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East Hants Cop 26 Conference

On Friday, the Liss Federation was represented at the East Hants COP 26 conference in Alton by Mr Stanley, Sophie and Lola. Liss were among many exhibitors at the conference which was open to the general public. Sophie and Lola … Continue reading

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Liss Federation renews International Schools Award Accreditation

Late last week, Mr Stanley received an email from the British Council with the good news that the work we have carried out over the last three years has resulted in the Federation being awarded full International Schools Accreditation for … Continue reading

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Great news from Kafuro

Congratulations to everyone in P7 at Kafuro Primary School who took their PLE (Primary Leaving Examinations) at the beginning of the summer. Mr Thembo contacted me to say that there was a 100% pass rate this year. Despite the challenges … Continue reading

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Young Carers work at Liss

The final unit of the Connecting Classrooms work was carried out at Liss just before we finished for the end of the academic year. Our theme was young carers and we started off by examining who the people who care … Continue reading

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Summarising our learning from the Fairtrade unit

This week, pupils from Liss had their final lesson on Fairtrade. We looked to summarise our learning over the unit, therefore the pupils carried out the same activity as the first lesson of putting beans in pots according to what … Continue reading

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Continuing our look at Fairtrade chocolate

To begin today’s lesson, Mr Stanley drew two chocolate bars on the whiteboard and asked the class to deliberate on what factors would lead to them buying one bar or the other. The children came up with the following considerations: … Continue reading

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Food Webs

One of the topics we are covering as part of the British Council’s Connecting Classrooms program is food webs which was suggested by Mr Thembo, the headteacher of Kafuro Primary School. Steve Peach very kindly produced a PowerPoint which took … Continue reading

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Fairtrade and chocolate

For our third session on fair trade at Liss Junior School, we focused on chocolate. Two thirds of cocoa produced worldwide is estimated to be grown by smallholders. West African economies are critically dependent on cocoa. For example, revenue from … Continue reading

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Fairtrade: Session 2

Following on from last week’s fair trade lesson, Rowan class started off with a quick recap of the previous week’s learning, in particular a renewed discussion over how much people should be paid for the process of growing and selling … Continue reading

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Beginning our journey to investigate Fairtrade

This morning, the Year 6 classes as Liss Junior School began to take a detailed look at fair trade. We began by discussing what causes poverty. The children were given 3 beans each and were asked to investigate nine statements. … Continue reading

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