Football and racism

We’re talking about what everybody else is talking about this week. The racist treatment of Saka, Rashford and Sancho, the three black England players who took penalties in Sunday’s European final at Wembley. As this played out, we all probably witnessed the  shock and outrage expressed in the news and on social media. I think…Read story

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School resources – Learning about Migration

Topic: Migration, seeking refuge and asylum for EYFS, KS1 and KS2 Important Dates  14-20 June, Refugee Week 20th June, World Refugee Day 22nd June, UK Windrush Day Glossary Migration: People moving to live somewhere new, often for work or new opportunities. Immigration: People moving internationally, to live in a new country. Immigrant: Someone who has moved somewhere...Read story
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Report from the Commission on Race and Ethnic Disparities

Our thoughts on the Race Report

The Commission on Race and Ethnic Disparities have released their report on institutional racism. It claims that there is no evidence of institutional racism in the UK. And that other countries addressing their own structural racism should look to the UK as an example. The Macpherson Report published in 1999 in response to the racially…Read story

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Tackling racism in school

Last night the Guardian reported on the horrendous rate of school exclusion for children of black, Asian and minority ethnic origins. They revealed that Gypsy, Roma and traveller children are nine times more likely to be suspended in some areas of the country than their white counterparts, while black Caribbean pupils are being excluded at…Read story

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