Tel: 0722 269275, 0718 135056
Email: info@motohopeacademy.com

1. Arts, Drama and Music
Our students actively participate in the Kenya Drama and Music Festivals. Last year (2017), we progressed to the County levels and missed by a whisker the chance to perform at National level. The Drama and Music Clubs perform in events both within and without the school. We endeavor to realize, develop and nurture the talents at St. Francis Moto Hope Center and Academy.

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2. Games and Sports
St. Francis Moto Hope Center and Academy seeks to exploit all the sporting talents of its gifted students. Games and sports is part and parcel of the school routine and activities. We have among others; football, netball, volley, athletics and “9 squares”. Our students engage competitively in both internal (inter-class) and external (interschool) sporting competitions.

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3. Journalism club
The club compiles reports ranging from educative, entertainment, co- curriculum activities and future events of the school. The club’s objectives are to develop writing skills, impart confidence and eloquence and publish the school magazine.

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4. Scouting
The Kenya scouts association is a voluntary, non -political and educational movement for young people open to all without distinction of origin, race, gender, and creed or ethnic/tribal background. It is guided by the purpose, principles and method as conceived by our founder Baden Powell.  At St. Francis Moto Hope Center and Academy, the Chipukizi scouts are organized in small groups of eight members called patrol: Twiga patrol for girl scouts and Gorilla patrol for boy scouts.

Each patrol has a patrol leader and assistant patrol leader. In 2016, our two patrols (Twiga and Gorilla) took part in the sub county scout competition at Sitoito secondary school, where Twiga patrol scooped first position one in girl scouts category. Gorilla patrol was position two in boy scouts category. They proceeded to county level at our lady of victory – Subukia. In 2017, both patrols managed first position in the Sub-county competition and overall position four at the County levels. We participate in scout training camps on: History of scouting, First aid, Craft work/ rope work, Drills, Leadership skills, Camping skills among others.


5. Environmental Club
The scouts are also in charge of the environment within the Center. They are in charge of all Environmental conservation activities, key among them Tree planting. They view nature as a club where one can enjoy, a laboratory where one learns a lot of things and carry out experiments and a temple where one feels closer to God and can worship Him freely. The whole school is also involved in termly tree planting activities: "Adopt a Tree".

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6. “Once upon a time…” with Verarita.
At St. Francis Moto Hope Center and Academy, we believe that reading is essential for a child’s success. We have an adequately stocked ultramodern library that is bursting with exciting books for learning and entertainment. Our children enjoy their library/maktaba lessons and their own leisure reading. “Once upon a time…” is a monthly event that is chaperoned by Verarita Wananyanga a communications officer at Moto Hope Mission and the Academy's Resident Mentor. Students are tasked with reading at least two story books every month at the end of which they gather under a tree with Verarita to story tell and discuss the various titles they read in the month.

Every narrator is awarded and the best of them with the most reads in the month wins the ultimate prize; a book that is not available at the library. The objective of this prompt is to inculcate, develop, nurture and grow a reading culture in our children. They are able to develop their language skills, boost their imagination and creativity as well as expose themselves to new things. In the silence of reading in the library they challenge and feed their brains with knowledge and experiences from the various reading materials. The story telling sessions sharpen their communication and public speaking skills as well as self confidence.

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7. Short Story Hours

Short Story Hours is part of our mentorship program that seeks to explore and grow the creativity of our young learners through writing.
The students have regular sessions with running themes that guide the discussions and writing activities of the day.
They hold very engaging discussions with the resident mentor and each participant writes their own short story at the end.
These sessions go a long way in enhancing their composition/Insha writing as well as Language skills and self expression!ssh20


8. Read with Us

"Read with us" Mentorship sessions are held in the Library outside the normal school routine for the learners to read widely on their own, supervised by their mentor. They are encouraged to read books outside the syllabus to gain exposure, knowledge, and entertain themselves to relax, while growing and nurturing their reading culture. This goes hand in hand with the "Once Upon a time..." sessions.

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9. Guidance and Counseling Department
It is headed by Teacher Stephen Kerry and Teacher Imelda Ambevi. Every Wednesday 1:30pm to 2: 00pm, we conduct a general guidance lesson to all Upper school pupils. Should students have any issues they need dealt with at any point of their time in the school, they are free to see any of the teachers in charge. The department also works together with the boarding department to ensure all the boarding pupils are comfortable in school both at night and weekends.

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Tel: 0722 269275, 0715 277890, 0718 135056 Email: info@motohopeacademy.com