Sophia Purdy-Moore | admin

Advisory Intern

Sophia graduated from the University of Bristol in 2017 with a BA in History. Following this, she completed an MA in US History & Politics at UCL where she conducted research with students, parents, teachers, and policymakers in New York City.

During her studies, she volunteered with Jacari, a charity which provides free home tutoring to children who speak English as an additional language, and campaigned for the development of more diverse and inclusive school and university curriculums. 

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RE-think, RE-duce, RE-cycle plastics in a brand new workshop! | admin

With a NEW LOOK website comes a brand new workshop: SCRAP that Plastic! 


All fairandfunky workshops encourage participants to look at the world around them and empower people of all ages with the knowledge that their actions can have a positive impact on the world around them; both locally and globally.  Recycling is one simple way in which each of us can take little steps to change the world; and we were delighted to be invited to run the new SCRAP that Plastic workshop at Carlinghow Primary School as a hook to engage them with their ‘Enough for Everyone’ topic .


“A fantastic…

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Food For Thought | admin

Food for Thought is run in partnership with Pockets Theatre*, giving students an opportunity to learn about local and global food sustainability in a fun, creative and engaging way. It is suitable for Year 5 and Year 6.


Food for Thought uses a variety of participatory methods to engage young people with food themes, fostering a creative environment for students to work in small focused groups, creating valued time for discussion and learning.


“A brilliant link to Geography, my students were able to consolidate their learning in this hands on, thought provoking workshop. Small…

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SCRAP that Plastic | admin

FREE SCRAPtastic Book for each school booking!


An interactive and creative workshop that delves into the world of plastics; discovering the history and uses of plastic and how to combat the environmental problems of plastic the world faces today. The workshop looks at recycling in depth with brilliant child centred activities throughout the session.


The workshop enables participants to develop their speaking and listening skills; to talk about their opinions and explain their views. Students also develop a sense of social justice and moral responsibility; recognising their sense…

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Fairtrade Farmer Drama | admin

fairandfunky have teamed together with Pockets Theatre to deliver a range of exciting workshops that provoke an emotional response to Fairtrade, teaching citizenship, geography and literacy skills through drama.


Fairtrade Farmer Drama is suitable for KS2, and takes students on a journey along the supply chain of bananas or chocolate. Using dramatic games, role-play, discussion, and performance; the workshops enhance learning about Africa or South America whilst developing speaking and listening skills.


Within the workshop students also develop their social, moral and cultural…

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Chocolate and Fairtrade | admin

This workshop is adaptable for either KS1 or KS2 and introduces participants to Fairtrade through games, debates, workshops and presentations, with particular regard to Chocolate. Participants develop their speaking and listening skills; to talk about their opinions and explain their views. Participants also develop the sense of social justice and moral responsibility; recognising the role of voluntary, community and pressure groups.  


“I liked the workshop…it made me think about all the unfair amounts farmers get and how they can good amounts thanks to fair trade!” Olivia, age 9.


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Smoothie Bike | admin

The Smoothie Bike workshop is a brilliant way to kick-start conversations on healthy eating, Fairtrade, waste, and recycling. It is an excellent resource to demonstrate how we are all connected to the things we do, the food we eat and the actions we take; and how our consumer choices can change the world.


In the Smoothie Bike workshop each student will take part in a variety of engaging activities to complete the following:
Make their own Fairtrade banana smoothie
Discover the importance of Fairtrade
Sequence the ‘food journey’ of a banana from farm to fruit bowl
Think about…

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