Resources and Links
Stand Up! Education Against Discrimination empowers young people in schools to learn about and act against discrimination, racism, antisemitism, and anti-Muslim hatred while developing their social responsibility in the community. The ‘Sit Down with Stand Up!‘ resource bank is really useful and provides free resources for teachers, including bitesize workshops, reading recommendations, articles, livestreams and quizzes.
Deliberative Classroom pack
The resources in this pack focus on the topic of Democracy, Protest and Change. The pack begins with a briefing paper to help teachers think about the depth of conceptual knowledge students need as they learn about democracy and its key characteristics and the different ways citizens can influence change. ACT also suggest resources that are suitable for distance learning.
Parent Guide for Talking about BLM
Yoopies UK has created a free, downloadable guide for parents that is designed to provide an easy-to-use resource to help parents start these important, but challenging, conversations with children of all ages.
The Red Cross: Black Lives Matter Session
This session is designed to help young people reflect on the Black Lives Matter movement with a focus on how people might experience racism and how it might feel.
Show Racism the Red Card
This organisation has a range of resources to support teachers with advice and activities that will help institutions to prepare student teachers to tackle racism and promote equality in the classroom.
Anti Racism Class Discussion
In Summer Term 2 at John Scurr Primary the children have been focusing on the recent news surrounding Black Lives Matters and Refugee Week. They have participated in online and virtual lessons and discussions.