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Year 9 students from Queen’s Park Community School in Brent were tasked with creatively repairing and altering damaged garments donated to the clothes reuse charity TRAID. Students worked in small groups over the Autumn half term in an exercise where they learnt basic skills to breathe new life into garments that had rips, holes, stains and missing buttons. QPCS Students…
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Last month TRAID’s Education team visited St Margaret Clitherow Primary School in Brent with the support of Brent Council. The Year 6 pupils worked to produce a unique T-shirt embellished with their own designs using only recycled materials and unwanted clothes. The workshop aimed to deepen understanding about the global textile industry, to value the many hands that make our…
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TRAID Education took the students of Glenthorne School on a journey to discover the real story behind our clothes. From the cotton fields in West Africa to garment factories in Bangladesh, the Year 9 classes examined the impact that our clothes have on people and the planet, whilst exploring more ethical and sustainable ways to consume clothes. The Year 9…
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