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Sanitation Studies

Today, Year 6 at Liss Junior School started the sanitation study unit at school. Firstly, we discussed what sanitation means and came up with the following definition, ‘The systems for taking dirty water and other waste products away from buildings in order to protect people’s health’ We also learned what the acronym WASH means: … Continue reading

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Changing Communities: Building starts in Liss

Blog readers will know that one of the major topics that Liss, Kafuro, Hambledon and Rihamu have been studying is how our communities are changing and what the impact will be on the people and services in each community. This … Continue reading

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Christmas greetings from Liss Junior School

Merry Christmas to all our friends at Kafuro Primary School and to all the twinned schools in the UK and Uganda. At Liss, we had our carol service yesterday where we read the story of the nativity and sang Christmas … Continue reading

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Discussing dilemmas for UK and Uganda

Last week, Year 6 pupils in Liss had their last lesson where we looked at rights and responsibilities. Firstly, we looked at the role of rights bearers, the people who make sure that rights are enforced. For example, if a … Continue reading

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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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Final days and reflections

Uganda Day 14: 2019  After a comfortable sleep in a room on my own in the motel, woken only by a cockerel at one point in the night, I woke up feeling fresh. We all slept in for a while … 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 Day 10: 2019

Resorting back to my usual French toast at Tembo for breakfast this morning, I was ready for a busy day ahead at Kafuro.  Ronnie drove Paul and I (very smoothly, the complete opposite to Joffrey) to Kafuro. Shakilah met us at … Continue reading

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Uganda Day 9: 2019

This morning I was so excited for breakfast at Tembo, pancakes with golden syrup, but I had to settle for pancakes with lemon once we discovered an army of ants had got into the golden syrup. I needn’t have worried … Continue reading

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