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Moving on and time to party

Moving on and time to party
Three young people who have been in longterm care of our Happy House are moving on and that, we thought, called for a party. All, who have reached 18 or more, can no longer live with ou...
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All doing fine

All doing fine
Mr Dan, head teacher at Happy House School, is forecasting a fine outlook for our children.  While weather forecasters are predicting a sharp rise in already hot temerpatures with an el nino, Mr ...
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Knit one, purl one

Knit one, purl one
We are nattering about knitting on the blog today.  Students in Grade 6 at Happy House School are learning to knit as one of their home science lessons with Madam Lucy. It's a;ll about discoverin...
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Reflecting on reflection

Reflecting on reflection
We are outside in Happy house School grounds in this video where we join reacher Madam Miillicent who is about to illustrate a lesson on relfection of light to Grade Six.
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Teachers talking

Teachers talking
Today two of our newer teachers at Happy House talk about working there.
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Will's done a runner!

Will's done a runner!
Taking on a 13.1mile run in blistering heat is no easy task, but Will Gordon's rigorous training paid off when he joined thousands of others taking part in the Great North Run.. Will, who lives in Tho...
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Changing matters

Changing matters
Grade 5 students at Happy House Schoolmhave been learning about changing states of matter ion in a science lesson with Madam Naomi.  Using household items, she hjas conducted experients to illust...
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Learning Mandarin

Learning Mandarin
Learning Mandarin is popular with our Happy House students. Papa Dave and our management team decided that with the massive Chinese investment  going on in Kenya adding Mandarin as...
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Mama's Garden

Mama's Garden
The inspirational founder of our Happy House and Mama to our family l;ives on in our memorries every day.  Mama Sue may no longer be there with us but her spirit ia at our heart, a driving force,...
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Checking on the chickens

Checking on the chickens
Happy House kids enjoy having some livestock to help look after.  When they are off school they want to be involved in helping our outdoor staff to care for our goats and chickens. In thisi ...
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Activity and action

Activity and action
Now in the final term of the year, Happy House School has an action packed programme of activities. Mr Dan, our headteacher, is optimistic that the term, although short, will be both enjoyabke an...
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Lerning to cook

Lerning to cook
Learning to cook ison eof life's most important skills. At Hapy House we encourage children to help in the kitchen and cookery is also a subject on the school. Her Thoimas and some of his friends are ...
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All is well

All is well
All is well for Mwende at home and at school.  Mwende, who has been in the care of our Happy House since she was a very young child, is an asset to our family.  She is always eager to help w...
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One week down

One week down
Now in her second week of the new term and Happy House kid, Diana, wants to tell you what it been like to go back after a lovely break.
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Helping our David

Helping  our David
David came into our care at Happy House as a newborn.  He'd been left in hospital by his mother who had so many complex problems she had no hope of being able to look after him. She died a s...
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In the swim

In the swim
Our Happy House kids had an extra special treat when they went swimming in a local pool.  They love going to the beach, but having a chance to swim in a pool is specially exciting. Mermaid Diana ...
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Thank you

Thank you
Mwende is very aware that her life would have been very different had the Happy House not been there.  She has grown up in our family and is a confident and capable young woman.. In this video sh...
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John's big goal

John's big goal
John was one of our first Happy House children way back when we opened in 2011. Now, speaking on the day before returning to his final term of secondary school, he tells of important exams ahead. ...
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A chance to prepare

A chance to prepare
Our older Happy House kids who are at high school had a quiet day off to prepare for the start of the new term. The younger ones went back to school a day earlier, giving their big brothers and sister...
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On the ball

On the ball
Abdulmalik had loads of fun during the school holidays. He made the most of the last of his break by being outside in our Happy House grounds playing footbvall with his pals. The kids are never bored ...
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