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All Aboard the Windrush Workshop

As part of our ongoing learning for Black History Month, we were delighted to welcome Cristal from Big Foot Arts Education to the Junior School to offer us a dramatic insight into the journey of the Empire Windrush. She took us back in time and delivered an engaging performance which highlighted the emotional voyage many people experienced as they left their home countries for the ‘Motherland’.

Year 5 and 6 also had the opportunity to delve deeper into the experiences of the Windrush generation during some exciting drama workshops.

“I enjoyed the freeze-framing activity where we showed scenes on board the ship.”

Jenaan Y5

“I learnt how it felt when people had to travel and leave their home country.”

Sonya Y5

“Yesterdays workshop was about Empire Windrush. I found it very fun when we were acting out the scenes that happened.”

Annabella Y6

“I enjoyed the games we played like the freeze picture game and I learnt so much about the Empire Windrush.”

Kenzie Y6

“I learnt lots of new fantastic facts about the Empire Windrush. I think Cristal was an amazing actor! I enjoyed all of the activities, especially the one where we had to create frozen scenes in 3 different places.”

Anusha Y6

Miss Threadgold

Deputy Head of Junior School

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