Visit October / November 2016


Great although very long journey – everything went to plan, marvellous, arriving in Bo 10 pm Tuesday 18th October.  Approximately 19 hours door to door!! Angela, Max & [...]

Visit October / November 20162017-03-24T11:12:29+00:00

Visit Report. April / May 2016.


  Great journey.  Even arrived at the correct terminal at Brussels airport, no going through security again by having to negotiate the change over.  Fab.  About half an hour [...]

Visit Report. April / May 2016.2016-05-22T00:32:19+00:00

Future Development


The Vision Thing OAKS Primary school opened for 100 kids from deprived backgrounds in October 2007. Since then we’ve slowly expanded.  Class 6 and Sierra Leone’s equivalent of 11+ [...]

Future Development2016-04-25T16:20:10+00:00

Laurel’s visit to Bo. February 2016


Tuesday 2nd February – Wednesday 24th February Another early start with too much luggage.  Checked in for 06.15 flight to Brussels & onward to Freetown, arriving at 6pm.  Met [...]

Laurel’s visit to Bo. February 20162016-03-05T18:22:53+00:00

Visit Report. 4th – 22nd November 2015


PART ONE - Laurel & Anne Flight Wednesday & Journey to Bo Thursday November FOG & Tuesday flight cancelled.  Re-routed via Brussels the following day with an upgrade to [...]

Visit Report. 4th – 22nd November 20152016-01-15T10:56:02+00:00

Spring Ball 2014


  Saturday 15th March 2014. Almost 200 revellers assembled at Thornton Hall for a scrumptious meal, sparkling chat, dancing to Dave Bladen disco and amateur band ‘The Spangles’. Generous [...]

Spring Ball 20142015-02-28T11:46:35+00:00

Visit to Rhyl High School


Members of OAKS Junior Secondary School have been corresponding with a group of Year 10 and Year 11 pupils from Rhyl High School, since October 2013, via ‘Rhyl Football [...]

Visit to Rhyl High School2015-02-26T21:20:49+00:00

Leaf Report. Class JSS 1.


  A difficult year of transition.  Children from other schools have been noticeably weaker in their English speaking, reading & understanding, by comparison to our OAKS pupils whose command [...]

Leaf Report. Class JSS 1.2015-02-26T13:16:30+00:00
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