Royton’s Thorp Primary School has proved-its commitment to Fairtrade by winning an award for a Second year— and celebrated with a tea party
Oldham Mayor Councillor Jim McArdle, attended the event during Fairtrade Fortnight, to present the School with its Fairtrade Status award. Also enjoying the gathering were parents, children, governors and other guests
Fairtrade is the system of ensuring that ensuring that growers and suppliers in developing countries get a fair price for their goods produced under acceptable conditions. To earn the award the school has to not only fulfil a host of criteria but also show an improvement every year or demonstrate that its done something extra.
This time it organised an orienteering course during the summer term and held the tea party to get the Community involved Pupil Ben Ivell also raised £44 with a sponsored swim.
Reproduced with kind permission from the Oldham Evening Chronicle