A list of possible starting points for creating curriculum resources to promote race equality and cultural diversity and to challenge racism. Some of the documents list links to websites you might find useful.
Documents created before September 2011 will refer to EMAS or ACTES. Services have been reorganised and addresses will have changed. Contact your local authority for details of their support services.
http://www.bristol.gov.uk/page/leisure-and-culture/bristol-black-archives-partnershipThe Bristol Black Archives Partnership (BBAP) protects and promotes the history of African-Caribbean people in Bristol.
http://www.article12.org/pdf/Out_of_Site.pdf Show Racism the Red Card have produced a resource for challenging racism towards GRT people. 85% of GRT young people surveyed about addressing racism towards GRT people in school lessons said they thought it would be good thing, that schools should talk about racism and their community.
http://www.iwm.org.uk/history/empire-and-commonwealth-troops-and-the-desert-war Images of troops from the empire and Commonwealth serving in the North African campaign in WW II
http://fairground-heritage.org.uk/learning/the-fairground-show/A history of the Fairground from antiquity to the 1970s
http://www.circus-entertainer.co.uk/heritage.htmA history of British Fairgrounds showing the development of travelling fairgrounds with the invention of steam engines and the discovery of electricity.
http://www.bbc.co.uk/schools/religion/BBC Schools information about world religions and their festivals
http://www.gypsy-traveller.org/ Seeks to end racism and discrimination against Gypsies and Travellers and to protect the right to pursue a nomadic way of life, has information, advice and resources for families and schools
http://www.globalfootprints.org/teachers/index.htmClassroom activities and a children's area, has Literacy and Numeracy resources to promote global perspectives, includes activities for other areas of the curriculum
http://www.grthmlondon.org.uk/resources-3/downloads/London GRT HM site with dowloadable activities and resources
http://www.bbc.co.uk/schools/religion/islam/ramadan.shtmlAlso download worksheets and ideas for activities to do with children.
http://www.iwm.org.uk/history/west-indian-soldiers-in-the-first-world-war A reminder that many troops from parts of the empire and commonwealth fought, were injured or lost their lives in WW I, a useful resource for the forthcoming commemorations of the First World War
https://www.facinghistory.org/ Website for educators who want to help students learn about racism, antisemitism, and prejudice so they can prevent it from happening in the future. Facin History work with educators around the world.