Black History Month

What will students be learning in their lessons during Black History Month?

SubjectYear 7 FocusYear 8 FocusYear 9 FocusKS4 Focus
EnglishThe experience of black people in Victorian Britain.The experience of black people in Victorian Britain.Rap as poetry /
Poetry by BAME writers
Rap as poetry /
Poetry by BAME writers
MathsCreating Kente cloth/ Akan weave designs using Fibonacci numbers for spaces between lines in weave patterns as was traditionally done.Creating Kente cloth/ Akan weave designs using Fibonacci numbers for spaces between lines in weave patterns as was traditionally done.Origins of Algebra - the work of Al-Khwarizmi
ScienceResearch task on a black scientist, inventor or someone who has made a significant contribution to the field of science.Research task on a black scientist, inventor or someone who has made a significant contribution to the field of science.Research task on a black scientist, inventor or someone who has made a significant contribution to the field of science.
ArtThe AlhambraKehinde Wiley
Sonia Boyce
Basquiat
DanceStudying the Coliseum as a stimulus for movement.A study of the professional work Shadows by Christopher Bruce.Poetry and DanceStudy of Kenrick H2O Sandy’s dance piece Emancipation of Expressionism
DramaCelebrate Jamie FoxOthello - Celebrate Laurence FishburneCelebrate Angela Bassett and Will Smith.
MusicSheku Kanneh Mason and diversity in Classical music.Afrika Bambaata and how Hip Hop was used as a positive force to combat the gang culture of the South Bronx in the 1980’s.Unforgetting Julius Eastman (1940-1990), the composer America almost forgot
MediaYear 10 - Represent - Lady Leshurr Representations of the BAME community that challenge negative stereotypes of ethnicity and gender

Year 11 -
DTBlack British designers. Case study: Natalie Yaa Obenewa. African design influences product design.Black British designers. Case study: Natalie Yaa Obenewa. African design influences product design.Black British designers. Case study: Natalie Yaa Obenewa. African design influences product design.RIBA: Celebrating the next generation of black architects. Case study: SirDavid Frank Adjaye. African influenced furniture design.
P.E.How black athletes have used sporting events to highlight injustices to a global audience.
Jesse Owens, Muhammed Ali, John Carlos & Tommie Smith and Colin Kaepernick
How black athletes have used sporting events to highlight injustices to a global audience.
Jesse Owens, Muhammed Ali, John Carlos & Tommie Smith and Colin Kaepernick
How black athletes have used sporting events to highlight injustices to a global audience.
Jesse Owens, Muhammed Ali, John Carlos & Tommie Smith and Colin Kaepernick
ComputingResearch into pioneers in the world of Computing.Research into pioneers in the world of Computing.Research into pioneers in the world of Computing.
FrenchRoutines and skills for Foreign Language acquisition in Creole.Black Heritage presence in French Mass Media thru Free Time Activities and News on TVExpressing opinions against racism and violence using foreign language..
SpanishRoutines and skills for Foreign Language acquisition in Creole.Research lesson on Black Hispanic culture as incentive for tourism.Centering the focus of likes and dislikes in Black cultural influencers.
GeographyMapping black BritainMapping the diasporaBlack representation in climate changeCase study Haiti (2010)
Case study: London
HistoryBlack Britons of the pastThe ancient kingdoms of Mali, Kush, Nubia, Egypt, Kemet and MesopotamiaThe impact of colonization on Africa.The Windrush generation and the British Identity
R.ERastafarianismRevivalismBen Carson and MedicineLouis Farrakhan
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Timetable: Week 1 - Mon 2nd-6th Dec

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