The Heritage Boys live band Stainley Hall!

The Roddy Scott Foundation Is delighted to welcome “The Heritage Boys’ Band” Friday 6th October 2017 At North Stainley Village Hall, HG4 3JT 7.30 pm to 10.30 pm Do come and enjoy an evening of fun and dancing to 1960’s music!! Tickets, to include supper, £15 SAE to Roddy Scott Foundation Throstle Nest Farm HG3 4JS 01423 780449 Proceeds to the Roddy Scott Foundation and … Continue reading The Heritage Boys live band Stainley Hall!

A trip to the USA 2017 by Beka Umarashvili

  I am Beka Umarashvili, first year student of Tbilisi State University, the faculty of biotechnology and biochemistry. Also I am a former student of the Roddy Scott Foundation which is financing by the McLain Association for Children. It is an English teaching center operating in Pankisi Gorge. The center strongly encourages the Pankisi youth to learn modern language. I used to learn English here … Continue reading A trip to the USA 2017 by Beka Umarashvili

English results 2017 in Pankisi: by Eliza Tokhosashvili

  School certificate exams for 12th grade have finished. The second exam was English. RSF students’ results in English were the bests. The first exam was in Georgian literature and the third and fourth were history and maths. Results of these subjects were good, but English results were the best. Some RSF students took the maximum, 10 points, other result were 9 and 8 points. … Continue reading English results 2017 in Pankisi: by Eliza Tokhosashvili

Orwell Prize : Book evening June 11th 2017

  Calling all bookworms!   Once again the Director of the prestigious Orwell Prize has donated a collection of entries and winners from the annual competition to the Roddy Scott Foundation. The Orwell Prize is a prize for political writing of outstanding quality. The winner is selected on the basis of coming closest to George Orwell’s ambition of making political writing into an art. The … Continue reading Orwell Prize : Book evening June 11th 2017

Why you should support the Roddy Scott Foundation

Why support our small charity?  Our school lies in an obscure corner in a country hardly known about in the West. The land that produced Stalin has not yet entered the consciousness of the West and sits fearfully in the orbit of a resurgent and aggressively nationalistic Russia. Looking forward to a future in the European family,Georgia must remain mindful of its Soviet past. Indeed … Continue reading Why you should support the Roddy Scott Foundation

A culture of high ethics

    Chechen ethics has three levels: 1) Adamalla (humanity) – the system of universal human norms; 2) Nokhchalla (this word literally means “Chechen-ness”) – the system of particular Chechen norms; 3) Konakhalla (“konakh” means “noble man”, “konakhalla” is what makes him such) – the system of the highest ethical norms. “Konakhalla” can be compared to Bushido and Confucius’s teachings. Like Bushido, it was originally … Continue reading A culture of high ethics

Roddy Scott Foundation School in Jokolo: by Madina Mutoshvili

Many people might think that Roddy Scott foundation school is one of the ordinary English teaching places in Pankisi Gorge, but I don’t think so for many reasons. First of all this school and the people involved in the foundation gave us opportunity to be fluent in speaking and writing in English. They also helped us it to become self-confident and be independent in making … Continue reading Roddy Scott Foundation School in Jokolo: by Madina Mutoshvili

The Winners of Maths Olympiad Competition: by Mariam Borchashvili

Jokolo Public school, one of the most successful schools in Pankisi, has achieved a success and became more popular three weeks ago when Roddy Scott’s former students won a maths Olympic. It was on April 4th when three boys from eleventh grade formed a team called Jokolo and took a part in maths contest. The first tour was held at the local school and they … Continue reading The Winners of Maths Olympiad Competition: by Mariam Borchashvili