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​​​​​​​​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.


 Developing a Culturally Inclusive Curriculum documents

Description and link
Bristol Black Archives Partnership
The Bristol Black Archives Partnership (BBAP) protects and promotes the history of African-Caribbean people in Bristol.

Resource for use in schools to promote race equality, challenge racism and stereotyping. For use with pupils/students, has useful teacher information with lessons plans and suggested ways of using the site, particularly useful for predominantly white schools
Challenging racism towards Gypsy, Roma and Travellers
 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.

EMA Online 
Site created by several LAs for EAL and BME attainment, with resources across the whole curriculum and all phases, include resources promoting race equality, challenging racism, Global perspectives and multilingual resources, acts as a portal with link to many other useful websites
Empire and Commonwealth troops and the Desert War WW II 
Images of troops from the empire and Commonwealth serving in the North African campaign in WW II

Fairground Heritage Centre
A history of the Fairground from antiquity to the 1970s

Fairground History
A history of British Fairgrounds showing the development of travelling fairgrounds with the invention of steam engines and the discovery of electricity.  

Festivals of world religions
BBC Schools information about world religions and their festivals

Friends Families and Travellers 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

Global Curriculum
Classroom activities and a children's area, has Literacy and Numeracy resources to promote global perspectives, includes activities for other areas of the curriculum

Global Dimension
Global Dimension is a guide to books, videos, posters and websites with a global dimension.  From climate change to poverty, water to fair trade, you can find resources for all age groups and subjects.
Gypsy, Roma and Traveller - FAQs, Myths and the Facts
Gypsy, Roma and Traveller History,4415_119.html
Historical Association guidance, support and links for teachers developing work on Gypsies, Roma and Travellers 
Gypsy, Roma and Traveller History Month Resources and Information
London GRT HM site with dowloadable activities and resources 

Gypsy, Roma and Traveller Rights
Amnesty International information and resources of Human Rights and GRT people.
Human Rights Education Associates (HREA)
Human Rights Education Associates (HREA) is an international non-governmental organisation that supports human rights learning; the training of activists and professionals; the development of educational materials and programming; and community-building through on-line technologies
 Gloucestershire Race Equality and Diversity Service - Promoting Positive Tolerance And Active Citizenship - includes resources in Polish
Language of the Month
Excellent site providing key words and greetings in a variety of languages. Includes spoken language, information on country of origin, suggested activities and resources for display.  Very useful for preparing to greet a new arrival in their home language.
Milton Keynes
LA Ethnic Minority Achievement and Support Service, includes bilingual resources, resources for working with GRT pupils, key visuals, new arrivals resources and advice
Ramadan information for Schools
Also download worksheets and ideas for activities to do with children.

Resources for challenging racism
Show Racism the Red Card information, guidance and resources to tackle racism
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

Facing History

​​    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.