Archive for 2021

A New Kitchen For Uphill

Uphill School Kitchen Uphill School Kitchen

What the school catering staff would really like for Christmas is a new kitchen for Uphill. 

New Tech for Uphill!

Using a photocopier Using a photocopier

What do you think when you see a photocopier? Is it just another bit of office equipment?

A Cracking Kiltwalk!

Kiltwalk 2021 Kiltwalk 2021

Six Uphill Kiltwalkers took to the streets of Glasgow on Sunday 26 September 2021 for the first live Kiltwalk since 2019.

Examination Success!

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The Class of 2020 faced challenges in their final year at school: COVID lockdown, home schooling, then back to school to live in a…

Back in Lockdown

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On 7 June 2021 Uphill was looking forward to welcoming all the primary year groups into school for the start of the last term…

Red Hot Challenge

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Running 5km a day for 30 days straight doesn’t sound too bad, especially for two young fit firefighters. Now add 34kg of firefighting kit…

Rags to Radio

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Meet Javira: Uphill Junior School Head Girl 2020-21. Uphill school director Elius first met Javira in 2014 when she was living with her mother…

Education for All

education for all education for all

                  Elius Muhimbise has a dream: To transform society through the provision of quality education for…

Volunteers or Locals?

Uphill lead builder Waren Uphill lead builder Waren

Who would you choose? International development charities have different ways of dealing with¬†construction projects, especially in rural areas. Some like to use overseas volunteers…

Inspirational Teachers

Inspirational Teachers Inspirational Teachers

Uphill Junior School has a staff of excellent teachers: Meet four people who are inspiring the next generation in rural Uganda. Nahurira Joan Joan…


sustainability sustainability

Uphill Junior School serves a rural community of subsistence farmers and small traders. Income levels within the community are very low or non-existent. Fees…

Now We Are Six!

Uphill Trust Six Years Old Uphill Trust Six Years Old

At the end of January each year we pinch ourselves to check that we are not dreaming – has another year gone past already?¬†…