Post War Journeys

Key stages 1 & 2
90 minutes

This workshop explores the experience, realities and legacies of the Caribbean communities that were part of the Windrush journey to Britain. Pupils gain a deeper insight into post-war Britain, citizenship and discrimination, and how Caribbean communities contributed to the economic and political landscape in Britain.

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STEM

Key stage 3
90 minutes

Students engage in a practical workshop combining pioneering art techniques with STEM innovations developed by people of African descent. Drawing inspirations from lost wax techniques applied to the Benin Bronzes and electronic inventor Lewis Howard Lattimer.

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20th Century Pressure Groups

Key stages 3-5
90 minutes

Learn about the key movements, figures and pressure groups that have created social change in Britain. Analyse primary and secondary sources in order to evaluate their outcome that led to social change. Options include: Race Relations Act 1965, League of Coloured People, OWAAD and women’s movements, SUS laws and the 1980s uprisings and the Brixton Defence Campaign.

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