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The Little Lady that Did: the story of Ann Mc Donald

Over the past 23 years, Kellett has changed beyond recognition, and that is thanks to the leadership of Ann Mc Donald.
4 Jun 2019
Hong Kong SAR | United Kingdom
School News
Ann with her copy of The Little Lady that Did
Ann with her copy of The Little Lady that Did

Over Ann Mc Donald’s 23 years as Principal at Kellett, she led the School’s transformation from a small primary with two classes to an all-through school now considered one of Hong Kong’s leading international schools. To mark her retirement, the School has produced a book of her story, encompassing her early life in Gloucestershire, her first job abroad with VSO, and her first stint in Hong Kong, educating the children of the British Armed Forces.

The book covers momentous occasions including the Handover, SARs and the Asian Financial Crisis to the School’s 40th anniversary and the opening of the award-winning Kowloon Bay campus. Interspersed with anecdotes from Ann’s colleagues, friends and students, The Little Lady that Did – the sequel to The Little School that Did, the story of Kellett from its inception in 1976 – is available to buy for HKD $300.

All profits go to the Ann Mc Donald Fund for bursaries and scholarships. The AMD Fund celebrates two aspects of education that are close to Ann’s heart and guided her leadership of the school – offering opportunity and achieving personal excellence. To buy a copy of the book, please click here.

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