Year Two Blog
“We wrote letters to Sir Oliver Heald to ask him to help protect sharks around the world.” Poppy
“Some fisherman catch sharks for their fins. Sometimes the fins are used to make shark fin soup. It is very cruel and I want it to stop.” Tilly
“Sharks are important because if we didn’t have them the sea would be full of fish. If we didn’t have sharks the food chain wouldn’t be balanced. It is important to protect them.” Dafydd
“I hope my letter persuades the government to set limits on shark fishing. This will help the sharks.” Ellie
“I really want sharks to be protected and people to help the sharks. Making shark fin soup is cruel and I hope my letter helps to stop the sharks being overfished.” Oscar
We were very excited when Miss Doke received an email back from Sir Oliver Heald saying that he had passed our letters to the Department for the Environment, Food and Rural Affairs. He said that as soon as he receives a reply from George Eustice MP, who is the minister responsible for marine and fisheries policy, he will be in touch again.