Burley & Woodhead C E Primary awarded FAIRAWARE School status


In September 2016, Burley and Woodhead CE Primary School Council were set the challenge to become a Fair Trade School.  The School Council prepared an assembly to make the whole school aware of Fairtrade and what a “Fair price” means for farmers/producers.

We put up a FAIRTRADE display in school.

The School Council put together a whole school survey on FAIRTRADE to help raise awareness.

This year for the first time we ran a FAIRTRADE stall at the school Christmas Fair.

The School Council ran a FAIRAWARE poster competition. The winners were put up around the village.

The staffroom is now a FAIRTRADE zone using Fairtrade tea, coffee and biscuits.

Karen Palframan, the Chair of the Bradford FAIRTRADE Zone, came into school to present a Fairtrade Football.

The Year 6’s were the first to test it out in the playground!

The School council held an Assembly to tell the whole school how 70% of the world’s footballs were hand stitched by workers in Sialkot. By buying a Fairtrade football the extra money can help the football stitches receive eye tests and the whole community benefitted from a water filtration system.

On the 18th January we were awarded a FAIRAWARE School status.

What next?  We’re now organising our Fairtrade Fortnight in school and working towards our Fair Active award.

Burley and Woodhead CE Primary School Council and Mrs Sally Clegg, Learning Mentor

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