The Thomas Fowell Buxton Society
Outreach to Primary Schools
This page presents a Primary School pack which aims primarily at Fairtrade Fortnight, but could be useful for other areas of the curriculum.
The package comprises a series of four lessons suited to years 5 and 6.The pack includes lesson plans, powerpoint presentations and proposals for activities. It enables School Staff to deliver to their own students what had previously been a Society presentation given by one of the education team.
Files can be downloaded by clicking the appropriate link in the tables below. The file will then be downloaded to your computer. You then may save it to a suitable folder on your computer.
Please read the following information before downloading!
The files below have been checked as virus free using Avira and Malwarebytes, but you are advised to verify this for yourself using your school’s anti-virus software
A left click will download the file automatically into your Downloads folder.
If you wish to download into a different folder, right click the selected file. Choose the option "Save linked content as ..." which will offer you the option of saving to a selected folder on your computer.
These presentations are compatible with Office 2007 and later
If your version of Office is 1997-2003 then you can download a compatibility pack using this link
If you have not got Microsoft Office on your computer then you could use the freely available LibreOffice, which can also read these files
|File Name||Extension||Size||Right Click to download|
|Thomas Fowell Buxton - Educational Resources
Read this first
|Lesson 1: What is Fairtrade?||Powerpoint .pptx||450KB||Download|
|Lesson 2: Sugar Cane||Powerpoint .pptx||1016KB||Download|
|Lesson 2, Worksheet 1: Harvesting the Sugar Cane||152KB||Download|
|Lesson 2, Worksheet 2: Countries that produce Sugar Cane"||137KB||Download|
|Lesson 3: Sugar Cane and the Slave Trade||Powerpoint .pptx||617KB||Download||Lesson 3, Worksheet 1: Slaves cutting cane on a plantation||119KB||Download|
|Lesson 4: Thomas Fowell Buxton and Slavery"||Powerpoint .pptx||805KB||Download|
|Lesson 4, Worksheet 1: Design your own monument||42KB||Download|
|Zipped File of the above documents||Zip .7z||4364KB||Download|
For any problems in downloading or extracting files, please contact the Society via the contact page