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Changing Communities: Building in Liss part 3

Work is continuing apace with the new Andlers Ash development. From the school we can see diggers moving in the distance. The photos below show that pipes are ready to be laid and the entrance to the site is developing.

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Making Tippy – Taps at Liss

Our study of sanitation took on a more practical feel this week as the Year 6 children at Liss made their own tippy – taps. Before we began our builds, we discussed why they would be needed. We discussed that … Continue reading

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Changing Communities: Building in Liss part 2

Preparation work continues apace on the Andlers Ash development. Here are the latest photos.

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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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