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Young Carers work at Liss

The final unit of the Connecting Classrooms work was carried out at Liss just before we finished for the end of the academic year. Our theme was young carers and we started off by examining who the people who care … Continue reading

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Summarising our learning from the Fairtrade unit

This week, pupils from Liss had their final lesson on Fairtrade. We looked to summarise our learning over the unit, therefore the pupils carried out the same activity as the first lesson of putting beans in pots according to what … Continue reading

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Continuing our look at Fairtrade chocolate

To begin today’s lesson, Mr Stanley drew two chocolate bars on the whiteboard and asked the class to deliberate on what factors would lead to them buying one bar or the other. The children came up with the following considerations: … Continue reading

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Food Webs

One of the topics we are covering as part of the British Council’s Connecting Classrooms program is food webs which was suggested by Mr Thembo, the headteacher of Kafuro Primary School. Steve Peach very kindly produced a PowerPoint which took … Continue reading

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Fairtrade and chocolate

For our third session on fair trade at Liss Junior School, we focused on chocolate. Two thirds of cocoa produced worldwide is estimated to be grown by smallholders. West African economies are critically dependent on cocoa. For example, revenue from … Continue reading

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Fairtrade: Session 2

Following on from last week’s fair trade lesson, Rowan class started off with a quick recap of the previous week’s learning, in particular a renewed discussion over how much people should be paid for the process of growing and selling … Continue reading

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Beginning our journey to investigate Fairtrade

This morning, the Year 6 classes as Liss Junior School began to take a detailed look at fair trade. We began by discussing what causes poverty. The children were given 3 beans each and were asked to investigate nine statements. … Continue reading

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Cooking Ugandan meals at Liss

Warm greetings to our Ugandan friends at Kafuro. We hope that you had a good Easter. After tasting Ugandan – style meals before the Easter holidays, Liss pupils in Year 6 came back to school ready to create their own … Continue reading

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Doors and shutters complete at Kafuro

The project to install doors and shutters at Kafuro on the junior block and the staff accommodation block is now complete. Mr Thembo has sent photo and expressed his gratitude to the pupils and parents at Liss Junior School. Mr … Continue reading

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Measuring up for new doors and shutters at Kafuro

Mr Stanley recently sent out a large sum of money raised by Liss pupils and staff to aid infrastructure improvements at Kafuro Primary School. This has been raised by the netball team’s sponsored shoot, the sale of crisps at Film … Continue reading

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