Weaving Black British and African History in to the Primary Curriculum

  • 18th Mar 2025
  • Online
  • History
  • Spaces
  • Primary
  • Subject Leadership, Curriculum Delivery
  • Free For Partner Schools
  • Non-members From £80.00+VAT

Weaving Black British and African history into the primary history curriculum can make it an integral component of teaching, rather than just being restricted to Black History Month once a year.

Intended audience: teachers and subject leaders of Primary History

Intended outcomes:

Colleagues will be more knowledgeable about aspects of Black British history

Colleagues will be able to plan weaving aspects of Black British history into their curriculum mapping.

About The Course

About this course

This one and a half hour webinar will show how schools can weave more Black British and African history in to their curriculum maps and plans beyond the usual Black History Month slot. It will show how more Black British and African history content can be included through

the choice of significant individuals studied

inclusion of the long black presence in Britain from the Romans to the present

teaching about the legacy of the Transatlantic Slave Trade

building in the service of Black British soldiers in two world wars and the arrival of the Windrush in 1948.

About the Programme Leader

Andrew Wrenn is a freelance consultant and writer in history education and a former Humanities Advisor for an English local authority. ... He has also written for the Historical Association, the BBC and the Times Educational Supplement

As a former Cambridgeshire LA Humanities Advisor he also contributed to NQT and G and T training. He is now a freelance educational consultant , a Trustee and Fellow of the Historical Association as well as an assessor of the HA Quality Mark for Schools History. Andrew leads training at national and international level and has published for Harper-Collins, the BBC, Cambridge University Press and Pearson. He also steered a government funded project on transition in History between KS2 and KS3 and co-authored a government sponsored report on Teaching Emotive and Controversial History 3-19.

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Time / Venue
Non-member / Partner School Price
18th Mar 2025
04:00pm - 05:30pm
£80.00+VAT / Free