What will students be doing during BHM?

 Plans for all departments across the school for activities during Black History Month
Year 7
SubjectBHM Focus
ArtThe art of quilt making
ComputingPioneers in the field of Computer Science.
DanceDance through the concept of the coliseum.
DramaNarration & story-telling using “I, Too” by Langston Hughes
EnglishRap as poetry; Rap as social commentary
FrenchFrench speaking countries in the world.
GeographyHow diverse is 21st century Britain?
History‘Were there Black people in Britain before the Windrush?’
MathsUsing hidden figures to look through a NASA project
PEThey will research, prepare and cook a healthy snack/meal with a BHM theme.
REInterpreting the Rastafarian faith - focus on colours, language
ScienceFamelab – Students to present on the contribution to science and human development made by a BAME scientist.
Year 8
SubjectBHM Focus
ArtThe African influence on Renaissance art
ComputingPioneers in the field of Computer Science.
DanceStudents will be creating a dance performance piece based on the concept of slavery.
DramaOthello
EnglishRap as poetry; Rap as social commentary
FrenchFrench sports persons of African or Caribbean origin.
GeographyMapping the diaspora
HistoryThe Ancient Kingdoms of Africa: Nubia/Kush & Mali
MathsThe African American history- students will learn about the growth of the African-American population throughout history
PEThey will research, prepare and cook a healthy snack/meal with a BHM theme.
REChallenges faced by the early black church in the UK
ScienceFamelab – Students to present on the contribution to science and human development made by a BAME scientist.
SpanishBlack presence in Hispanic cultural manifestations.
Year 9
SubjectBHM Focus
ArtThe Harlem Renaissance
ComputingPioneers in the field of Computer Science.
DanceStudents will be having an in depth study of the dance form Capoeira.
DramaRosa Parks and Mohammed Ali
EnglishRap as poetry; Rap as social commentary
FrenchFrancophone countries in the world
GeographyWho is most affected by climate change?
HistoryTo what extent is racism still an issue in modern American society?
MathsInvestigation for Nelson Mandela.
How long was he in Prison in Minutes, hours, days, weeks and years and other similar questions related to distance to South Africa with some Conversion questions between km and m.
PEThey will research, prepare and cook a healthy snack/meal with a BHM theme.
REInspiring Black Human Rights Heroes in the UK Today
ScienceFamelab – Students to present on the contribution to science and human development made by a BAME scientist.
SpanishDo you have better job opportunities if you’re not black?
Year 10
SubjectBHM Focus
ArtDocumenting the Civil Rights movement and social issues
DramaExploring the great performances of Denzel Washington, Morgan Freeman and Angela Bassett
EnglishRap as poetry; Rap as social commentary
MediaAre BAME women hypersexualised in Western society?
GeographyCase study Haiti (2010)
HistoryMaster Race theory: origins and impact across the 20th century
REBlack officers and the metropolitan police force
FrenchFamous people from the French speaking world ( not sport)
SpanishWhat is to go to school in a black community / black African country?
DanceStudents will be learning about Kenrick H20 Sandy’s Dance piece Emancipation of Expressionism.
ScienceFamelab – Students to present on the contribution to science and human development made by a BAME scientist.
MathsRepresenting slavery statistics in different statistical representations
Year 11
SubjectBHM Focus
ArtStudies of key artists: Alma Thomas, Sonia Boyce, Chris Ofilli
DramaExploring the great performances of Denzel Washington, Morgan Freeman and Angela Bassett
EnglishRap as poetry; Rap as social commentary
MediaAre BAME women hypersexualised in Western society?
GeographyUrban challenges- social & economic issues
(Focus- poverty & crime)
Case study: London
HistoryThe Black Power Movement
FrenchFespaco film festival
SpanishDo you have better job opportunities if you’re not black?
DanceStudents will be learning about Kenrick H20 Sandy’s Dance piece Emancipation of Expressionism.
ScienceFamelab – Students to present on the contribution to science and human development made by a BAME scientist.
MathsTo look create scatter graphs and line of best fit on data regarding black populations
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