February 12, 2021
A special welcome to Ms Mulemba Sakuwaha — our dynamic new Head Teacher!
February 12, 2021
We are growing…
When Mukwashi first opened its classroom doors back in 2006, there were three staff. This year, there is a team of twenty, including a cook f…
February 11, 2021
An Inside Look
While pupils waited for the start of the covid-delayed 2021 school year, our staff were busy scrubbing, painting and preparing classrooms, books, toilets and grounds for the re-opening.
February 7, 2021
For over fourteen years, the Mukwashi school day has been dictated by the classroom space we have available.
February 1, 2021
Bringing Style to Mukwashi
After 14 years, our pupils are smartening up! Check out Mukwashi’s new uniform for primary school pupils. We’ve retained the same colours and gingham check pattern, but freshened up the style.
January 14, 2021
You know you’re getting old when….
You can imagine our delight (and surprise) when a former pupil, Juliet Machuku, walked into the office to enrol her daughter, Beauty, in…
January 2, 2021
Registered, Ready & Results
This past December, for the first time in fourteen years, Mukwashi’s certificate level pupils (Grades 7, 9 and 12) completed the national exams in their own classrooms! …
December 16, 2020
Mr Ernest Kaveya
Former pupil, Ernest Kaveya, recently graduated with a first degree in electro-mechanical engineering, industrial systems and geo-resources. He completed all his undergraduate studies in Morocco w…
December 10, 2020
December 2020 was the first time our secondary pupils had not needed to travel elsewhere to sit their exams! We are now officially licensed as a national examination centre for all primary and sec…
December 4, 2020
A change of era
December 2020 marks the end of an ‘era’ as we say goodbye to Mr Judah Sikamikami. He has served as our head teacher and teacher motivator for the 14 years since we opened in September 2006, and ha…
September 17, 2020
This term’s arrangements
Following the government’s unexpected announcement, school will restart on Monday 28th September for pupils in the Reception class and in all non-exam grades (1-6, 8, 10-11).
September 7, 2020
Introducing ‘The Judah Sikamikami Scholarships’
In honour of Judah Sikamikami’s 14 years of service as Headteacher, we will award annually six full scholarships which will pay the award-winners’ school fees for one year.
September 4, 2020
After 14 years of service as headteacher, Judah Sikamikami has decided it’s time for him to step down from Mukwashi and move on to a new task.
September 1, 2020
Snippets of news from last term
When grade 7, 9 & 12 pupils were allowed to return to school in June, they began with lessons in mask making.
May 24, 2020
The government has announced schools may re-open on 1st June for examination year classes (Grade 7, 9 & 12 only). Officials from GMoE have inspected the school, and have given us the ‘all …
May 18, 2020
Thanks to the generosity of some overseas friends, local builders erected a new school kitchen during the closure. We’ll use this to provide every pupil with a free daily hot meal. Our na…
May 10, 2020
Busy in closure
The staff all worked throughout the Covid 19 closure period. We seized the opportunity to spend 4 hours a day studying an on-line teacher development course run by the UK Open University. Its ‘Tea…
February 18, 2020
Reading to the community
Every term, all the pupils in Grades 5, 6, 8, 9, 10 & 11 spend one whole day taking books into the local community, and reading stories to the children whose parents can’t afford to send them …
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