Windrush 75 – Resources and Training Links

The Windrush Foundation

Lewisham based registered charity that designs and delivers heritage projects programmes both locally and nationally. These highlight African and Caribbean peoples’ contributions to UK public services through the arts and other areas of life in Britain and the Commonwealth. The Windrush Foundation’s website offers a wealth of information including case studies, personal stories, online events and free teaching resources.


70 Windrush Pioneers & Champions booklet

KS2 & KS3 Lesson Plans for Studying the Empire Windrush and Caribbean Migration


Lewisham resident Arthur Torrington co-founded the Windrush Foundation in 1996. Download more about this and the Birth of the Windrush Generation.


Lewisham Schools Services have compiled a selection of Black Lives Matter learning resources which also include a Windrush empathy Powerpoint and a page of testimonies from a range of Windrush arrivals.


The Tackling Race Inequalities in Education Hub (TRIIE) supports the embedding of race equality and addresses Black Caribbean heritage and Black & Minority Ethnic under achievement in Lewisham schools. The TRIIE resources include,  A Pupils’ Voice Film and Teachers Pack.


BBC Bitesize – The Arrival of the Windrush for Key Stage 1
The arrival of the Windrush – BBC Bitesize 


BBC Newsround: What is the Windrush Generation?
What is the Windrush Generation? – BBC Newsround


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