Kimbolton School in Ghana

11/7/16 Today,we received our official welcoming in our welcoming ceremony organised by Essaman United. This consisted of a Cadet inspection and display,in which cadets Ella Brown,Hattie Dent,Fiona Denton and Sophey Harrison-Harding inspected the cadet soldiers from Essaman united. For us,it was like AGI day back at Kimbolton instead we were…

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KIMBOLTON Arrives in Ghana

Akwaaba Kimbolton, welcome back! It’s with great excitement that we welcome back Kimbolton to Ghana. The last few months of uncertainty caused by the unexpected medical concerns in West Africa seem a distant memory with their arrival – we thank Kimbolton staff and parents for keeping faith with the reality…

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Days 7 and 8

Day 7 On Saturday, we painted all the shutters and doors of the whole of Essaman school! The second mural and form 2 classroom also progressed and now look colourful and a great environment for learning. Half way through the day, Mr Pollard took 6 students on a ‘5 minute…

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Day 6

Day 6 Today started in a challenging way after we found out that a teacher at the Essaman primary school had passed away. Our thoughts and condolences go out to her family. The group responded in a very mature and responsible way by ensuring our work was done to the…

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Days 3, 4 and 5

Day 3 After a 7.30 departure, we made our way to the rainforest. A quick but steep walk up the hill was a challenging start to the day, made easier by the abundant wildlife: a huge ant trail and colourful birds. Once we were hundreds of metres high we embarked…

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Days 1, 2 and 3

Day 1 After a long day of travelling and with only one (!) missing bag, we arrived in Accra and transferred to our hotel for the night. We woke early to the cry of roosters and embarked upon a 4 hour journey to Elmina, with a breakfast break, in our…

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