Our news

New head master
February 12, 2021

New Beginnings

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…
Books for Mukwashi
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.
Early Learning Centre
February 7, 2021

Building Foundations

For over fourteen years, the Mukwashi school day has been dictated by the classroom space we have available.
girls uniform
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.
Juliet
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…
Grade 12
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!   …
Ernest-Kaveya
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…
classroom
December 10, 2020

Exam time

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…
Judah 2006 head
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…
school bus
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).
gardening
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.
Judah Sikamikami
September 4, 2020

Special Announcement!

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.
professional development
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.
Judah Sikamikami, Head Teacher
May 24, 2020

School re-opening

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

New Kitchen

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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