We have been involved in lots of events this term to raise awareness of Fairtrade within our school.
Firstly, the Year 2 class worked really hard on their Fairtrade class assembly and performed it confidently to the whole school. It was really informative and the children learned an awful lot about what Fairtrade is all about, which products are available and why supporting Fairtrade is important.
Ysgol Glan Y Mor hosted a Fairtrade transition day and invited lots of the Llanelli schools to attend. The year 5 and 6 members of the Fairtrade Committee and the Eco committee went, along with Miss Honour, and had lots of fun attending the different workshops and finding out about life in underdeveloped countries. There was a Ghanaian master drummer, who talked about cocoa production, and a Ugandan coffee producer who talked all about his life in Uganda. They also had workshops called ‘Scientific Bananas’ and ‘the paper bag challenge’.
We held a Fairtrade Breakfast event in school selling Fairtrade chocolate oaty smoothies and Fairtrade flapjacks. They were delicious and the Fairtrade Committee had lots of fun making them! We raised £67 towards some Fairtrade resources for our school.