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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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Wants & Needs work with Year 6 at Liss

Greetings to all of our friends in Kafuro. We have heard that there is the possibility of P7 returning to school on September 20th. We hope that this works out and that you are able to resume your learning before … Continue reading

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Which is the real Uganda?

Year 6 have been looking at pictorial evidence to gain a sense of what Uganda is like. Mr Stanley divided each class into two teams and gave each team twenty photos. The team had to write down everything they could … Continue reading

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Sanitation Assembly at Liss

Today, Rowan Class presented their assembly about sanitation to the pupils and parents of Liss. This encompassed of all the work that we have carried out this term as well as showing how we have worked together with our friends … 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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