Current and Topical
This page has been created for current and topical work that can be accessed during the temporary closure. Work will be added to link with festivals, current events, and learning linked to areas of current interest. There are a range of video clips and downloadable activities.
Black Lives Matter Learning Resources
This BBC Newsround clip explains why people have been taking to the streets in America and around the world after the death of George Floyd:
Links to other clips on the BBC Newsround's Fighting Racism page:
The Red Cross have some useful resources for young people to reflect on the Black Lives Matter movement with a focus on how people might experience racism and how it might feel:
BBC News website has a video of parents and children talking about racism:
Diverse voices: the 50 best culturally diverse children's books, an incredible list of the best 50 children's books published from 1950 to present day that celebrate cultural and ethnic diversity.
Children between the ages of five and 13 are invited to submit their creative writing on the theme, Black Lives Matter via the BBC Newsround site:
The following resources can be downloaded by clicking on each link:
Pride month Learning Resources
BBC Newsround explaining Pride month and why people celebrate it:
BBC Newsround clip about how people come together to celebrate the LGBTQ+ community and raise awareness for inequalities that still stand today:
Powerpoint presentations on Pride (KS1 is for infants; KS2 is for older juniors):
Make a rainbow bracelet: ks1-pride-rainbow-paper-bracelet-craft-instructions.pdf
Complete a Pride crossword: ks2-pride-crossword.pdf