Hastings Sierra Leone Friendship Link

School-to-school links

Report on the Education Link 2018/19

Through 2018/19 we have had some changes to our schools group. We are delighted that new and enthusiastic schools have joined and maintained our partnership numbers despite Brighton Academy Trust sadly withdrawing all their schools. We are happy to welcome all the Battle schools, and the support of Battle Mayor David Furness. Claverham Community College is playing an active role in promoting our secondary schools International Pupil Council.

Our current partnerships are as follows:

Claverham Community College


St Leonards CE Primary

St Pauls Primary Academy

All Saints CE Primary Academy

Battle Abbey Secondary

St Mary Magdalene’s RC Primary

Guestling Bradshaw CE Primary

Christchurch CE Academy

Battle and Langton Community Primary

Sedlescombe CE Primary

Sacred Heart RC Primary

St Mary Star of the Sea RC Primary


Huntingdon Secondary Allen Town

Huntingdon Secondary, Jui

Model Baptist Primary, Grafton

REC Kossoh Town Primary

Edest Primary, Jui

Kelly’s Vocational College, Hastings

Beckley Preparatory, Allen Town

Maynard Primary, Kossoh Town

Kankalay Islamic Primary, Hastings

REC Jui Lower Primary


REC Jui Upper Primary

REC Hastings Primary

St Mulumba RC Primary, Hastings


All our schools are linked to a school in Hastings Sierra Leone and the surrounding area, so in all we have 24 schools involved in our Education Link. Gaps in the above list show schools for which we are currently negotiating partners.