Monthly Archives: October 2012

BFSS Chair launches celebration of 140 years of teacher training in Swansea

On 20th September 2012 Roger Howarth, Chair of the British & Foreign School Society, launched the official celebration of 140 years of teacher training in Swansea and opened an archive exhibition at Swansea Metropolitan University.  The event celebrated 140 years since the BFSS grant giving organisation opened a Teacher Training College in Swansea. Possible locations […]

The Princess Royal visits Mukuni Basic School, Zambia

One of the charities which BFSS has regularly supported over the last five years, The Butterfly Tree, was pleased to receive a visit recently from HRH The Princess Royal, when she visited Mukuni Basic School in Zambia. For a report on the visit see HRH The Princess Royal’s visit BFSS was a key funder of […]

BFSS Trustee climbs Mount Kilimanjaro

“A very challenging experience, both mentally and physically” is how Dr Jaz Saggu, one of the BFSS’s Trustees, described his recent ascent of Mount Kilimanjaro. The money he raised will be going towards the British Heart Foundation (of which he is also a Trustee) in order to purchase four defibrillators.