What is Fairtrade?
The Fairtrade Foundation was set up to
help producers in poorer countries get
a fair price for their work. This allows
farmers a chance out of poverty by
guaranteeing fair prices and
sustainability. It allows producers to
invest in their farms and communities
abroad and lets farmers compete in the
This extra money is usually put into
things that can help the local
community – like bicycles to help
workers travel to work or new wells to
When you buy something with a
Fairtrade logo on it, you know that a
fair amount of the money is going
towards helping the community where
it came from.
For the planet.
For the people.
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So, Why Should we,
BSB, become a
A Fairtrade school is committed to
Fairtrade, sells and uses Fairtrade
products as much as it can, and raises
awareness of Fairtrade in the school
and local community. It is a great way
of promoting the ethical and social
awareness of our school. We believe
that BSB should take these steps to
becoming a fairtrade school, to not
only increase the schools reputation,
but like our current charity, the Best
of Both, make a real difference to this
Besides, wouldn’t it be great
What have we
achieved so far in
working towards a
We have set up a Fair Trade Steering
What do we aim to
do in the New Year?
We aim to...
Get out fair trade policy signed by
the Board of Governors and our
Fair Trade now features in the school
Contact Nike and other companies to
see if they can provide Fair Trade
cotton PE kits.
The cafeteria and the tuck shop are
now stocking more fair trade produce.
Investigate companies who can provide
Fair Trade sports balls.
Staff tea and coffee is currently
becoming fair trade.
Develop our link further with the
commune of Tervuren and together
organize a local scavenger hunt,
where younger students learn more
about Fair Trade.
We are learning about Fair Trade in
various subjects, such as Geography &
We have launched our project and
raised the awareness of fair trade at
Upper primary & Upper school
We have set up our stall at the
Develop a Fair Trade group in Upper
Organize a Fair Trade Easter
Take an active part in Fair Trade