Exam Success!

At the end of 2015 the first year of students from TKWL’s Simon Newberry Primary school took their final exams (Certificate of Primary Education, KCPE) which determined whether they progressed onto high school or vocational training. The results were excellent, with 2/3 of students getting an overall grade of over 60%; half of those got […]

March 17, 2016 Blog
Exam Success

Making Music and Money for TKWL

Over 100 people enjoyed an evening of classical music and raised an amazing £1,036 for TKWL! Held at Rayleigh Baptist Church on Saturday 6th February, the audience enjoyed listening to 16 year-old Alex Wood who plays a range of instruments including the piano, saxophone, clarinet, marimba and timpani. The second half of the evening was […]

February 20, 2016 Blog

A musical extravaganza

Anyone live near Rayleigh?… Then this is for you! We’ve got an amazing concert coming up on Saturday 6th February at 7.30 p.m. Alex Wood aged 16, a musical prodigy, is going to be playing a selection of classical pieces on the piano and retired teacher Keith Norman will be playing the organ. All of […]

January 25, 2016 Blog
To Kenya with Love

Thank You

Today Simon Newberry School had a visit from I&M Bank’s Western Region Head, Mr Ashok Kabra. They very kindly supported the school with books and food and hope to be able to visit again next year. Thank you for making a difference!

December 5, 2015 Blog
Grand Opening

Grand Opening

On 20th November Simon Newberry School celebrated its Grand Opening! It was a chance to celebrate all that God has done over the years and thank those people who had worked so hard to make the school possible. There was a great atmosphere and the food was very good! The nursery and primary students showed […]

December 2, 2015 Blog

Getting Ready

The school is looking good after some hard work, ready for the opening tomorrow! We are all excited here and having a good time with the staff and children. We will celebrate tomorrow that the school is now complete!

November 19, 2015 Blog
To Kenya with Love

Tea Party Success

A huge thank you goes to everyone who organised and attended the Great Annual Cornish Clotted Cream Tea. An amazing £2,800 was raised for TKWL!

September 28, 2015 Blog

Cream Tea anyone?

On 26th September 2015, the Great Annual Cornish Clotted Cream Tea will be raising money for TKWL. Hosted by Maghull Baptist Church, near Liverpool, the event also has a children’s craft tent to keep little ones entertained. Even if you don’t live in the northwest, the food looks so good that you might decide that […]

September 5, 2015 Blog

Preparing for the Grand Opening

During the August holiday the staff at TKWL’s Simon Newberry School had three student-free weeks to prepare the school for its official Grand Opening which is happening on 20th November. All of the classrooms were repainted, including the walls, ceilings, windows and doors. The ground floor classrooms had their floors re-tiled and outside areas were […]

August 29, 2015 Blog

Thank You

Each year sponsored children are provided with uniforms and shoes, which are expenses their families cannot afford. As you can see these are gratefully received!

July 28, 2015 Blog
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