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Wimborne St Giles

Church of England First School and Nursery

"We flourish not for our own sake, but so we can look outwards and give."


'Together We Grow: Together We Give' - Ezekiel 47 : 12

Fair Trade Lesson 1

Lesson starter activity - Discuss the photograph


  • What type of farmer do you think this is? 
  • What is growing on this farmer’s farm? 
  • Where in the world is this?
  • What do you think the temperature is like in this photograph?
  •  Could this photograph be in the UK?  Why do you think this?

Cocoa Climate

This short film for schools introduces the topic of the climate. Learn how the temperate climate in the UK compares with the tropical rainforest climate in the cocoa growing region of West Africa.

This film and follow-up worksheet will develop students understanding of climate in temperate and tropical rainforest climates. 


 Watch the 3-minute film ‘Cocoa Climate’.


 What are the differences between these two climates? What are the similarities?


After watching ‘Cocoa Climate’,  use the follow-up Cocoa Climate worksheet to record these similarities and differences (or draw your own table with a pencil and ruler). Try to record the types of agriculture in this two climates too.