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Archive for June, 2012

This Week’s Makaton

At this time in the year, we begin to think about our new classes and schools for September. We are getting ready to welcome new friends to Liss Junior School, and make new friends in our new schools. This week’s makaton is ‘Friend’ and ‘Happy’. Please click on the link below to see a short […]


Olympic Scarecrow Trail

On Friday, we put our raincoats on, wrapped up our maps in waterproof covers, and began the Liss Olympic Scarecrow Trail. We quickly found the HG favourite scarecrow. Can you guess which one it is? There were so many brilliant scarecrows to choose from and they helped us to remember famous athletes well known for […]

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006 and a bit

In HG, we have been really enjoying the ‘Daisy’ books by Kes Gray and Nick Sharratt. Our favourite is ‘006 and a Bit’. In this story, Daisy is bored with being a girl and wants to be a Spy. Daisy visits various people, giving them some very strange, ‘secret spy’ instructions. We had some fun […]


HG’s Green Fingers!

Today, Eddie was our class photographer. He took photos of us gardening. We watered our Geraniums that we planted at the March Foundation. Look at how much they have grown. We also watered our Potatoes that we are growing in competition for the Potato Council and Mr Burford! Look at how they have grown too! Finally, we […]


This weeks Makaton

Our Makaton signs for this week are ‘clean’ and ‘dirty’. Please click on the links below to see short demonstration clips. makaton clean makaton dirty


Damian Hinds MP visits HG!

The room has been full of excitement and anticipation this week. On Friday, Damian Hinds MP came to visit. We were able to show him some of our favourite things about HG. We also showed him our work. He thought we had written some good stories. Then we were able  to ask him some questions […]

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Fantastic Work of the Week

We have been finding out what everyone got up to in the half term holiday this week. We wrote our news in our literacy books. Leo really impressed us with his super handwriting and interesting sentences. Well done Leo, your writing is Fantastic!


This Week’s Makaton Signs

We have gone with a ‘holiday’ theme for our Makaton this week. Some of us were lucky enough to fly off to other locations for the half term holiday. Some of us stayed closer to home and enjoyed the great outdoors! Our signs for this week are ‘aeroplane’ and ‘run’. Please click on the links […]


Foxlease 2012

We have returned from our annual trip to Foxlease in the New Forest. We had a fantastic 3 days with our friends from Shakespeare Junior School. On the way down, we stopped at Queen Elizabeth Country Park for a comfort break and to stretch our legs. When we arrived at Foxlease, we had lunch and […]

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Olympic Fortnight – the results!

During our Olympic Fortnight, we challenged ourselves to be ‘determined’ to be the best we could be. Everyday we did 4 activities for 1 minute. These were star jumps, basket ball shooting, shuttle runs and ‘ladder steps’. We challenged ourselves to see if we could improve our scores each day. We were grouped to represent […]


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