Busy in closure
The staff all worked throughout the Covid 19 closure period. We seized the opportunity to spend 4 hours a day studying an on-line teacher development course run by the UK Open University. Its ‘Teacher Education in Sub-Saharan Africa’ (TESSA) department provided us with dedicated materials for primary and secondary teachers in Zambia, and we have all benefited greatly from the course.
If this wasn’t enough, we also ‘rolled up our sleeves’ and cleared the old rusted, broken and derelict playground equipment. It was all encased in concrete so it was a hard job! Now the area is completely safe, and we’ve got to start saving for some new playground swings, slides and seesaws for our youngest pupils.