During October we have been celebrating Black History Month at Cyril Jackson. On the last day before half term we had an assembly so that each year group could show off what they'd learnt.


We were treated to some excellent drumming at the start of the assembly.

Swing Low, Sweet Chariot

The whole school sing our Black History Month song, Swing Low, Sweet Chariot.

Year 1

Year 1 read us a poem about Anansi the spider.

Year 2

Year 2 tell us all about Mary Seacole who was a nurse during the Crimean war.

Year 3

Year 3 put on a performance telling as all about Mahatma Gandhi and his policy of non-violent protest.

Year 4

Year 4 told us all about apartheid and Nelson Mandella.

Year 5

Year 5 looked at refugees and made and excellent film from the eyes of a refugee child.

Year 6 - I Have A Dream

Year 6 wrote some of their own I Have A Dream speeches.

Year 6 - Life Aboard A Slave Ship

Year 6 imagined what it must have been like to be aboard a slave ship.

Nurture 2 & 3

Nurture 2 & 3 made a presentation about segregation in the US.


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Abid - Very nice