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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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Uganda Travel Guides

As part of our topic on Uganda, the children have been using the evidence from their research on the country to write their own travel guides for Miss Duncan, who will be visiting Uganda for the first time in July. … Continue reading

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Liss Weather Station data

After a couple of years with technical problems, the Liss weather station is now providing perfect data. You can access the weather data by scrollin down to the bottom of the blog page for the latest updates.

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Athletic success at Liss Junior School

Greetings to all of our friends in Uganda. I am writing to let you know of some great athletic achievement from a Liss pupil, Toby. Toby was one of the Liss pupils who competed in the South East Hampshire Cross … Continue reading

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African – themed bags

In Year 6 at Liss Junior School, the children have been creating African – themed bags. The children have researched African art and patterns before creating their own print template. This was then rolled onto the bag to produce the … Continue reading

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Snow in Liss

Warm (or should I say cold) greetings to all of our friends in Uganda. We had the first snow of the year in Hampshire last night and today Liss Junior School is closed because of the snow. We imagine that … Continue reading

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