Our last day at Magoba…

Today we said goodbye to our dear Magoba friends and colleagues. We could not believe the time has passed so quickly. The morning was spent finishing our tree mural and making final preparations for the farewell celebration. Ten students from across the school placed a handprint on our coral tree to represent the students of…


Continuing with our teaching!

On Friday, we really focused on our teaching, with Hannah taking over the PE department showing exceptional leadership skills, “it was different because I learnt from the day before when Ms Howe helped me and it got me going. Keeping the class engaged and motivated was really exciting because I didn’t know I could do…


Day 2

Another fantastic day at Magoba for the EGA girls. With a focus on teaching today, our girls delivered lessons for PE, English, Drama and Music for all ages across the school. We also stopped by a friendly local family who showed us around their house and introduced us to their various animals. Have a look…


Day 1

Today was our first day at Magoba JS. We set off early in the morning, slowly climbing the hills around Port St Johns to arrive for their morning assembly at 7:50am on an outlook over looking houses dotted on the hilltops. The head teacher introduced us all to his students, who then sang  to welcome…

London to South Africa 2014 exchange students

Ready to depart!

The EGA group of 10 students and 4 teachers at Heathrow this evening – the 21st July, just before boarding their 12 hour flight to Johannesburg – the first leg of their journey to Port St Johns in the Eastern Cape and to their 10 day stay working in partnership with Magoba Junior Secondary School.


EGA group meet BOTH patron

On Tuesday 15th July, the EGA group of 10 students going to South Africa were lucky enough to meet the patron of BOTH, Helena Bonham Carter. She visited EGA School to meet them, hear their plans and wish them luck with their exciting journey. Helena was very impressed with their dedication and enthusiasm and said…

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Fundraising for return visit!

EGA Students and BOTH supporters have been busy fundraising for the return visit of the Magoba students to the UK. EGA Students raised over £1,300 during their South Africa Week. Charity Trustees and friends raised over £2,000 in a sponsored 10k on the 11th May.


Students chosen for first trip!

10 EGA School students have been selected to go on our first exchange visit in July 2014.  The girls were put through a rigorous application process and had to demonstrate their skills, confidence and resilience in explaining what they would contribute to the group, to Magoba JSS and in the longer term to the partnership…