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22nd February 2013 at 00:00

Fairtrade Fortnight

Raise awareness of global trading and encourage pupils to consider how the choices they make affect people around the world with these resources to mark Fairtrade Fortnight (25 February to 10 March).

Become a fair trade school

Find out how to become a fair trade school and a beacon of social justice.

Thought tree (KS2)

Create a tree to explain the importance of fair trading.

Questions of justice (KS2KS3)

Is fair trade an instrument of justice? Start a debate among pupils with these stimuli.


Create a superhero to explain the challenges of fair trading.

Investigating cotton (ages 5+)

Investigate the journey of cotton from plant to shop and examine the concept of interdependence.

From seed to garment

Learn about cotton, trade and fair trade.

Cotton trading plan (ages 8+)

Explore the importance of fair trade for cotton farmers.

India cotton farmers

These photographs of cotton farmers in India bring fair trade lessons to life.

Fair trade cotton resources

Posters, displays and videos to explain the basics of fair trade.

India waterhole

Photographs and displays about collecting water from a waterhole in India.

These resources are available in the TES fair trade collection. bit.lyFairtradeCollection.

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