News from India March 2021

Report from Tabitha Pagolu, Correspondent, Native Upper Primary School We have 70 children in school in this academic year with 5 teaching staff and 2 non-teaching staff. Since 19 March 2020 the school remained closed due to the Corona Virus. After 10 months the children came to school again. By God’s grace all the children … Read more …

Visit to the School January 2020

Another exciting visit just in time! Arriving at the smart International Airport of Hyderabad in January 2020 for another visit to the school, I couldn’t help but remember arriving for the first visit in 2000 and how different it was then. Now I marvelled at all the variety and impressive new developments. After a few … Read more …

News from India 2019-2020

The staff and the students of NATIVE Upper Primary School have expressed their thanks to all donors for their great help towards them during the 2019-2020 academic year and particularly during this pandemic period. Due to COVID-19 the school has been closed from 19th March 2020. The final exams for classes LKG to 5th have … Read more …

News from India 2017-2018

The Academic Year for NATIVE Upper Primary School was started on 12th June 2017. All the children received Text books, note books, stationery, bags, uniform including shoes which NATIVE provided free of cost. In the month of June the school applied for recognition of Lower Kindergarten and Upper Kindergarten classes. The local government official who … Read more …

Visit to the School 2016

Frances Finch, December 2016 I left Italy from Bologna Airport to visit the school in India on the 2nd December. I was very excited at seeing my Indian friends who have become more like family over the 20 years have known them. After a comfortable flight with a change at Dubai I arrived at Hyderabad … Read more …

Visit to the School 2015

Paul and Frances Finch, Report of our visit to India, December 27th 2014 until 10th January 2015  We arrived on December 28th at Ebenezer House, the home of Edgar, where we were able to relax for a few days. The house is very comfortable. It was great to be with Edgar again enjoying his company … Read more …

Visit to the School 2013

The new school building rises majestically out of the brilliantly green paddy fields. Smiling excited children greet us along with the teaching staff. Eventually I make my way to the Kindergarten where I will spend the next 12 days transforming the teaching and environment of “The Early Years”. With all the ground floor classrooms finished … Read more …

Observations 2011

Observations The school building has been developed well and great progress was made during the visit towards the completion of the new classroom, office, kitchen and dining areas. The five teachers were enthusiastic in their work and welcomed the visit. The teaching of English was limited due to the understanding and the pronunciation of the … Read more …

Visit to the School 2011

Jeff and Sylvia, August 2011 Visit to Native Upper School August 2011 The purposes of our visit to the school were to: see how the new building had been developed since its opening last August support teacher development give ideas for developing the quality of teaching and learning develop the teacher’s and pupil’s skills in … Read more …

A Visit With An Italian Medical Team 2010

Our second visit to the Native Upper Primary School was as delightful as our first one in 2007. Once again, after a life-risk 8 hour hazardous drive from Hyderabad to Chinamuthevi, we were welcomed with a floral chorus of joyful sound by children, teachers and parents. Passionately embraced by the children fluttering around us, soon … Read more …