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Beginning Wants & Needs work at Liss

Year 6 have begun their work on the wants and needs learning that Miss Duncan and Mr Davies began when they visited Kafuro and Rihamu during the summer. Our first task was to draw around the outline of a pupil … Continue reading

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Preparing the Liss garden for autumn

Warm greetings to all our friends in Uganda. We have just completed the first full week of school back in Liss and some of our staff and pupils have been beginning to prepare the gardening area for autumn. Mr Stanley … Continue reading

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Sanitation work begins at Kafuro

The money raised by Liss pupils to improve sanitation at Kafuro Primary School has already been put to good use. Yesterday, workers from Sanitation Africa arrived at the school and today they began the work of draining and upgrading the … Continue reading

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Liss tomato plants keep on growing

Mr Stanley has been regularly watering the Liss tomato plants and they are thriving in the warm weather we currently have at school. Some of the plants are coming into flower so it will not be long until we have … Continue reading

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Liss tomato plants are growing

Greetings to all of our friends in Uganda. At the end of April, we reported that Rowan Class had planted our own tomato seeds ahead of School Grounds Day. Since then, our tomato seeds have been steadily growing in our … Continue reading

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Year 6 SATs

Next week is examination week for Year 6 pupils across the UK and including all of the Queen Elizabeth Parks Project schools. These SATs (Standard Attainment Tests) in English and Mathematics are the final examinations that they will take before … Continue reading

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Our new bottle greenhouse and a close encounter with a balloon

Warm greetings to our friends in Uganda at Kafuro and the other twinning project schools. At Liss, we are very grateful to all the adults who come in and help and particularly grateful to Geof, who comes in and helps … Continue reading

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School Grounds Day at Liss 2019

On Friday, Liss Junior School held their annual School Grounds Day. This started at lunchtime with parents being invited into the school to have lunch with the children. Then, the afternoon was devoted to cleaning up the school grounds and … Continue reading

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Cooking Ugandan – style meals

Today Liss children in Yr 6 created their own Ugandan-style meals in groups. The children used a range of ingredients that they had tasted the previous week, but also used water melon, pineapple and rice. The children worked very hard … Continue reading

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Ugandan – style food tasting

At Liss, as we approach the end of our Uganda topic, we set the children a design technology task – to plan and make a Ugandan – style meal. Before the children can do this, they have to taste Ugandan … Continue reading

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