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BANES Race Equality Charter in schools – Review

Charter Progress Webinar – Please register Race Equality Charter Progress Webinar   Details The B&NES Race Equality and Hate Crime Task Force Partnership is hosting a Webinar to review our progress and showcase some of the great work that schools have undertaken over the last year to implement the Race Equality Charter and meet their commitment to […]

Beckford’s Tower Banner recognises African Ancestors

The audio and images below capture the responses from families, when invited to visit Beckford’s Tower. Artist Jacqueline Braithwaite is also invited by the team at Bath Preservation Trust.  Jacqueline has a “love-hate” relationship with the tower because of her appreciation for exquisite things, while she is also troubled about the source of the wealth […]

A new Banner at Beckford’s Tower captures responses to its history.

Our students are introduced to Beckford’s Tower and its history and asked to contribute to an new exhibition object. Working with Jacqueline Braithwaite and the teams and Beckford Tower,the embark on a collaborative piece for the stairwell, which visitors can encounter as the go up and down the tower. Launch Event informaton here. With thanks […]

… Race Equality in Schools – Charter – launch Webinar

Launch event – Tuesday 10th May 2022 – 6pm to 7.30pm – Online Webinar B&NES Race Equality Charter Mark Who should attend? The webinar is open to all to attend – particularly school leadership teams, teachers, other professionals, young people and parents/carers.   Content of the webinar: The launch event will give an overview of […]

Dreadlocks in Schools and Education

Big tings a gwan in this short Reasoning on Dreadlocks in schools and education. The discussion features experiences of today’s families in Bath, from members of Black Families Education Support Group. Really important conversation featuring – Princess Black, Simbah Pilé, Malcolm Richards and Professor Shawn Sobers. I had the honour of being able to chair […]

Timecode 2012-13

Going through the archives of Black Families, we can discover a number of videos and content that show the different people who have been a part of the organisation over the years. This is one example of a piece of work about bullying and ‘race’. We see the students and the staff, at Percy Centre […]

Animated Ambassador

Thanks to the talents and great work of Tonic and Hydro, we have a visual ‘ident’. the one below is work in progress, while this is the final masterpiece. Like all masterpieces, there tends to be some planning and testing. Below is their work in progress. Great work Tonic and Hydro and hopefully we can […]

Matt Jacobs responds to Government guidance about ‘White Privilege’

The Facts of White Privilege article can be found here – Matt Jacobs, Wide Open Voices In 2019, 86% of teachers were White British. This is not only over-representative in comparison to the work force – 78% of the workforce are White British – but is compounded by the fact that only 1% of teachers […]

Ten Schools – Commitments

In the spirit of changing the world – one step at a time, we aim to work with ten schools, five lead ambassadors and one or more clear commitments to change, from each school. A Commitment is an agreement to make changes in school, based the voices and views of pupils, families and teachers consulted […]

What about BHM- Black History Month in schools?

old black and white picture with four black women in a very early car.

There seems to be a growing sense of confusion about this month, which is aimed at celebrating Black culture and achievement. It is a part of diversifying representation in the school curriculum and environment. Though we seem to be running into problems of late. What should it be called? Which communities and groups is it […]

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