Kits for kids

This year I was donated old sports kits from Brockenhurst College in the New Forest which I sent to The Gambia alongside PE equipment and...

Visiting the class of 2018

I also spent a very enjoyable morning with the fabulous teachers from 2018. The teachers have spent all year sending Alice and I pictures...

HAL Teacher Training, Dec 2019

In December 2019 I made the journey to The Gambia on my own. Both Alice and I were disappointed that she could not come to The Gambia...

Next Steps 2019

2019 was a busy year for The HAL Project and following the success of our 2018 pilot teacher training we now had evidence to show that...

Four months after our visit...

Since our trip to The Gambia four months ago we have been receiving regular videos and pictures from teachers who attended our two day...

What Next?

At last, I have opportunity to look through the evaluation forms and take time to consider what went well, what not so well and where to...

The Gambia - Penyem Village

Saturday 8th December 2018 Today Alice and I were very lucky to be invited by Anne and Andy to visit the village they sponsor - Penyem....

The Gambia - A day off...

Slightly exhausted but full of ideas Alice and I spent the day enjoying the sun, sea, sand and relaxed discussing how we were going to...

The Gambia - Day 2 Teacher Training

Friday 7th December 2018 Today we were feeling positive and rejuvenated after yesterdays teacher training and despite our green...

The Gambia - Day 1 Teacher Training

Thursday 6th December2018 Alice and I are up early, breakfasted and nervously on our way to Bakoteh Annex LBS by 08:00 in a green taxi,...

The Gambia - Kotu LBS

Wednesday 5th December 2018 In the morning Alice and I started making plans, meeting with Masanneh and we also bumped into Mo our tour...

The Gambia - On our way

Tuesday 4th December 2018 Our first challenge was to get all our PE equipment and resources through check in at Birmingham Airport...

Two weeks to go....

Two weeks today and Alice and I will be delivering our first HAL teacher training workshop to teachers in The Gambia. It has been a...

Kotu Lower Basic

In February 2018 I visited Kotu Lower Basic and wow, what a privileged and humbling experience. We were warmly welcomed and worked with...