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Mabel visits Bluebells School!

Mabel visits Bluebells School!

The title is completely misleading. Mabel is not a person, but the name of an inspirational organisation set up by Lauren Mellor, and it provides...
The Flipiflopi Expedition

The Flipiflopi Expedition

Backed by the UNEP Clean Seas initiative, the Flipflopi set sail on the first overseas expedition in January, travelling 500kms from Lamu to Zanz...
Happy 2019!

Happy 2019!

Team Bushbells wishes you all a very happy and healthy 2019!  It's  a perfect opportunity for us to say a very big ASANTE SANA and THANK YOU to y...
Teacher Training for Bluebells Staff

Teacher Training for Bluebells Staff

Sam is one wonderful lady. Her energy and enthusiasm and generosity of spirit is extraordinary and we're so lucky at Bushbells to have met her. Sh...
Rob Stephenson Trust to the rescue again!

Rob Stephenson Trust to the rescue again!

  For those of you that avidly read every blog/news feed that I write about the work of Bushbells, and our sister school Bluebells – you’ll kn...
Team Bushbells @ Beach clean up!

Team Bushbells @ Beach clean up!

Team Bushbells were once again delighted to participate in Watamu's annual beach clean up. They were thrilled to have Volunteer Josh back in their ...
University Challenge

University Challenge

It’s that time of year again. Summer is dwindling and so many people are thinking of going back to school or university. There’s one person Team Bu...
Volunteer Voice - My last week by Sophie

Volunteer Voice - My last week by Sophie

Our last week was a short one as the smaller students were on holiday.  I took the older children to the Watamu recycling centre, which was a huge ...
Volunteer Voice - My Second Week, by Sophie

Volunteer Voice - My Second Week, by Sophie

My Second Week at Bushbells has been just as wonderful as my first. We went on an excursion to Garoda Beach.  There we played a game called “Who ge...
Volunteer Voice: 'My first impressions as a volunteer' by Sophie, 19, from Wiltshire

Volunteer Voice: 'My first impressions as a volunteer' by Sophie, 19, from Wiltshire

We are very lucky to have Sophie who is volunteering at the school for 3 weeks. She's already a huge hit and is doing lots of art, activities and m...
Happy Feet!

Happy Feet!

Last week, a great big green van came trundling into the school. Any visitor provides great excitement for the school and this was no exception. The van doors opened, the excitement mounted and soon all the children were lining up in an orderly fashion...
Big Cat Walk Charity Fashion Show!

Big Cat Walk Charity Fashion Show!

Bushbells were once again delighted to support the annual St Cat's Fashion show in March by providing their colourful kikoy pull-ons and shorts for the girls and boys to wear. It's an important event in their school calendar and this year they were raising money for War Child and Afghan Connection.