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Posted on: 18/10/2021

Black History Month 2021 : Resources for Students & Parents

Burnham Grammar school Proudly supports Black History Month.

Being a member of Burnham Grammar School is to be part of a diverse community. 

" it is not enough to be non-racist, we must be antiracist." — Angela Davis

October is Black History Month and this year the theme is #Proud to be

Some of our Senior prefects have created an information clip that we would like to share.

BGS Senior Prefects : Black History Month Video 

To find out more about Black History month see the resources below:  

We hope these resources will help you and your family into uniting against any form of racism and to support others in the BGS community and wider society.

Black History Month Resources 2021 

Black History Month Official Website

The Guardian : 'Proud to Be' Campaign Article

Black History Month Tube Map 2021

BBC News Iconic Sporting Images of the 21st Century

Students - What can I do to help? 

There are so many positive ways to be involved. 

Be actively anti-racist! When someone says something racist question them and help educate them. 

Understand racism and how it happens overtly and covertly 

Sign petitions, write a letter to your MP and do your research; do not just watch Tik Toks or share memes.

The Independent : How to support anti racist organisations in the UK

Parent Resources for Black History Month 

Resources to read and watch (Please note - not all of these are suitable for under Year 9 students) 

100 Race Conscious thing to say to a child

Black to life : Rethinking Black Presence within British History : IPLAYER 

Anti-Racist Books for children & teenagers