A SCHOOL has held a traditional fete with an environmentally-friendly twist.

Blewbury Endowed CE Primary School near Didcot held a 'green fair' last week, and tried to make its annual summer fair as eco-friendly as possible.

The event included the sale of vegetables and herbs grown by pupils in the school's 'bio-dome' , pond dipping overseen by the chairman of Sustainable Blewbury, and traditional games.

Instead of stalls selling plastic toys, many sold items the children had made, such as bird feeders and seed pots.

Sally Lewis, chairwoman of the school's PTA, said: "The children at Blewbury Primary School are really aware of the damaging use of plastics and the need to recycle - they understand the devastating impact of palm oil production and what happens to nature when humans do not care for the earth.

"Re-thinking our approach to this school fair was about us being inspired by what the children are learning at school and harnessing their passion and commitment to take care of the planet."

There were no single-use juice bottles or cartons at the fete, and children instead were able to create healthy fruit juices and wash up their cups afterwards.

There was also a big focus on recycling.

A barbecue offered organic and locally-sourced produce, while villagers offered to provide homemade cakes.