As Martin Smidman prepared for his two-week, Extra Mile programme at Agape ‘Experimental’ School in Sierra Leone there were the inevitable, crucial enquiries, such as, ‘how long are the lessons?’ and ‘how big are the classes?’.Read More
Extra Mile is a UK registered Charity helping to bring education to the street children of Sierra Leone. Its ongoing mission is to recruit volunteers to teach in English-speaking schools, help train local teachers, run its own free school and to share best practice with partner schools in Goderich.
A colleague handed an advert, in a teacher magazine, to Claire Lintern in 2010. She applied to become a volunteer with Extra Mile and taught at Bishop Jane Middleton High School in Goderich, Sierra Leone.Read More
Since her return to the UK in June 2012 when Dr. Jane Bentham had worked at Services Secondary School, Juba, in Sierra Leone, she has been working hard to continue her work for Extra Mile, by raising funds for its work in this small West African republic.Read More
Chloe Ennis, an 17 year old arts student from King Edward VI College, studying A Level Media, Art, Textiles and Photography, and Sandy Wright’s granddaughter, will be soaring from 12,000 feet at speeds of 120 mph in a 5 minute tandem skydive on her 18th. birthday in April 13.Read More