Rihamu Junior School Pupil looked at the National Parks in Uganda and the UK

There are 10 National Parks in Uganda

Murchison Falls National Park is the largest National Park in Uganda and is the most visited!

Queen Elizabeth National Park is the second largest National Park in Uganda

Bwindi Impenetrable National Park is the home of Mountain Gorillas in Uganda.

Kibale Forest National Park is the home of Chimpanzees

Lake Mburo National Park is the smallest National Park in Uganda.

Kidepo Valley National Park, which has Ostriches and Cheetahs.

Semuliki National Park,

Mt Elgon National Park,

Mgahinga Gorilla National Park

Rwenzori National Park

Rihamu Pupils were able to learn about all the National Parks in the UK

Lake District (England)

Snowdonia (Wales), and the area around it has long been the pride of princes and kings.

Peak District (England),

Dartmoor (England), with plenty of history hidden under the surface. 6000 years of human history have been traced here!

Yorkshire Dales (England), dotted with mill towns, castles, and sweet landscapes and is the official home of Wensleydale Cheese at the Wensleydale Creamery.

Loch Lomond and The Trossachs (Scotland), famous for its tall mountains, where you can take a hike or climb mountains.

Pembrokeshire Coast (Wales), with its dramatic sights to see along a beautiful sea, with the stone structure built towards the end of the 1100s.

Exmoor (England), Moors, forests, coast and rivers make up Somerset and Devon’s Exmoor National Park

Northumberland (England), with its many historic and natural trails and heritage spots.
North York Moors (England), with its huge expanses of heather moorland.

Brecon Beacons (Wales) a designated International Dark Sky Reserve.

The Broads National Park (England), the ‘Venice of the east’, with plenty of room to fish, and plenty of pretty towns.

New Forest National Park (England), best horse riding, with good gardens, museums, leisure parks and wildlife parks.

South Downs National Park (England), Nice for great walks with great views, and the chance to check in with a wealth of local wildlife.

Cairngorms National Park (Scotland), good for cycling through the Pine Forest. With wildcats, capercailzies and mountain hares.

With the help of the Geography teachers, the pupils at Rihamu Junior School leant a lot about all the National Parks in the UK and really appreciated the beauty of these National Parks. All pictures and photos were made available on the Head teacher’s phone who kept on showing the photos of each National Park in both UK and Uganda.

We how other schools benefit from this article.

Shakila Huda
Rihamu Junior School – H/Teacher
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About shakilah

Hi Everyone !!!!

So nice meeting you here. Well, am Shakilah Huda from Rihamu Junior School. I have been at this school since 2004. I specifically teach English and Reading from 8 to 10 years. I was born as teacher and I really enjoy my job. Its such a wonderful feeling being called Madam Shakilah by all the children even when am walking on African streets!!!

I was born from western Uganda. My school is appr. 360kms away from the Kampala – The capital city of Uganda.

So nice sharing with you something small about me!

Shakilah Huda
Head Teacher – Rihamu Junior School -Kasese – East Africa

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