Author Archives: MaxKathryn

Newsletter Science and Technology edition

We have had a busy few months at the Nicolas Robinson School and so we are sharing our updates between a few short messages. This message is focussing on the science activities at the school and how these activities and … Continue reading

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Newsletter December 2017

We are currently in Mekele together with many visiting volunteers who have spent the past 1-2 weeks with us at the school, and will soon be leaving to spend Christmas at home. Here in Ethiopia, Christmas is celebrated on 7th … Continue reading

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Newsletter July 2017 (graduation)

We hope you are all well and enjoying a lovely summer. This time of year is always very special at the Nicolas Robinson School as we celebrate the end of another school year and the graduation of many of our … Continue reading

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111km Antarctic Sled-Pull raised £17,000

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Many thanks to George Potts who raised £17,000 and reached the South Pole in December 2017 He traversed 111km of terrain in Antarctica (or “one degree” of the Earth’s surface) this Christmas. He set off from Punta Arenas on the … Continue reading

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A new blog for volunteers

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Thinking of volunteering? Trying to imagine the experience? One of our volunteers has kindly set up a blog, sharing her experience and that of other volunteers. Volunteers at the Nicolas School are invited to contribute and you can read more … Continue reading

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Bolton Junior Girls School

Bolton Junior Girls school raised more than £800 in February! They had great fun dressing up as rainbows. They also drew a rainbow in chalk in the playground and filled it with pennies! Many thanks indeed to the girls and … Continue reading

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Update from Ethiopia Feb/Mar 2017

We have just returned home after spending nearly 2 months in Ethiopia. During that time we have had 9 volunteers at the school, they stayed from 5 days to 5 weeks. Some were on their first visit others have been … Continue reading

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Sponsored walk 26th May 2018

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Save the date – our next sponsored walk in Horgen, Switzerland is on Saturday 26th May! Here are the links for the documents Information_for_the_day_2018 Application-to-join-sponsored-walk-2018_en Come along and join the fun!  

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Rustem Hayroudinoff – Goodwill Ambassador

Rainbows4children are delighted that the world-renowned concert pianist and Professor of Piano at the Royal Academy of Music in London, Rustem Hayroudinoff, has been named as the first Goodwill Ambassador for Rainbows4children. Please take a look at his website here  A documentary … Continue reading

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100% success for grade 12 & grade 10 students

100% success rate for grade 12 students. They have all passed their grade 12 exams and will go to University – more details later. On 28th August we heard that all our grade 10 students have also passed with the … Continue reading

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