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
.pdf 1778KB Download
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 .pdf 152KB Download
Lesson 2, Worksheet 2: Countries that produce Sugar Cane" .pdf 137KB Download
Lesson 3: Sugar Cane and the Slave Trade Powerpoint .pptx 617KB Download
Lesson 3, Worksheet 1: Slaves cutting cane on a plantation .pdf 119KB Download
Lesson 4: Thomas Fowell Buxton and Slavery" Powerpoint .pptx 805KB Download
Lesson 4, Worksheet 1: Design your own monument .pdf 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