A celebration of Black history

03 November, 2021

Our schools and academies embrace learning about Black history throughout the year, but October always presents more opportunity for celebration as part of Black History Month. At Elmridge Primary School, Year 4 students learned about the inspirational Lilian Bader, one of the first Black women to join the British armed forces, students were amazed by […]

Black History Month

30 October, 2020

October was Black History Month and while all our academies embrace Black history throughout the year, the month does provide a good opportunity to focus even further on the subject. For example, at Cedar Mount Academy, Black historian Linford Sweeney delivered workshops to Y10 called ‘Introducing Black History’, ‘Ancient African Cultures and ‘Enslavement, Resistance and […]

Black History Month

08 November, 2018

The walls of Cedar Mount Academy have some stunning artwork on display, thanks to recent events to mark Black History Month. Students created artwork, poems and raps to celebrate ‘Black Excellence’ and also took part in a competition to find out information about 20 black British icons.   In addition, students celebrated the launch of […]