her through the bars. She asked them what they wanted and they said they’d come to see their brother. “Because our other brother is dead.”
Mar 24, 2016, 3:02 PM
The CoH school choirs are about to get a big boost in the form of new musical instruments – thanks to kind staff and pupils at Dauntsey Academy Primary School. They held a Night at the Musicals event… which raised £327 for the choirs.
Mar 18, 2016, 12:02 PM
Huge thanks to everyone who sent support for the families whose slum homes were burned down in an arson attack recently. One of the huts was home to a Child of Hope pupil and we ended up moving the family into a different home as they had no money.