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Cansfield welcomes Y5 students to our GLOBAL AWARENESS DAY

on 10th April 2013

On 10th April 2013 Year 5 students from our local Primary Schools spent the day at Cansfield and took part in a variety of activities based upon the theme of Global Awareness and Fairtrade.  The workshops looked at different aspects of Fairtrade and were led by Mr Dickinson who made African Tea Trade Bookmarks, Mrs Ward who held a touch, smell and taste Fairtrade products workshop and Miss Lamb who made Fairtrade Banana Muffins.  Students then enjoyed lunch in the Dining Hall.  All students received a certificate as recognition of their participation in addition to an atlas and a  Fairtrade chocolate bar.  An overall winner from each workshop also won a certificate and a chocolate bar.

At the end of the day the students watched a powerpoint presentation in the theatre which included photographs of themselves participating in the day’s activities.

Here are some of the comments Y5 students made about Global Awareness Day:

'My favourite activity was baking because I love baking and I liked working together with children from other schools'    Mia - Nicol Mere Primary School

'Fairtrade Frenzy was my favourite activity today. It was fun feeling, tasting and smelling different things.'        Rebecca - St Wilfred's Catholic Primary School

'We had Language Leaders to help us today, they were very nice.  We made muffins then did Art  and Geography.'    Lauren - St Thomas's C of E Primary School

'I enjoyed every lesson today, learning about how important Fairtrade is. I don't think anything could improve the day.'    Samuel - R. L. Hughes Primary School

'Today we made muffins and tea trade bookmarks, we did Geography and PE. I also learned that cotton wool is from a plant.'    Lewis - Bryn St Peter's C of E Primary School