International Friendship Visit to Mustard Seed School

We have just returned from a wonderful few days at Mustard Seed School. Five international visitors joined us and we took part in a variety of hugely enjoyable activities with students and staff. Flowerbeds had sprung up throughout the site since our last visit, which made the site attractive and welcoming. Good results have brought […]

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International Friendship Visit to Isaac Newton High School

We have just returned from a truly wonderful visit to both Humanist schools in Uganda. Our party consisted of 3 UHST trustees, Steve and Hilary Hurd and Glenda Miller; Renate Bauer, Chair of the German Humanist organisation; and Peter Furness, Chair of Humanist Aid, Australia. Attached below is my report on our visit to Isaac […]

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UHST sponsored students are thriving

We have just returned from a visit to all the schools supported by Uganda Humanist School Trust and were delighted to meet the students that supporters are sponsoring at Mustard Seed Secondary School, Busota and Isaac Newton High School, Masaka. It was a particular pleasure to meet Senior 1 sponsored students for the first time […]

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Research by Isaac Newton students to increase local crop yields

Isaac Newton High School is a product of the local community, which has nurtured the school throughout the first 10 years of its development. The school is now determined to do what it can to help the community it serves. A month or so ago it formed the Isaac Newton Community Development Association to help […]

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Growing sporting excellence at Mustard Seed School

Since the playing field was completed at the Mustard Seed School, there has been a large increase in opportunities for both boys and girls to play sports. Football is popular and there are both boys’ and girls’ teams. Athletics is also becming a regular feature of co-curricular activities. Moses Kamya, the school’s Director, says: “Mustard […]

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Mustard Seed School Expansion Plan

In 2017 there has been a huge increase in the number of parents wishing to enrol their children at Mustard Seed School. Instead of the normal intake of 50 students a year, the school has enrolled twice that number. This follows two years of good O-level results and the first year of outstanding A-level results. […]

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A-Level Breakthrough at Mustard Seed

Ugandan A-level results were released on 1st March and students at Mustard Seed School are delighted with their achievements. 15 students out of 16 gained the minimum of 2 A-levels which they require to continue their education at vocational college and university levels. This is a major advance for the school and both students and […]

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Humanist school’s Community Service Volunteer Programme

Last weekend members of Isaac Newton High School Humanist Association (INHUASSO) – students and teachers – launched a new Community Service Volunteer Program with a sanitation and hygiene drive in the community near the school. They went to the homes of 8 needy families, 5 of whom have students at Isaac Newton High school on […]

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Isaac Newton High School proclaims its Humanism

Isaac Newton High School in Uganda has been working on projecting the Humanist Ethos of the school to the local community and to visitors. It has a new school sign, which proclaims its Secular Humanist stance. Peter Kisirinya, the Director of Isaac Newton School, explains that, “The active executive committee of our Humanist Students Association […]

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UHST 2016 Annual Report published

Uganda Humanist School Trust’s 2016 Annual Report and provisional accounts have just been released. Download a copy of 2016 Report. We are encouraged by the steady progress the Humanist Schools in Uganda are making. UHST and the schools would like to thank all our supporters for their ongoing support, which has sustained the growth of […]

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