Isaac Newton: Climate Change & other Challenges

This is the latest report from Peter Kisirinya, the Director of Isaac Newton High School: Isaac Newton High School has reached the end of term one of 2019. It is satisfying to reflect on the progress we have made in developing the school and improving the education and welfare of our students, which are both […]

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Uganda Humanist Schools Trust’s infrastructure appeal reaches the half-way point

UHST is delighted to announce that our 10th Anniversary Building Appeal has brought in donations from our supporters of £75,300. This takes us half-way towards our goal of raising £150,000 to complete the major infrastructure of the two Uganda high schools we support. During 2018, contributions from UHST supporters have made a huge difference to […]

A Further Year of Progress at Mustard Seed School

Moses Kamya, the Director of Mustard Seed School, reports on another year of progress: “We closed for the end of 2018 holidays on the 7th of December with a total enrolment of 565 children, 333 of whom were in boarding. We conducted UNEB exams successfully and are expecting good results early next year. The increase […]

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Isaac Newton School’s big leap forward in 2018

Peter Kisirinya, the Director of Isaac Newton High School, has just sent this report of impressive progress during 2018. “The school ended its 2018 academic year on 7th December with a total of 573 students, out of which 369 are boarding students with 194 girls and 175 boys. This year we are proud to report […]

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Barrie Berkley

We have just learned the sad news that Barrie Berkley died last Tuesday. Barrie made contact with the Ugandan founders of the pioneering Humanist Schools in 2004 and worked hard to stimulate international support for the schools. In 2008 he joined Uganda Humanist Schools Trust as one of our founding Trustees. He and his wife […]

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UHST 10th Anniversary £150,000 Building Appeal

Two months ago we launched a building appeal, marking the 10th Anniversary of Uganda Humanist Schools Trust, with the aim of completing the infrastructure of the two Humanist High Schools we support, Isaac Newton and Mustard Seed Schools. The money will be used to build Library & Information Centres, Multi-purpose School Halls, Boarding Hostels and […]

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Welcome to Katumba Parents Humanist Primary School

We should like to congratulate Katumba Parents Humanist Primary School on being accepted as the 4th member of Uganda Humanist Schools Association. The school is on the outskirts of the small town of Bundibugyo, situated on the remote western border of Uganda. It was set up in 2010 by a group of parents living in […]

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UHST 10th Anniversary £150,000 Building Appeal

This is the 10th Anniversary of Uganda Humanist Schools Trust existence. We have just returned from a wonderful two weeks in Uganda visiting the Humanist Schools.   I attach reports on the two secondary schools, Isaac Newton and Mustard Seed School, which are both thriving. Isaac Newton School Report Mustard Seed School Report   Due […]

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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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