School Nurse for Uphill


All private schools in Uganda are expected to have at least one health care provider on site to attend to the first aid needs…

Isobel Duncan Building


In December 2017 the foundations were excavated for a new building at Uphill – funded in large part by a generous legacy donation. Esther…

Meet the Uphill teachers


The driving force behind the establishment and continued development of Uphill Junior School is the school’s charismatic Founder and Director, Muhimbise Elius, seen below on…

Teacher Benon’s New Home

Poverty doesn’t just affect children in rural Ugandan communities. Even qualified teachers can struggle to make ends meet. Benon joined the Uphill Junior School…

Finishing the McNabb Classrooms


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

A playground for Kindergarten


Finally, we have some lovely play equipment for the Uphill Junior School kindergarten children! After much deliberation, we decided that a temporary playground made…

Working towards a School License


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

New Home for Uphill


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

Securing the School Site


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

Where is the school?


Uphill Junior School is located in the village of Iruhuura, in the crater lake hills 35km south of the town of Fort Portal in western Uganda…