Monthly Archives: October 2015

Black History

Each class has been celebrating the life of  a significant black person.

Reception and Nursery children  learned a Bob Marley song. – Three Little Birds.
 Bob Marley was a Jamaican reggae singer, song writer, musician and guitarist who achieved international fame. His distinctive songwriting and vocal style established his worldwide reputation  as one of the world’s best-selling artists of all time. He infused his music with a sense of spirituality. 

Year 1 learned about Martin Luther King who worked against apartheid in America

Watch this space….

Year 2 learned about Miriam Makeba,  South African singer and outspoken opponent of apartheid

Year 3 learned about  Olaudah Equiano, a Nigerian slave who later worked to end the slave trade

Year 4 learned about Joan Armatrading, a well known singer who was born in the Caribbean but grew up in Birmingham

Year 5 learned about the comedian, Lenny Henry

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Year 6 learned about Harriet Tubman  who worked against slavery in America

Same value – different appearance!

A Harriet Tubman Rap