Moseley Park Celebrates Black History Month

Staff and students are Moseley Park are celebrating Black History month throughout October. Students are learning about the historical information into the celebrated annual event in the UK.

Tutorial sessions weekly are based on different topics surrounding black history and celebrate a number of influential black icons from the UK and worldwide. The 2020 theme for African American History Month is “African Americans and the Vote,” exploring 150 years (and more) of the struggle to ensure that African Americans are able to fully participate in American democracy.

Art students have been tasked with creating a banner for the outside of school, using creative styles from historical and recent black artists within their designs for a school statement peace to celebrate the diversity of our school and local community.

Each subject across the curriculum has planned activities and themes to be embedded within the work students complete in all year groups throughout the month of October. These include displays of successful black artists, sports people, musicians and scientists. The English department have created a brand-new wall display based on successful black authors, with pictures and positive life quotes for all to aspire too. The Technology department have experimented with their technical machines and produced some amazing badges for staff and students to wear to display our support, not just during this month, but always!

As always, we are immensely proud of our students and their enthusiastic approach to improving their knowledge and understanding surrounding such important topics and we are looking forward to them continuing to display their mature and sensitive approaches to everything we do as a school.