This story will transport you to a farm in Western Sierra Leone where you will have the chance to meet an inspiring cocoa farmer named Lucia Mansaray. Lucia’s Story is a fantastic way to teach students about the Gola Rainforest, forest friendly cocoa farming and Fairtrade Premium. At the end of the story you will […]
A film made in 2020 for schools about the people of the great Gola Rainforest in Sierra Leone, West Africa. 14-year-old Beshey shares the story of his family, explaining how a group of cocoa farmers have come together to protect the forest, and develop their communities through Fairtrade. The challenge for the people of the […]
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Teaching ideas and useful links
This pack contains four classroom-based activities themed around the Commonwealth and has been designed to help your pupils further their understanding of the Commonwealth and the world around them.
The Polish Language and Culture pack helps primary teachers introduce aspects of Polish language and culture to their pupils.
This resource explores stories of the lives of the people of Myanmar, enabling pupils to consider and contrast oral history traditions, daily life, cultural and religious traditions with their own community.
A topic-based online resource that puts literacy and critical thinking at the heart of primary teaching. Each topic starts with a story and then takes a cross-curricular journey exploring the theme using lesson ideas and resources.
Muktangan is a charity that provides education to underprivileged children in Mumbai, India. They have developed these primary lesson resources to raise awareness of Muktangan and of Indian life and culture.
This British Library exhibition explored literature and music from the great African empires of the Middle Ages to the cultural dynamism of West Africa today. The linked website has a set of teaching activities for Key Stages 2, 3 and 4 (ages 7 to 16).