Low-Tech, High-Fun

Uphill children learn simple gamesUphill children learn simple games

Sometimes it’s the simple things that bring the greatest rewards. As there is no electrical power at Uphill (yet) and it was the rainy…

Admin Block: Almost There

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During our recent trustee visit to Uganda we were delighted to see progress with the new administration building. The builders hope to have this…

Congratulations Mr Director!

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On Sunday 25 March 2018 Uphill school Director Muhimbise Elius married his lovely bride Tushabe Shalot in St Peter’s Church, Iruhuura. Their gorgeous daughter…

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 in…

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…

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…