St John’s on-the-Hill School welcomed members from the Chepstow Fairtrade Forum for a special assembly on Thursday 27th February.

Tanya White, Chair of Chepstow Fairtrade Forum, Jan Koning, Chair of Tidenham Parish Council, Julia Parsons, Chepstow Fairtrade Forum, Cynthia Giles, Chepstow Fairtrade Forum, and John Giles, photographer, visited the school to speak to the children about the importance of Fairtrade. The Forum is promoting community initiatives as part of Fairtrade Fortnight and works to maintain Chepstow’s status as a Fairtrade Town.

They presented three pupils with awards for winning places in the Forum’s Fairtrade poster competition. Eddie Hillman and Mali Price received highly commended certificates and winner, Alfie Denning, received a certificate and a Bala Sport Fairtrade football. St John’s was delighted to also receive a football for all the children to enjoy.