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A Ugandan Celebration

As our Ugandan Exchange comes to an end, we finished in style at Hambledon Primary with a celebration of our links with Rihamu Junior School.  This was an opportunity to demonstrate what both schools have learnt from each other and … Continue reading

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Connecting Classrooms and Strengthening Bonds

Madam Shakilah has enjoyed her week teaching at Hambledon; almost as much as the children have enjoyed having her in their classrooms.  The children have been so excited to welcome her into class and have thoroughly enjoyed her lessons.  These … Continue reading

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Hambledon Welcomes Madam Shakila

The day that the children of Hambledon Primary School have been excited about for many months has finally arrived. They gave a very warm welcome to Madam Shakila, Headtaecher visiting from Rihamu Junior School, Uganda. Children from Year 6 (Ospreys … Continue reading

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‘Sanitation’s What You Need…’

Owls class have been learning about the importance of good sanitation. Diarrhoea kills more children than HIV/AIDS, malaria and measles combined. Almost 1 billion lack access to safe drinking water. More than 2.3 billion people lack access to safe sanitation. … Continue reading

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Wants and Needs Work begins at Hambledon

Year 6 have begun their work on the wants and needs learning pupils at Rihamu also started earlier in the year. Our first task was to draw around the outline of a pupil and give the outlined child a name. … Continue reading

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Community Change Work begins At Hambledon

Pupils in Year 2 and Year 3 are looking at how the communities of Hambledon and Rihamu change and develop over time. One threat that exists in both communities is the risk of flooding. Rain water has caused much damage … Continue reading

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Raffles for Rihamu

The children at Hambledon Primary are working hard to help our friends at Rihamu. They want to help renovate the P1 block, replacing the wooden slats with permanent brick walls that will provide much better protection from the elements. The … Continue reading

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Day 14: Reflections on Uganda

We’re sat in Fort Portal, nearing the end of our Ugandan adventure.  This is an opportunity to pause for breath, drink a Nile and take stock of what has been a real life-changing experience. There is obvious impact from the Changing Classrooms … Continue reading

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Uganda 2019 Day 11: The Conservation Cup

Every night of this trip the whole group has sat together and chatted. As part of this conversation we have all nominated our top three moments of the day. Today, I will find it impossible to nominate just three. There … Continue reading

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