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Archive for June, 2014

Linkenholt Countryside Competition Day

We had a lovely day out at Linkenholt today. We started the day with introducing ourselves to ‘Joey’ the Tawney Owl. We were able to wear a special glove and have a go at holding him. We were also able to find out about what kinds of small animals Joey likes to hunt and eat. […]

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Very Busy Bees!

Great excitement in Liss Junior School today! Earlier this week, we introduced our first swarm of bees to our beehives. Mr Haycock has been doing a great job of making sure our swarm are getting on ok in their new surroundings. He was very pleasantly surprised when he opened the hive to discover just how […]

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Marvelous Mini-beasts and Brilliant Bees

Today we explored the grounds of our school to see how many different mini-beasts have made our school grounds their habitat. The Year 2 children at the Infant school also joined in to share this project with us. We found Mr Haycock in his bee suit. He spent time explaining to us how the bees […]


Solar Schools Sun Hats

Well done to Eddie who made a ‘Solar Schools Sun Hat’ for the competition. His clever design had a good brim that would definitely keep the sun out of his eyes. Well done for your hat Eddie and winning your medal!


Potato Farls

Next week we will be going to Linkenholt to our Countryside Competition day. As part of our countryside competition entry, we have grown 2 varieties of potato – Rudolph and Rocket varieties. The competition rules state that we must make something with our potatoes. We chose to make Potato Farls! Farls are part of a […]

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Talking Point – Helpful website for parents

Have you seen Talking Point recently? The website mentioned below is an essential resource for anyone interested in finding out more about communication skills and how they can help their child develop their language skills. Here is some information about the website; I CAN and The Communication Trust are pleased to announce that we are […]


Watts Gallery 2

Yesterday, Brandon, Ella and Eddie had their visit to Watts Gallery. They began by looking in detail at the terracotta work around the chapel. They had a go at recording parts of the terracotta work that particularly caught their eye. Back in the art studio, they used their drawings to create a terracotta tile. This […]


Victorian toys and games

We have been finding out about what it was like to be a child during Victorian times. We actually found there were quite a few similarities between children during Victorian times and the present day. We learnt how to play ‘Hop Scotch’, we had a go at rolling a hoop along the ground and we […]


Reading to Inka

We were lucky enough to welcome Inka and Sue back to HG this week to hear readers. Everyone loves Inka and especially loves reading to her. Inka appears to love hearing us read too! We made sure Inka had a drink and space to stretch out whilst we read to her. Great reading everyone!

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More HG Sporting Heros

Congratulations to Billy who won this trophey at his boxing match last weekend. Billy has been training hard for nearly a year. As part of his training he has to do exercises such as skipping with a rope. Class SH were very impressed with his skipping skills in his PE lesson. Well done Billy!   […]

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