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Black History Matters | Resources to support your school.

Below you’ll find content suitable for use with both primary and secondary school pupils supporting Black History. 

If you would like to contribute to these resources, please email

Ms Fleury’s Virtual Black History Library 2021


Culturally Responsive Curriculum Scorecard

BBC Black History Teacher Resources

Miles Coverdale – Black History celebrated

In order to educate our pupils on this important event in Black British History, I attach some resources and educational videos to be shared with your classes.

The Windrush Song (Excellent starter for all year groups!)

Coming to England (EYFS – CBeebies Bedtime Stories)

What is the Windrush generation? (KS1 – Newsround)

Baroness Floella Benjamin speaks about Black History Month (KS2)

Watch on BBC iPlayer – A story of a Windrush generation girl who came to Britain in 1960 from the Caribbean. Adapted from the book Coming to England, which was written for children everywhere. Click here

The Windrush

Lined Black and White Portrait

Map of the Caribbean

The Windrush Vocabulary Cards

Windrush Reading Comprehension

Narrow Lined Black and White Portrait

Newsround – Windrush Day 2021: Celebrations and storytelling. 

EVENT 22 July 2021 – Black History, Culture and Experience Events – What did African Americans contribute to Science and Technology? Click here to information and to register

​​​Book list

  1. Post Traumatic Slave Syndrome by Dr Joy DeGruy
  2. Natives: Race and Class in the Ruins of Empire by Akala
  3. Why I’m no longer talking about race by Renni Eddo-Lodge
  4. Black and British: a forgotten history by David Olusoga
  5. Black and British: a short essential history by David Olusoga
  6. Black London – life before emancipation by Gretchen Gerzina
  7. The Power Broker by Robert Caro
  8. White Fragility by Robin DiAngelo
  9. I Can’t Breathe – Can 8 minutes, 46 seconds change the world? by Mervyn Roye Weir
  10. The Louder I will Sing by Lee Lawrence
  11. Now You Know: The Memoirs of Allan Charles Wilmot by Allan Wilmot
  12. Climbing up the Rough Side of the Mountain by Sam King
  13. When we Ruled by Robin Walker