Tag Archives: Year 6

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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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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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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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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Cooking Ugandan – style meals

Today Liss children in Yr 6 created their own Ugandan-style meals in groups. The children used a range of ingredients that they had tasted the previous week, but also used water melon, pineapple and rice. The children worked very hard … Continue reading

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Uganda Travel Guides

As part of our topic on Uganda, the children have been using the evidence from their research on the country to write their own travel guides for Miss Duncan, who will be visiting Uganda for the first time in July. … Continue reading

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