Monthly Archives: February 2014

BFSS Vice-Chair opens the new Outdoor Classroom at St Paul’s Community Development Trust, Balsall Heath, Birmingham

St Paul’s Community Development Trust provides a range of community education services for children, young people, families and the community as a whole in Balsall Health, Birmingham.  The facilities include an outdoor farm classroom accessible 7 days a week.   The Trust were keen to expand the activities they could offer from this site.   […]

Exciting new project at the British Schools Museum in Hitchin

BFSS is delighted that the Hitchin British Schools Trust has received a grant of £89,200 from the Heritage Lottery Fund for an exciting project “Changing learning, changing lives” at the British Schools Museum in Hitchin.   This 3-year project is designed to develop and enhance the Museum’s popular schools education programme and make its heritage […]

BFSS Trustee visits Advantage Africa project in rural Kenya

In January 2014, Roger Howarth, BFSS Trustee and former Chair of the Society, visited two primary schools in Mitaboni and Thinu in Eastern Kenya to see the work of special units for disabled children supported by Advantage Africa.   BFSS was pleased to provide grant in 2013 for a project to improve opportunities for disabled […]