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Join the fairandfunky Fairtrade Conference in Huddersfield

“An excellent conference with very informative, fun activities!” Meltham CofE Primary School

“An excellent conference with very informative, fun activities!” Meltham CofE Primary School

Bookings for The fairandfunky Fairtrade Conference for Schools: ‘Take a Break with Fairtrade’ on Friday 3rd March 2017 at The Creative Media and Studio School are OPEN!


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The fairandfunky Fairtrade Conference: ‘Take a Break with Fairtrade’ brings together Primary Schools from across Kirklees to celebrate Fairtrade Fortnight. The conference will ignite enthusiasm and interest in both pupils and teachers to maintain awareness and understanding of Fairtrade and how it can be taught within busy classrooms.


Interactive workshops involving drama, literacy, real life stories, and chocolate tasting from fairandfunky, Couer De Xocolat, Pockets Theatre and Bala Sports will inspire delegates to ‘Take a Break with Fairtrade!’ This is the only conference in Kirklees to combine Fairtrade and the arts, offering professional development for teachers and innovative learning for students.


All students will take part in the Just Trading Scotland rice challenge at the event and receive a bag of delicious Kilombero rice along with a goody bag of fair trade treats.



“Fantastic work produced by the children today, a very successful and rewarding conference.” Newsome Junior School

The conference is supported by The Fairtrade Foundation and Eco-Schools, and will help schools progress on both the Fairtrade Schools Award and ‘Eco-Schools’ journey.  During lunch delegates will be able to enjoy networking opportunity with sponsors and workshop providers and shop in the ethical marketplace. The event will close with certificate presentations from Jason McCartney MP.


For further information please contact


Thank you to Conference Champion Sponsors Suma Wholefoods.

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