Mustard Seed School makes great strides

Moses Kamya, the Mustard Seed School Director, has just sent the following report of progress at the school over the past year: “The support of Uganda Humanist Schools Trust (UHST) has enabled the Mustard Seed School Busota to continuously transform; not just in infrastructure and facilities, but also the lives of learners therein.  Scholarships enabled […]

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Mustard Seed School proclaims its Humanist Vision

Mustard Seed Schools sits in a deeply religious community, both Christian and Moslem. It has therefore tried not to alienate the parents and families of its students. There have been periods when religious symbols have been banned in school, but these days the school takes a more tolerant stance towards private adherence to religious faith. […]

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9th UHST Annual Report

The 9th Annual Report of Uganda Humanist Schools Trust has just been published. The Humanist Schools in Uganda have made huge progress in the past two years. They are beginning to turn in very respectable results in national examinations, such that both Isaac Newton and Mustard Seed School are among the top 5 schools in […]

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Humanist students’ Away Day

In 2016 Isaac Newton High School set up a Humanist Association to promote humanist values and put them into practice by working in the local community. They decided to offer practical help to some of the poorest members of the nearby village and chose to focus particularly on hygiene and sanitation. The projects they have […]

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Humanist Schools defy expectations at A-level

The pictures show Mustard Seed School’s star student, Joan Mukisa, being congratulated for her outstanding A-level performance when the results, two Bs and a C, were released last week. Joan, or Joanex as she prefers to be known, stood out as an exceptional student when she joined the school.  She is a single orphan, who […]

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Excellent O-level results at Isaac Newton

The Uganda Certificate of Education (O-level) results were released last week. Isaac Newton High School had their best results ever – a huge leap in performance on last year. 50 candidates were entered for the exams. There are 9 grades overall and Isaac Newton’s results were stellar: 13 (26%) gained Grade 1 23 (46%) gained […]

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Josh Kutchinsky dancing

Here is Josh dancing at the Humanist School in Uganda: Happy memories Steve Hurd

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Sad loss of Josh Kutchinsky

It is with great sadness that we heard today of the death of our dear friend Josh Kutchinsky. It is a huge loss to us all. Josh played an extremely valuable role as a founding Trustee of Uganda Humanist Schools Trust, where he represented the British Humanist Association. We were together in Uganda in 2008 […]

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St Louis Ethical Society Podcast

Here is the latest podcast be Kate Lovelady, leader of St Louis Ethical Society, which has raised substantial funds to support the Humanist Schools in Uganda. The podcast of Kate’s annual appeal of 2017 to support the Uganda Schools is at <https://ethicalstl.org/category/podcast/>, specifically on December 3, entitled: What wonders we can achieve together Much of […]

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Positive Report from Mustard Seed School Director

The latest Annual Report by Moses Kamya, the Mustard Seed School’s Director, outlines substantial progress during 2017. At last the school’s long-standing water shortage is within sight of relief following the completion of a new high pressure water pipe from a new pumping station on the River Nile. By providing additional unplanned money three-quarters of […]

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