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Firing enthusiasm at Happy House

Firing enthusiasm at Happy House
The start the week assembly at Happy House School gave Mama Sue a chance to fire the enthusiasm for exams.  In her inspirational style she urged the youngsters to make the most of revision time, ...
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Opportunity knocks

Opportunity knocks
We continue to bring you news of the success of remedial classes at Happy House School.  Children from lower primary classes who were struggling in a particular subject are or who had missed out ...
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Celebrating success

Celebrating success
After most of the academic year out of class because of the pandemic, many children returning to Happy House School needed help catching up. Unlike those living in the care of our children's home, who...
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Announcing results

Announcing results
Exams last week - results this! It was to a gathering of very excited children that Mama Sue has the important task of announcing results at Happy House School. Mama and the teachers talk to each indi...
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Start the week with a smile

Start the week with a smile
The week always starts with smiles and laughter at Happy House School.  Mama Sue and Papa Dave lead the Monday assembly encouraging and inspiring the whole school family. And the humour they shar...
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Exam in progress

Exam in progress
Today, we join a class at Happy House School during an exam.  The youngsters in Standard 7 are sitting a Swahili paper having earlier completed their social studies exam. Florence tells us more.
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Fit for exams

Fit for exams
Students at Happy House School have just had the latest round of examinations. Exams feature regularly on the Kenya curriculum and we like to make sure that our youngsters at bright, alert, prepared a...
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All he needed was friends - and a pair of socks!

All he needed was friends - and a pair of socks!
A lovely German couple holidaying in Watamu, came across a young boy on the beach.  Every evening Elke and Ruediger saw Emmanuel collecting plastic bottles which would be sold to recyclers to hel...
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Making decisions by Husna

Making decisions by Husna
Our children at Happy House have a wonderful role model in their own Mama Sue . It is thanks to her determination, drive and dedication that the Happy House became a reality and gives them a wonderful...
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Eye-opening event for teachers at Happy House

In a special weekend event, teachers from Happy house School were invited home to Happy House by Mama Sue and the family. The aim was to show the teachers who have recently joined our staff how the th...
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Music brings joy

Music brings joy
Meet Husna and the other Happy House room captains bring us an update on he radios that the children received as a Christmas present. Each room has it's own speaker and USB stick on which to download ...
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Catching up

Catching up
At Happy House children help each other. Whether at home or in school, they are one big family and understand the importance of being kind and helpful to others. So when it comes to learning, if one p...
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Inspiring young minds

Inspiring young minds
Monday assembly is always a special time at Happy House School. Mama Sue and Papa Dave like to be there to fire up enthusiasm and inspire the the kids ready for the week ahead. The children really enj...
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Exciting school project to counter effects of the pandemic

Exciting school project to counter effects of the pandemic
The pandemic is taking a worrying toll on children's education around the world. In Kenya, children returned to school in January after being off since March.  At Happy House children's home we f...
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Post lockdown learning

Post lockdown learning
Post lockdown e-learning is proving a hit with teachers and students at Happy House School . Children living in the care of Happy House, like Morphin, did so well learning, via Zoom, whilst being home...
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Bright start

Bright start
Our students at Happy House School have a bright start to their day, Exercises in the school compound ensure that any are fully alert and all set to work when they go into class.  Here some of th...
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School bell rings for Victor and James

School bell rings for Victor and James
Our two youngest Happy House children, James and Victor, have started school.  After months of lockdown in which all our kids were at at home and being home schooled, Victor and James had joined ...
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Baby class on the move

Baby class on the move
The youngest children in Happy House School will be moving into a new classroom.  The room, as Mama Sue explains in this video, is close to the toilets and has a ready made grassed play area righ...
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Fitness first

Fitness first
Join our lower primary children from Happy House School when they start their day with some exercises. As regular followers of our blog will know, we like to put exercise at the start of the day ...
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Raising the flags

Raising the flags
Every Monday morning, Happy House School begins with an assembly. And as part of that the school Scouts raise the flags - the national flag of Kenya followed by the Union flag, as a tribute to Ma...
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