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The John Akii – Bua Story

This week Class AS have been looking at the life of John Akii – Bua, the first Ugandan to ever win an Olympic gold medal as well as breaking the world record for the 400m hurdles at the same time. … Continue reading

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Even More Olympic Poems

100 m by Josh NB Bang went the gun He’s got to go for gold So he can remember something Something till he’s old He’s got to get it together Or he will lose the race He is running as … Continue reading

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All good things come to those who wait – Letters from Kafuro

On Thursday we were visited by Johan & Peter Welsh, who gave a presentation to the Lower School before giving a talk to the whole school at assembly time. They had brought back with them a short film about Kafuro … Continue reading

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Mini Marathon

Today was the first Liss Junior School Mini Marathon and Class AS played their full part. Although the conditions were slippy and difficult at times, the children acquitted themselves well. Elyse finished 2nd in the Year5 & 6 girls race … Continue reading

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Poetry – The Woods

This week in literacy we have been looking at a a range of poems about woods, all with different rhyming patterns. We have also investigated simile, metaphor, alliteration and assonance, personification and onomatopoeia. We gathered together a stockpot of words, … Continue reading

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Please Mrs Butler

Today in Literacy we have been looking carefully at the famous Allan Allberg poem, Please Mrs Butler. we looked carefully at the rhyming structure, the four line stanzas and the fact that each line had a similar number of syllables, so that … Continue reading

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