Archive for 2016

Teaching in the Genes

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I’m sure many of us had an inspirational teacher during our days at school or university. These teachers made lasting impressions on us and…

Muddy Mayhem Event

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North of Scotland junior tennis players Katie, Katie, Rosie and Niamh, along with their coach Steven Birrell, organised MUDDY MAYHEM – a sponsored assault…

What can £1 buy?

The reading glasses project began late in 2014, when Elius told us that the elders of his church in Iruhuura were struggling to read…

Security Fence for Uphill

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During the first part of 2016, when the McNabb Classroom Block was under construction, it became clear that a good quality security fence was…

48 Hour Fence Loupers

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Uphill Trustee Liddy Laird and her husband Calum undertook the 48 Hour Fence Loupers¬† – sponsored endurance motorcycle event – around Scotland on the…

Joy of Reading

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Whenever we visit Uphill Junior School we spend time observing classes at all levels of the school. Lessons are delivered in english, the current…