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Windrush Day

Posted on: 22/06/2020

Windrush day


Today is Windrush Day.

This day marks an important time in our history. It is a special day to remember a generation of people from the Caribbean who came over to the UK by invitation to help rebuild Britain after the World War Two, 72 years ago. But appallingly when they arrived in the UK to live and work, they were often met with hostility, prejudice and racism.


Learn more:

Click to read and watch: The Windrush Generation

Windrush boat


Click the link below to read about the invaluable and lasting contribution the Windrush generation has made to the NHS and nursing:

Remembering the Windrush nurses



Show your solidarity:

Windrush Day Project: Windows and Streets

Windows and streets

How can we help to stop racism?

Blue peter


Listen to this poem by Theophina Gabriel:

Poem: Windrush Generation



Information for parents and carers: 

A Parent's Guide to Black Lives Matter

Parent guide BLM


Have you explored the information and resources in this blog?

Black Lives Matter


Let's keep learning, talking about and taking action against racism. 


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