Fairtrade

We are a Fair Achiever School which means that we are committed to learning about, promoting and taking action for Fair Trade.

This year our Mini Vinnie Group has taken on the responsibility of steering Fairtrade in our school.

They devote one meeting every half term to ensuring that we implement our Fairtrade policy and take action. To read about our recent activities, please read our blog posts by clicking on the logo below.

 

Fairtrade Council Blog Posts

Fairtrade Fortnight 2021

Fairtrade Fortnight 2021

This Fairtrade Fortnight, the focus is on ‘Climate, Fairtrade and You’. The children will  discover how their choices can make a difference to the lives of people around the world. They will be learning about the people who grow our food and drink. On Friday, both...

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The Journey of a Banana

The Journey of a Banana

  Year 3 have been learning about the journey of a banana in as part of Fairtrade Fortnight. The children discussed the different roles in bringing a banana to our local shops.   They role-played the different jobs and discussed how much each person...

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Reception Fairtrade Dance

Reception Fairtrade Dance

In PE this week, the children have enjoyed creating their own dance! They have thought about the journey of Pablo the Fairtrade Super Banana. Our dance included; planting a banana tree, washing the bananas and sailing across the ocean. We all had great...

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Y6 World Book Day – Part 1

Y6 World Book Day – Part 1

We had a fabulous range of costumes in Year Six for our world book day. We chose to focus on a Fair Trade based story to link in with Fair Trade fortnight. This story was about Anansi. You can hear it here. To set the story in its context, we looked at the story of...

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Fairtrade Fortnight 2020

Fairtrade Fortnight 2020

Fairtrade Fortnight runs from Monday 24th February until 8th March. This year the focus is on cocoa and the role women play in achieving living incomes. In school, the children will be learning about fairtrade issues through lessons and activities. On Thursday 5th...

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Cloud Tea Monkeys

Cloud Tea Monkeys

For Fairtrade fortnight, Year 4 have been reading a book called Cloud Tea Monkeys. The book began with the arrival of monkeys in the classroom, they then smelt a variety of teas and had to work out what the new book might be about. We read through the book and the...

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