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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.


 History documents


Description and link
1963 Bristol Bus Boycott
Article Madge Dresser, Associate Professor in History at UWE, on the Bristol campaign against the local bus company’s ‘colour bar’ in 1950s and 60s.
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
Collaborative Learning Project 
A highly recommend website, collaborative group work is an excellent way to support pupils with EAL, there are numerous resources across all phases and across the curriculum

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.  

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

Britain's Gypsy Travellers: A People on the Outside
Article from History Today giving a historical perspective

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 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 

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
The British Gypsy and Traveller Communities
Historical and legal perspective on Gypsies, Roma and Travellers from The Old Bailey

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

With Gypsies in Kent
Gypsies as agricultural workers in Kent, details of films and other resources

EAL Resources and Advice from the British Council

​EAL Nexus has free teacher resources for primary and secondary scools, also has information for learners and parents

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.