of a meeting at Usueni Secondary School for Girls on 16 October 2013
members of the BOG
are now 193 on roll including 65 in Form 1
predicted KCSE results are going to be lower than in 2012 - probably less than
4. This is because 30 of the best students left the school (for 'internal
reasons' which were not discussed) when the previous headteacher left. The
school must now bring in serious damage limitation measures to ensure that its
reputation does not suffer.
school has been very successful in a regional music festival and the choir sang
to us beautifully.
have also participated in a regional science congress and visited Thitani Girls
School for benchmarking.
are 6 TSC teachers plus the Principal. They expect a new Deputy Head and one
other TSC teacher in January.
contributes to the salary of 2 teachers.
The BOG wholely pays for one other teacher.
is variable - Safaricom need to boost the signal.
has been no water in the school since January because the pump has broken!
Another pump is being bought by the school which will bring water from another
is collected from all but 4 rooves in the compound.
compound is dry and nothing is being grown due to lack of water.
newsletter will be produced every term to update parents and supporters. It
should contain bad news as well as good. Supporters cannot help if they dont
know whats going on.
school held a ‘harambee’ to raise funds for a bus and managed to raise 1.2m/-
new staff houses are coming on. They are expected to be completed by the end of
bandas are a huge success. The business banda looks good too.
Principal is applying for her visa for UK this week and the Deputy next week.
The proposed visit to Norbury Manor Business and Entreprise College in Croydon
UK is scheduled for 16 November.
meeting ended at 4pm.