Archive for 2017

Ugandan paper bead jewellery

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Uganda is full of micro-enterprises, and making beads for paper bead jewellery is just one of them. The trust has forged a strong relationship…

Meet Our Supported Pupils (3)

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Another in our series of posts about some of the children being supported in school by the  Pupil Support Fund: R joined Uphill Junior…

McNabb Classroom Block is Finished!

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The new McNabb classroom block was completed in August 2016, just in time for the beginning of the final term of the school year….

Danny the Paralympian: Wheelchair Events

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Event 1 – 2015 On Saturday 17 October the day dawned clear and cold and ‘Danny the Paralympian’ and three members of The Uphill…

A playground for Kindergarten

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Finally, we have a playground for Kindergarten! We don’t yet have permanent buildings for the Uphill Kindergarten but, after much deliberation, we decided that…

Meet the Uphill Ambassadors

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  Clockwise from top left: Uphill Ambassadors Di Hartrup – Mags Black – Debbie Herbert – Joely & Bethan “I feel passionately that EVERYONE…

Working towards a School Licence

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In 2017 a large amount of  school and trustee effort was directed towards liaising with officials from the Ministry of Education and various local…

Uphill Marathon Runners

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Meet the Uphill Marathon Runners 2017! The Stirling Scottish Marathon, being held for the very first time in May 2017 and pretty much on…

Patience Goes Uphill

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Catriona Laird, Scottish illustrator and comic artist, has written and illustrated a lovely book called Patience Goes Uphill.  Catriona is Liddy’s daughter and has been…

Meet Our Supported Pupils (2)

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Another in our series of posts about the children being helped by the Pupil Support Fund: L has four brothers and one sister and…

New Home for Uphill

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When the Uphill Trust came into being, Uphill Junior School comprised a wooden building on a rented site in the centre of Iruhuura Trading…