We are glad that the Nice View Gratitude Academy could improve again compared to the past year. The Nice View Gratitude Academy achieved an average of 318 marks (corresponds to a B-) while the average in our county (Kwale) was just 218 marks and the average in the best performing county 271 marks. The best candidate, a shining talent, scored 406 marks.
Your team of Projekt Schwarz-Weiß e.V....read more
Already on Sept. 7th and 8th both the boys´ and the girls´ teams of the Nice View School in Kwale took part in a tournament organised by Adidas and MTG (Moving the Goal).
8 boys´and girls´ teams took part in the competitions. Both Nice View Teams reached the finals and took the cup home.
The next day the cups were exhibited at school and handed over to the winners. Everybody was proud of the two successful teams and they were frenetically acclaimed.
Also we are very proud and congratulate the winning teams.
Your team of Projekt Schwarz-Weiß e.V....read more
On the 11th of June 2016, the Nice View Gratitude Academy had the honour and pleasure of organising a track and field event, the so-called Zonal Athletics Competition. The Nice View school was first in the boys' 4x400-metre relay whereas the girls won the triple jump, shot put, discus throw, and long jump.
17 of our students had qualified for the Sub-County Competition and again won the boys' 4x400-metre relay as well as the girls' triple jump, shot put, and discus throw. 7 of them were even admitted to the County Competition. Our warmest congratulations!...read more
Also this year a day of prayer was preceding the final examination of class 8 and parents and friends were invited on November 8th.
Thereafter class 8 was from Monday to Thursday in public hands and everything was tightly controlled. Only the 8-th grader, the headmaster, the day askari (guard) and the overseers of the Education Office were permitted to be on the site during the examination. However, the kitchen staff was allowed to be at work.
The Nice View kids and co-workers spent these days on the sports ground (playing, doing sports and working in the garden)....read more
During school holidays the class rooms were newly painted. This was necessary, since the walls were already since a while not really white anymore due to the red dust and uncountable hand prints. First the old wall paint had to be removed. A dusty case and the Nice View children, who were helping diligently, but also the furniture and the camera were dusty within a short time. It would have been better to remove the furniture beforehand, but you learn from mistakes.
Some pictures, also from the first recently painted class rooms....read more
On 27 March all schools in Mwambweni competed against each other.
The boys’ team was knocked out in the 2nd round, but the girls’ team qualified for the next level and drove the next day to Diani, where the winners of the respective communities competed against each other.
In the first match Leah scored 2 goals and the Nice View Gratitude Academy won with 2:1....read more
After just participating in Public Athletics a few weeks, we again took part in Private Schools Athletics Competitions.
Basing in our private sector through the Kenya private school association, zonal competition kicked off on 13th June at Msambweni ground. Four schools (Niceview, Msingi Bora, Foot Prints and Matunda Bora) participated forming a team which proceeded to the Sub-County (Msambweni Sub County) on 20th June 2013 at Mekaela Academies Ground....read more
Also this year we are pleased with the performance of our class 8, although the class mean score was with 335 marks (B) somewhat lower than the year before. In addition, we were successful in collecting donations for the kids from slum Bangladesh and the school attendance is for the moment assured.
ASANTE SANA! THANK YOU VERY MUCH!
Your Projekt Schwarz-Weiß Team
The individual results of the children of the children’s village and of the Bangladesh kids:...read more
Dear sponsors and friends,
This year more children from the village and the surroundings could be admitted into the Nice View Gratitude Academy thanks to additional school sponsorships. And the help could even be expanded to the biggest slum in Mombasa. All details you can find here: http://www.kenia-hilfe.com/en under the tab News.
Also this year we expect a good final examination result of class 8. We will keep you informed....read more
As it has been the case in the previous years, our music team was privileged to take part in this year’s competitions as follows.
We had a total of six classes.
915H – Western instrument (recorders)
802H – Singing game (African style)
811H – African folk dance from Kenya
801H – Singing game (western style)
801G – Singing game (western style)
271H – African folk song from Kenya
All categories with the code H are for Primary schools while the categories with the code G represent the Kindergarten school....read more
We, the playgroup, make hand prints and have a lot of fun!
However, the Makuti (bunches weaved leaves from a coconut plant) roof of our kindergarten needs to be repaired urgently. Dear sponsors, please don’t let us play in the wet!
ASANTE SANA – THANK YOU VERY MUCH!!!...read more
The 2nd term is an athletics term according to the Kenyan curriculum and all primary schools are obliged to participate in these activities. Nice View Gratitude Academy (NVGA) took part in these competitions and our athletes dominated in all the races enabling our school to emerge the best overall at divisional level. Joseph became the athlete of the day. His endurance and speed left all spectators in disbelieve if such a small boy could run so fast as he did. This is quite awesome of our kids!...read more
According to the Ministry of Education plan, first term is usually for the ball games. Nice View Gratitude Academy (NVGA) took part in this year’s ball games.These games are not for the winning teams but to select the best players that proceed to the next level.
The order from the lowest level: Cluster; Zone; Division; District; County; Region; Nation. Our players participated in all games except handball.
Although all were exemplary in their games, most of them were eliminated at the divisional level....read more
According to the examination requirement for 8th Grade, Kenya Certificate of Primary Education (KCPE), there must be at least 16 pupils for us to have an examination centre or for the pupils to sit for the examination within our school premises. The Ministry of Education through the District Education Office has advised us to register at least 20 pupils for us to be recognised and ranked nationally in case we post a good performance. We really need this number for our school to appear on the dailies- which will be another marketing point for us!
For years, music has been one of the key extra-mural activities the school has participated in. Children get involved in both folk (African traditional) music and Western instruments....read more
We are glad that NICEVIEW GRATITUDE ACADEMY emerged among the best schools in 2013 KCPE in Msambweni District and Kwale County. The school got a class mean score of 348.31 marks (B) with the best pupil Teresa Bochaberi scoring 415 marks out of a total of 500. 13 out of 16 candidates scored 350 marks and above. This was not only a good performance to the pupils but the entire Nice View received results with jubilation....read more
We the students and teachers of the Nice View Gratitude Academy wish everyone Happy Holidays and a Prosperous and Healthy New Year.
We also would like to take the opportunity to thank all sponsors, parents and especially our umbrella organization Projekt Schwarz-Weiß e.V. (www.kenia-hilfe.com/en) in Germany for all the support in the past year.
ASANTE SANA...read more
The destination of the outing was Wild Waters Amusement Park. A park with water slides and other attractions like bumper cars.
The students would like to thank class 7B of the Nikolaus von Weis Gymnasium in Speyer Germany who made this trip possible.
The donation campaign was initiated by Tim Eggert, a mostly welcomed guest in our school, and the children are already looking forward meeting him again. They have a lot to tell!
Best regards from class 6!...read more
For the Nice View Gratitude Academy a milestone is reached, says Mr. Boniface Siro our headmaster. On 11 November 2013 the whole school campus will be evacuated so that the officials of the supervisory school authority can prepare the first exams that are executed at our school. Everybody is quite excited, especially our 15 eight-graders who pass their Kenyan Certificate Primary Education examination from Tuesday to Thursday - amongst them the three Nice View candidates Lavenda, David and Kahindi....read more
Nice View Gratitude Academy believes that “everything starts with education; we shall therefore endeavor to impart the required knowledge, skills and attitudes to all children. We too believe that each child’s future depends with on the present is handled.
In view of this, we decided that the mission of providing quality education does not only capture Msambweni and its environs but other vulnerable environments. We therefore extended sourcing for the needy children to the biggest slum in Mombasa- BANGLADESH SLUM:...read more
The first match was against Matunda Bora Academy. We scored 6 goals (Joshua 4 goals, Joseph 2 goals) and won the match 6:1.
The second match was against K.A.G., and we won it with 1:0. The goal scorer was again Joshua.
The third match was against TIWI. After the normal time the score was 0:0, and we won it on penalties thanks to Aseef, David, Pascal and Joseph.
The final was against WORD OF LIFE, which we won with 2:1.Joseph scored the first and Joshua the second goal....read more
Since begin of the 1st term it is quiz time Tuesday afternoon. At first the winner team of each form was determined which then competed with the teams of the other forms. Short before school holidays was the grand finale. All assembled in the lounge and pursued eager the finals. The team of form 1 competed with the team of form 5, and it was about answering questions from different disciplines taught. Form 1 answered 100% of the questions correctly and won the contest. Form 5 answered 80% of the questions correctly and took the 2nd place....read more
CHANGE OF CURRICULUM
We the management of Nice View Gratitude Academy decided to change the school curriculum from the British adopted curriculum (I.G.C.S.E) to Kenyan curriculum.
The decision was reached upon holding a number of consultative meetings and discussing about the entire future life of a common child of Msambweni community. The discussions were also based on the vision of the entire Nice View Project (Projekt Schwarz Weiss).
The reasons found to be worth changing the Education System includes:
SCHOOL RUNNING COST
a. FACILITIES REQUIRED...read more
The school lacked something important. Their dream has finally come true, they now play music Guitar lesson and recorder are now in the time table. Some talents will soon be captured from the pupils.
Though it seem hard to some students “playing guitar is fun but it worth some time when pushing the strings” one of the guitar student gave out his view. Mr. David the recorder teacher is having fantastic time teaching his students’ recorder “The students are really doing well and enjoys the lesson which tells me that they will be the best recorder playing.”
By Aisha (student Year 8)...read more
Students at Gratitude international school are glad to have swimming lesson. The pupils had a try at the swimming pool though some could not swim; they had help from swimming teachers. Mrs. Catherina and Ms Claudia who graduated from swimming school and they are happy to teach, “I am happy am going to know how to swim, before I could not able to swim,” said Rehema a student at gratitude academy. The door of swimming competition will soon open. Mrs....read more
Dear Parents and Guardians,
Welcome to our school, we are pleased that you are interested in finding out more about Nice View Gratitude Academy. We are committed to developing all the students who join our school to their full potential....read more