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Happy Easter!!!

Easter is hugely celebrated in Ghana and to continue with this festive tradition we invited our former and recent students to join us celebrating Easter and the end of the Easter break at the Yard. Bob and his family, who have been supporting TYS since the very beginning, came to visit us from the UK. Read More…

Drumming workshop

  We’ ve been honoured by the visit of our dear friend and excellent drummer Joe, who came all the way from Volta region to show our students how to repair drums, prepare and stretch goat and antelope skins as well as exhibit his virtuoso drumming skills and inspire his apprentices. Our students Simon and Read More…

EVERYONE IS AN ARTIST!

Creative vibes in Trinity Yard! We have visiting artists from Chicago working with the students and painting our new-to be batik workshop. Some of us painted Adinkra symbols, originally created by Akan people of Ghana, which carry different concepts and teachings. Samuel is painting Asase Ye Duru – divinity of Mother Earth symbol. Cornelius is Read More…

GREEN DAY!!!!

Green Day- my favourite day at TYS! This is when we learn about methods of sustainable agriculture, recycling and waste management outside the classroom. Recently we’ve been harvesting cassava from our futile land and turning it into garri- starch extracted from cassava root. Then we went deep into the bush to find this beautiful giant Read More…

Back to Trinity Yard School!

What a busy and exciting first week we had! We welcomed new teachers Arthur and Nat, who came all the way from France and UK to teach here in TYS. With Arthur we learned this week about sea turtles, who are native to Cape 3 Points and how to protect them. He also introduced students Read More…

Congratulations Jupiter!

Zakari (Jupiter) Nurudeen graduated TYS in 2013 and is currently enrolled at Diabene High School, set to graduate next year. Recently, Jupiter was invited to take part in a science and math program for the two best students from each senior high school in Ghana. From the 38 students from 19 schools in the Western Read More…

The Year So Far!

So far, we have had an excellent year here at Trinity Yard School.  The students have returned this week with renewed energy after the break, and have participated in all classes and activities with great enthusiasm! To celebrate the end of week one of term two, let’s take a look back on what we learned Read More…

Arts and Crafts at TYS

Kente weaving has been, and continues to be, a popular artistic offering at the Trinity Yard School. Kente weaving is an ancient indigenous method in which thread is set on a loom and woven into strips that are later sewn together into larger tapestries. These cloths are used for ceremonial events and differ in color Read More…

Meet Paulina Kwofie

Poised and determined, Paulina displays a confidence and independence that is atypical of her someone her age. She’s also quick to assist other students and willing to invest the time and energy to help them get better. One of the more creative students, Paulina’s extra time honing her Kente weaving skills has really paid off Read More…

Fundraising for bikes!

Many of our students have to walk over an hour to get to school. For those who haven’t experienced the roads out here, that is no mean feat! We are fundraising to get each student a bike. This will not only make their commute easier, but will ensure they are at school on time! Any Read More…