Archive for 2020

Uphill has Pigs!

In December 2018 we launched the Uphill Farm Appeal, to fund a programme of hands-on agricultural experiences for the pupils (and staff) that would,…

Kindergarten on the Move!

The early years classes at Uphill are often the biggest and, up to now, children in Baby, Middle and Top class have been crammed…

The Masking Tapes

Looking for something to do to keep myself busy during lockdown, I started sorting out my fabric store, and my thoughts drifted to “What…

Lessons in Lockdown

In response to the COVID 19 pandemic, Uphill Junior School, along with all the other educational establishments in Uganda, closed its doors on 20…

COVID 19 Food Relief 2

Earlier this month, while posho (ground maize) and soap bars were being handed out to the Uphill Junior School families (see COVID 19 Food…

COVID 19 Food Relief 1

We received a fabulous response to our COVID 19 food crisis appeal in April, both in donations and as sponsorship for the Uphill 2.6…

The Uphill 2.6 Challenge

On Sunday 26 April – the day the London Marathon would have taken place – charitable folks across the UK will be getting active…

COVID 19 Update 2

COVID 19 Food Crisis Uphill Junior School has been closed since 20 March 2020 and, as in the UK, the Ugandan lockdown has been…

COVID 19 Update 1

With lockdown measures firmly in place in the UK and now also in Uganda, we feel it is important to let you know what…

Uphill RUMPs Workshop

teaching a pupil to make sanitary pads teaching a pupil to make sanitary pads

Around the world, girls and women resort to using rags, mattress stuffing, banana leaves, feathers, and even cow dung to manage their menstruation. Having access to washable, hygienic…