Fairtrade Fortnight runs from 25th February until 10th March this year and so is straight after half term!
This year’s campaign is about ensuring that cocoa farmers are paid fairly for their work and are able to live a dignified life.
Can you “Bake with a Difference” for Fairtrade?
We will be having a competition to see who can bake the tastiest cake or biscuits with the most delicious Fairtrade ingredients. If you want to enter please collect a form from the office from Friday 15th February.
Please bring in your cakes on Monday 4th March when they will be judged and prizes awarded.
At 2.30 pm on that day our Mini Vinnies will host a Big Brew Coffee Afternoon when the cakes will be available to buy. Please come along and support Fairtrade!
Last Wednesday, some Mini Vinnies visited Joe’s Place in Gateshead to donate bags of food items which Year 5 had collected for their Harvest Assembly.
Joe’s Place opens on a Wednesday in St Joseph’s church hall to offer a hot meal, snacks and company to homeless people in the North East. The children learned about the work of Joe’s Place and found out which foods would be the most useful to collect. In addition, Joe’s place will be having a Christmas Party for the homeless on the 19th December and will be giving each person attending a gift of toiletries.
If you can help, please send in a toiletry item such as soap, toothbrush/paste, shower gel or deodorant to the school office.
The Mini Vinnies will ensure they are delivered to Joe’s Place in time for the party.