Our 2017 January Term School Newsletters | The Banda

Read our latest weekly newsletters below


Week 1 Newsletter

"A Happy New Year to you all! I do hope that you had an enjoyable festive season. I would like to begin by thanking Chris Daubney, Peter Nthiga and Amanda Walmesley for leading and organising a hugely successful and enjoyable Ski trip to Switzerland during the holidays. I would also, on behalf of everyone at The Banda, like to congratulate two members of our Alumni - Crista Cullen (Great Britain Olympic Hockey Team) who was awarded the MBE in the New Years Honours List in the UK for her contribution to sport and Melanie Blake (Founder Kamili Organisation) who was awarded the MBE for her contribution to Mental Health in Kenya."

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Week 2 Newsletter

"The week got off to an exciting and thoroughly enjoyable start with the school orchestra participating in the St. Andrew’s Orchestral weekend. This is a collaborative and beneficial event and this year was no exception. I am delighted there are now over 20 members of the orchestra, all of whom have worked extremely hard to improve their level of performance."

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Week 3 Newsletter

"This week we received the first of the Year 8 Scholarship results. We are extremely proud of Meer Shah who gained a Sports Scholarship to Peponi School, Michael Sang who was awarded an Art Exhibition, also to Peponi School and Sala Carr-Hartley who gained an Art Scholarship to Monkton Combe, UK. Congratulations to you all! "

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Week 4 Newsletter

"This week got off to an exciting start, with The Banda Golf Tournament being held at Karen Country Club. Pupils from a number of schools competed on a lovely course for the fabulous bronze trophy. The final results were close, but I am delighted to report that The Banda A team were the overall winners.Congratulations and many thanks to Peter Walsh for organising the tournament and enthusing our young golfers."

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Week 5 Newsletter

"These last few weeks have been significantly marked by the outstanding successes of some of our Year 8s. With a total of 11 scholarships so far, I extend congratulations to the following who this week

have gained awards to Hillcrest Secondary School:

  • Amnan Sevany Academic Scholarship
  • Tulla Burnet Art Scholarship
  • Seiyia de Merode All-Rounder Scholarship with Music and Art
  • Talai Geheb Sports Scholarship
  • Tyler Jacobs Sports Scholarship
  • Meer Shah Sports Scholarship

Congratulations to you all!"

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