Tag Archives: Uganda

Great news from Kafuro

Congratulations to everyone in P7 at Kafuro Primary School who took their PLE (Primary Leaving Examinations) at the beginning of the summer. Mr Thembo contacted me to say that there was a 100% pass rate this year. Despite the challenges … Continue reading

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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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Message from Mr Thembo

Hello to everyone at Liss Junior and Liss Infant School. Every time I think about Liss I go and read the goodbye messages you wrote for me when I left the school to come back to Uganda. You all have … 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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Ugandan – style food tasting

At Liss, as we approach the end of our Uganda topic, we set the children a design technology task – to plan and make a Ugandan – style meal. Before the children can do this, they have to taste Ugandan … Continue reading

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African – themed bags

In Year 6 at Liss Junior School, the children have been creating African – themed bags. The children have researched African art and patterns before creating their own print template. This was then rolled onto the bag to produce the … Continue reading

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Harvest Festival & Food Waste

Greetings to all of our friends in Uganda. Last Friday, Liss Junior School held its annual Harvest Festival at St Mary’s Church in Liss. One of the constant themes of the assembly was the amount of food waste that takes … Continue reading

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Liss communication to Kafuro on the new term

Greetings to all our friends in Kafuro and thank you to to Moris for organising the Kafuro blog post with all the details of what is happening at Kafuro this term. We started our new term at Liss on September … Continue reading

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