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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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Uganda Day 7: 2019

After a quicker than normal visit to Tembo this morning for breakfast, myself, Steve, Ashlea and the CM sports coaches set off to Kafuro Primary School for my first visit. When we arrived, we were greeted by Stephen Thembo, the headteacher, … 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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