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Go Bananas with NEW schools workshops from fairandfunky!

Fairtrade Fortnight runs from February 24th to March 9th and this year’s theme from the Fairtrade Foundation is “Stick with Foncho to Make Bananas Fair!” In response, we are offering a range of NEW workshops for your school.

Each fairandfunky workshop can be used within a class subject area or within enrichment. The workshops teach knowledge and understanding within social, moral, spiritual and cultural frameworks; to achieve the following objectives:

 

  • To develop an understanding of Fairtrade and why it is important
  • To learn about the role of development organisations
  • To find out about life in another country
  • To develop a sense of social justice and moral responsibility
  • To develop speaking and listening skills – including debate
  • To develop an understanding of a sense of place in the world
  • To learn about recycling and the role of the individual

fairtrade.bananasLet’s Go Bananas! Workshop –
This 90 minute workshop for Years 5/6 develops knowledge of Fairtrade and trade rules, focussing on the banana trade in the Windward Islands.

 

Uses interactive roleplay, games, debate, workshops and video to teach the learning objectives; and work towards reaching the following National Curriculum guidelines:

  • Citizenship: Preparing to play an active role as citizen
  • Geography: Knowledge and understanding of places. Understanding of a locality in a country which is less economically developed
  • English – Speaking and Listening En1: Group discussion and interaction

 

COST: £120*

 

 

IMG_4644Fairtrade Superheros! Workshop – 
This 60 minute creative workshop for KS1 introduces the concept of Fairtrade through games and interactive roleplay.

 

Working towards the following National Curriculum guidelines:

  • Citizenship: Preparing to play an active role as citizen
  • English – Speaking and Listening En1: Group discussion and interaction
  • Art: Use a range of materials & work collaboratively to produce work

 

Each participant will then make a Fairtrade super hero mask using recycled packaging.

COST: £75*

 

 

walletWhat’s in Your Wallet? Workshop – 
This 60 minute creative workshop for KS2 develops knowledge on Fairtrade and the role of individuals in the supply chain.

 

The workshop uses games, interactive roleplay and video; working towards the following National Curriculum guidelines:

  • Citizenship: Preparing to play an active role as citizen
  • English – Speaking and Listening En1: Group discussion and interaction
  • Art and Design: Use a range of materials to produce individual work

 

Each participant will make a wallet using recycled packaging.
COST: £75 per class*

 

All fairandfunky workshops are led by two members of staff: Helen Robinson and Sophie Bebb; both of whom are CRB checked. Helen is a trained primary teacher with experience across Kirklees, as well as teaching with VSO in Kenya. Sophie is a qualified artist with experience in leading community workshops, as well as working with the Oxfam Youth Board.

*costs assume a class size of approx 30 students. 
Travel costs are only included to schools within a 16 mile radius of Holmfirth.

For information on all fairandfunky workshops please visit http://www.fairandfunky.com/school-workshops/ or contact Helen and Sophie to discuss individual requirements.

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