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Connecting Classrooms Botswana Exchange 2015 begins…

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Our Connecting Classrooms International Exchange for 2015 has begun. Students and staff from Lotsane Senior Secondary School in Palapye, Botswana arrived in Scotland on Saturday 21 March. They will be welcomed in school at a special S3 & S4 assembly on Monday. During their fortnight stay there is a lot planned including a Civic Reception […]

Bag Packing for Botswana

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Staff and pupils spent much of Saturday working hard in Marks and Spencer Inverness. The team worked from 10am through to 4pm packing customer bags to raise funds for our Global Exchange partners in Botswana. Nearly £900 was raised during the afternoon. The money will be used to assist staff and pupils from our partner […]

Botswana 2014 Update

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The Botswana 2014 group are having a wonderful time. We’ve left Lotsane Senior Secondary School and have made the long drive north to Nata Lodge. After a refreshing swim this afternoon, we’ve been on an evening safari and visited the extensive salt pans to admire the sunset. Tomorrow we head further north to Kasane and […]

Preparations for Botswana

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At lunchtime today, staff and pupils who are heading to Botswana for our Global Exchange visit assembled in the Hall to receive their extra luggage for our flight to Johannesburg. A huge collection of blankets and baby knitwear will be donated to the Maternity Hospital in Botswana, and a vast range of other donations will […]

Teaching in Botswana

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Although it’s the October Holidays for most of the school, two Charleston Academy teachers have extended their teaching term this week. They are at our Connecting Classrooms partner school in Botswana. Ms Sutherland (Principal Teacher of Chemistry) and Mrs Sutherland (Art Teacher) are spending ten days working at our partner school, Lotsane Senior Secondary School […]

Knitting for Botswana

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Last year the Botswana 2012 Team delivered handmade knitted Baby Outfits to the Maternity Hospital in Palapye. Pictured here are Mr Seloke (Art) and Ms Didimalang (Biology) with a selection of the knitted outfits. These will be taken to Palapye on their return journey with Miss Sutherland and Ms Sutherland. A special thank you to […]

Baby Knitwear for Botswana

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Back in April when our friends from Lotsane Senior Secondary School in Palapye, Botswana visited us, they received new-born baby wear knitted by staff, pupils, parents, grandmothers and other members of the Charleston Academy community. Recently that knitwear was distributed to the Maternity Hospital in Palapye to the delight of expectant or new mothers. Thanks […]