Diversity and Equality Resources - updated 22.06

Please find a selection of resources which may be useful to talk to your children about recent events in the world linked to diversity, racism and equality.

They are roughly grouped by ages but picture books are an extremely good resource to share with all ages to allow conversations about ideas to develop.

Epic! Online Library

Suggestions for further books to read and share

  • Parent Magazine – 30 books to help you talk to your kids about racism (lots of these are on the epic link above).

https://www.todaysparent.com/family/books/kids-books-that-talk-about-rac...

  • Children’s literature with Black Representational Role Models

https://drive.google.com/file/d/143-8n6D_d1bSll7IfmfFNcW9nXnxAUib/view

  • Children’s Literature with Black, Asian and Minority Ethnic representation

https://drive.google.com/file/d/11Q9YlliS2xa1O6uC6gQiQOpI_nTCNn8N/view

Younger Children

  • Miss Pickard has found this beautiful resource called 'Making Little Allies to be' it is a fantastic way to explore diversity and equality for our younger children.  You can find it on this link: https://www.sicklinghallprimary.co.uk/news/2020/raising-little-allies-be...
  • We are all different - Twinkl ebook (free at the moment). There is a download of this story as an attachment below.

https://www.twinkl.co.uk/resource/tf-or-7-we-are-all-different-ebook

  • The School Run - great sets of pictures, videos, information and activity suggestions at the bottom of the page.

Mary Seacole - https://www.theschoolrun.com/homework-help/mary-seacole

Older Children

  • Show racism the red card - Who am I activity
  • Black people in Britain before the Slave Trade:

https://www.100greatblackbritons.co.uk/docs/black%20people%20in%20Britai...

  • Windrush Stories

https://www.bl.uk/teaching-resources/windrush-stories-primary-creative-w...

  • The School Run - great sets of pictures, videos, information and activity suggestions at the bottom of the page.

Atlantic Slave Trade - https://www.theschoolrun.com/homework-help/the-atlantic-slave-trade

Martin Luther King – https://www.theschoolrun.com/homework-help/dr-martin-luther-king-jr

Nelson Mandela - https://www.theschoolrun.com/homework-help/nelson-mandela

For Adults

Parent's Guide to Black Lives Matter document added 22/06

Quite often it is hard to know where to start, the right things to say and even the right words to use.  This link has some good ideas.

http://www.raceconscious.org/2016/06/100-race-conscious-things-to-say-to...

There is also a document in the attachments which explains the Black Lives Matter Guiding Principles in child friendly language.

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