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Archive for March, 2015

This week’s Makaton

Regular visitors to our blog will know that we are learning Makaton. We are learning new signs as well as revising signs we have learnt before. This week, we have learnt – name/no/hello/good morning/ good bye/ good/bad/yes. Please click on the links below to see short demonstration clips; Bad Good Goodmorning Goodbye Hello Name Yes […]


Year 5 and 6 trip to Sustainability Centre

On Monday, the Upper School children joined class AS on a trip to the Sustainability Centre. We found out about how different natural materials can be used to do and make everyday things. We were surprised to see how willow was being used to treat waste water.¬†We had a go at making hurdles from willow. […]

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World Book Day 2015

On Thursday, we celebrated World Book Day by sharing our favourite books. Mrs Green shared a chapter of one of her favourite stories – Matilda by Roald Dahl.   Mrs Green read the chapter where an unfortunate boy, Bruce Bogtrotter, becomes victim to his Headmistress, ‘The Trunchball’. The Trunchball accuses Bruce of eating her personal […]


Fractions, sharing, dividing

In maths we have been looking at fractions. Some of us have been practicing our work at home! We have remembered how to make a number sentence to show we have ‘shared’ or ‘divided’ a number. Have a look at our work;   Well done Billy, Sean and Angus!

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Grow – A – Pound project

In HG, we are taking part in a whole school challenge called ‘Grow A Pound’ where we have to attempt to use our entrepreneurial skills to raise as much money as we can from the initial sum of a pound. We began this challenge by buying a packet of biscuits and selling them individually to […]


Our Star Riders

In horse riding each week, the teachers at Hewshott Farm choose a rider who they have noticed making good effort and progress with their skills. Max, Taylor and Angus have been able to improve their sitting positions and trotting skills. Sean has been able to stear the horse all by himself! Charlie has also had […]


Personal Achievements

Several of us have gained our certificates for collecting lots of personal points. We can earn a Bronze certificate for collecting 25 points, Siver for 50 points and Gold for 100 points. Mr Burford presents the Gold certificates in assembly. We have earnt Personal Points for good work, behaviour, and coming to school on time. […]

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Pancake Races

On Shrove Tuesday, it is traditional to make pancakes. In the UK, many people hold ‘pancake races’. At Liss Junior School, every year we have our own pancake races. Children have to run whilst holding a frying pan with a pancake. Half way through their run, they have to flip their pancake and then run […]


Making music with instruments

During the time our Ugandan teachers visited us, we were able to learn more about Ugandan culture by listening to what Mrs Molly taught us. We were also able to have a go at playing some of the instruments that were bought from Uganda. We played ‘top trumps’ with a pack of cards that were […]


English tea party with Mr Yowasi

On the last day of his visit to the UK, Mr Yowasi spent the day at our school. We wanted to send him off with an English Tradition – tea and cake! Mr Yowasi kindly helped us make a Victoria Sponge cake. As our guest of honour, we asked Mr Yowasi to cut the cake, […]


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