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Black History Month


A strong strand of Black History Month is the celebration of individual, high achieving black people who offer students positive role models and inspiration.

From a film perspective, there are many British actors and filmmakers to celebrate:

Still of Leonora Crichlow from the film Fast Girls



Activities could include

  • Researching and presenting biographical information about one or more of these individuals and emphasising their achievements.
  • Compiling a visual presentation showcasing the contribution to the film industry of one or more of these people. 
  • Writing a letter to one or more of these people explaining how you are learning about them during Black History Month and inviting them to visit your school to share their story in a whole school assembly.
  • Researching and presenting the history of black British film.