There were elephants on the playing field today, they often come into the marsh at night but today they came a bit early. Maybe they wanted to play football with us.
The kids can’t get out of the door quickly enough at lunchtime
Teacher Lise has a birthday party with the Olng’arua kids
Nothing’s stopping this wee chap getting a medal on Sports Day
We don’t have any swings or slides, climbing frames or sand pits; Olng’arua School doesn’t have any outdoor play equipment…. or does it? The children seem to find plenty in the natural environment around the school to climb on, swing from, dig in and slide down.
Andy and and some of the many medal winners at the first ever Olng’arua School sports day (organized and run by Andy).
Women from the local community having fun at their weekly adult learning class. They are learning to read and write.
The netting provides just enough shade and its much more fun than being stuck inside.
Nothing beats a juicy mango after lunch
Oranges at lunchtime are eagerly awaited.
The pupils at Olng’arua meet their counterparts from Craignish in Argyll, Scotland