Burnham-On-Sea pupils support Fairtrade scheme with coffee morning
group of children from St Andrew's School in Burnham-On-Sea held
a successful coffee morning on Wednesday (March 21st) to highlight
the issues of Fairtrade.
event, held at St Andrew's Church, turned the spotlight on the
differences between the First World in which we live and the Third
World, whose farmers produce many of our food products.
child from each class was picked to organise an event and, along
with Fairtrade Coffee being available, there were a number of
These included a display of the children's artwork, a quiz on
Fairtrade, and a game asking players to match many common foods
with their country of origin.
bars of Fairtrade chocolate were available for the winners of
Graham Witts was on hand to help the children and he told Burnham-On-Sea.com:
"I was thrilled to see the support given to the children
by parents and churchmembers and for all the hard work that went
into making tea and coffee for the 50 people who supported the
children are great ambassadors for their school and I hope that
this will become an annual event in the life of the school and
its involvement in Burnham life."
raised from the event will go towards the work of a Traidcraft
project in India.
Top, the whole group of children with Acting Deputy headteacher
Mrs Ali Pook and, above, the hosts of a quiz on Fairtrade issues,
Rachel and Jaimee