Education’s role is key, and we embrace that responsibility

Please find here a selection of resources that can be used to continue and support the ongoing conversation about inclusivity, equality and justice.

 

 

1. Students in Years 7-10 have been discussing issues raised by this film in their Form periods

https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=fgUrgvHu-u0&t=360s

 

2. A pocket guide for pupils produced by Tolerance.org showing how pupils can speak out against injustice and intolerance.

https://www.tolerance.org/sites/default/files/general/speak_up_pocket_card_2up.pdf

 

3. The 'I'm with Sam Campaign' focusing on disability and discrimination

https://dimensions-uk.org/get-involved/campaigns/say-no-autism-learning-disability-hate-crime-imwithsam/

 

4. A factsheet on how parents can support their LGBT child

https://www.pshe-association.org.uk/system/files/Factsheet%20-%20Parents%20of%20LGBT%20Young%20People.pdf

 

5. A guide to help support LGBT young people from BAME backgrounds

https://www.pshe-association.org.uk/system/files/Factsheet%20-%20Supporting%20BAME%20LGBT%20young%20people.pdf

 

6. A short film produced by The Atlantic on how parents can talk to their children about race.

https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=QNEKbVq_ou4

 

7. Penguin have published the following list of books to help students to understand and challenge racism

https://www.penguin.co.uk/articles/2020/june/racism-black-lives-matter-antiracist-reading-list-books/

 

8. Reading List:

Key Stage 3

  • Bali Rai Now or Never 
  • Jewell Parker Rhodes Ghost Boys
  • Ele Fountain Boy 87
  • Kwame Alexander The Crossover
  • Aisha Bushby A Pocketful of Stars
  • Sita Brahmachari Where the River runs Gold
  • Sophia Thakur Somebody give this heart a pen
  • Shaun Tan Tales from the Inner City
  • Malorie Blackman Noughts and Crosses

 

Key Stage 4+

  • Maya Angelou I Know Why The Caged Bird Sings
  • Meera Syal Anita and Me 
  • Nikesh Shukla The Boxer
  • Chimamanda Ngozi Adichie Purple Hibiscus
  • Dean Atta The Black Flamingo
  • Bernardine Evaristo Girl, woman, Other
  • Mildred D. Taylor Roll of Thunder, Hear my Cry
  • Jason Reynolds and Ibram Kendi Stamped: Racism, Antiracism and you