Black History Month 2020

The children from EYFS through to Y6 learn about the lives of significant black people who have made a profound impact in history.


Year 1

Y1 researched the life of Benjamin Zephaniah, a British writer and poet.

Year 2

Reception and Y2 studied the life of Mary Seacole and the important work she carried out during the Crimean War

Year 3

Y3 researched Howard Gayle – the first black player to play for Liverpool.

Year 4

Year 4 studied the life of Walter Tull, the first black officer in the British Army.

Year 5

Y5 researched the life of Pablo Fanque – the first black circus owner recorded in Britain and known for being a showman.

Year 6

Y6 researched Moira Stuart with Year 6 – first black female news presenter on BBC.

Y6 PPT Moira Stuart