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Recognising Effort at Arise School

8th December 2019


Very sadly, earlier this year, a colleague of one of our ACE supporters lost his life in the Ethiopian air crash. Much respected by those he worked with, Nasser had assumed a greatly valued mentoring role with his colleagues. In memory of Nasser, they wanted to make a donation to the charity. As a mentor, […]

“Connecting Classrooms” at Arise and Cronton Schools

27th November 2019


Since the early years of the charity, the pupils of Cronton C of E Primary School, have raised money for ACE with the ongoing support of their Headteacher, staff, families and the local church congregation. They have also donated hundreds of items to Arise, including school shoes, football kits and sports equipment. In October 2017, […]

Arise School: an Oasis of Joy.

15th November 2019


Recently, two of our ACE sponsors, Angie and Clint, took the opportunity of combining some time at Arise School with a holiday in Tanzania. Now home in the U.K., Angie sent the following to us about their stay at Arise: “ We are just back from an amazing, life changing trip to Arise school. We […]

Asante Sana, Ray!

12th November 2019


Trips to Arise School are always very special and memorable occasions for us. Our recent one, accompanied by one of our ACE supporters, Ray Vincent, and his son, Chris, was certainly no exception. In January this year, we received a tremendous boost to our efforts to enable Arise to become self sustaining. This was the […]

Arise Pupils Get a Head Start for their Financial Future

30th August 2019


Learning how to manage money is an essential life skill although one that is often overlooked in the classroom. However, Arise School was not willing to take this risk. Instead, it is giving pupils a head start. Arise believes that there is no age limit to helping children learn to manage money. In a developing […]

Arise Goes Green!

16th August 2019


All efforts at Arise School are now focusing on it becoming self sustaining. As part of this, a farm project has been started growing vegetables. We all know that a healthy diet is one of the ingredients integral to smart children who can concentrate on their studies. The aim of the project, among many others, […]

Carmel College Interact Group Fundraises for Arise School

16th May 2019


We were delighted to learn recently that, on top of their studies, students from Carmel, our local sixth form college, have been busy undertaking various initiatives to raise money for Arise School via their Interact Group. Interact Groups are part of an international organisation, supported by Rotary International and local Rotary Clubs, in this instance […]

Eat Your Hearts Out Tottenham Hotspur!

10th May 2019


Spurs may have had a new stadium built recently but Arise School are close behind them. Well, not quite a stadium, just a football pitch! Recently, Andrew climbed Mount Kilimanjaro. He wanted part of the money he raised to go to build a proper football pitch at the school – no more jumpers for goals! […]

A Successful New Learning Experience For Arise Students

16th April 2019


A few weeks ago, Arise School welcomed students from Faith Light School for a new learning experience – a debate in English. This was part of an initiative both to develop the school’s relationship with other schools – for the teachers and for the students – and to develop and improve the children’s English speaking […]

Arise School Breaks Up For Easter!

10th April 2019


The last day of term is always an opportunity to have some fun. Here are some photos of the Pre School children at Arise enjoying their final day – and the welcome treat of a lollipop! – before breaking up for the Easter Holidays.