Cunning Tortoise-French

Cunning Tortoise-French

In African mythology/fables the Tortoise is endowed with wit and cunning. The Tortoise with the use of this wit and ingenuity outwits rivals - be they animals or humans. The Tortoise however demonstrates in fable after fable that cunning when combined with greed only leads to humiliation and self ridicule. The fable has been published in English and French (Two crucial universal languages) and can be used to celebrate Black History month and further advance young people’s knowledge of the French Language in a way that is engaging, enjoyable and Interesting.
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Cunning Tortoise-Spanish

Cunning Tortoise-Spanish

In African mythology/ fables the Tortoise is endowed with wit and cunning. The Tortoise with the use of this wit and ingenuity outwits rivals - be they animals or humans. The Tortoise however demonstrates in fable after fable that cunning when combined with greed only leads to humiliation and self ridicule. The fable has been published in English and Spanish (Two crucial universal languages) and can be used to celebrate Black History month and further advance young people’s knowledge of the Spanish Language in a way that is engaging, enjoyable and Interesting.
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The Boy with the Five Loaves and Two Fish

The Boy with the Five Loaves and Two Fish

The Biblical Story of the boy with the five loaves and two fish. The book has been published in English, French and Spanish. (The three Crucial Universal languages). The book can therefore advance young people’s knowledge of key stage 2 and 3 French and Spanish languages in a way that is colourful, engaging and enjoyable.
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Tortoise and the Sardines

Tortoise and the Sardines

The story of the Tortoise and the Sardines is an African fable as well as a cautionary tale about the dangers of taking strangers at face-value. This enchanting fable is ideal for celebrating black history month, furthermore; the fable has been published in English, French and Spanish (the three crucial universal languages). The Book can therefore be used to advance young people’s knowledge of key stage 2 and 3 knowledge of French and Spanish in a way that is colourful, engaging and enjoyable.
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Black History Month, Citizenship and PSHE

Black History Month, Citizenship and PSHE

This is an ideal bundle for a colourful celebration of Black History Month for Key Stage 3 and 4 students. Silhouettes of a Treasured Heritage was recommended by the QCA as a critical text for the teaching of modern British multi-ethnic history. Triumph of the Water Lily has been described by Kirkus Review as a transporting text that vividly describes the culture of modern middle class Nigerians and the important rite of passage associated with African courtship and a traditional Nigerian wedding . Kadeja the Fulani Pearl Queen, is a haunting tale about an African princess who was captured by slave raiders as she travelled through the African rainforest to be reunited with her betrothed, the heir of the Ashanti throne.
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Silhouettes of a Treasured Heritage

Silhouettes of a Treasured Heritage

Silhouettes of a Treasured Heritage is a fictional narrative, which examines the consequences of being a person of racially mixed parentage in our world today. It is a thrilling and critical appreciation of such experiences as told by Miranda - the heroine; experiences that would be familiar to many people of similar background. The novel uniquely and dispassionately explores issues from both sides of the racial divide. It challenges stereo-typical perceptions; love and hate, power and influence. It is a story of healing, of hope and of promise for a racially divided world. Miranda takes the reader through her life in Britain, Ghana and the USA. "Am I 'White' or 'Black'", she asks?
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The Triumph of the Water Lily

The Triumph of the Water Lily

An original story; fresh and realistic. It is a book about topical issues inNigerian marriages, culture clashes, childlessness, pride and humility, grief and pain, love and joy, politics, the diverse forms of religion inherent in Nigeria. It is a book about qualities and values which transcend culture, ethnicity. A book about profound nature of an African thriving in the midst of adversity. The Triumph of the Water Lily is a celebration of womanhood. It is a moving exploration of life and death, in which Effua, the narrator, tells of a passionate story of trial and tribulation, of the triumph of love and life, even in the throes of death. The novel attests to the nobility, elegance and profound goodness of Nkem, the central character. It is also a courageous story of romance filled with excitement, novelty and moments of shock, particularly for Effua, whose life has been inexorably influenced by Nkem's.
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Banga Chicken Recipe

Banga Chicken Recipe

This is a licence to cook resource, which can help students celebrate Black History Month and it exposes children to West African culinary culture
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Banga Article

Banga Article

This is a Black History Month Resource which describes the medicinal properties of the palm fruit. Palm oil is widely used in West African cuisine, and appears in very many food items, produced within the British Food Industry. A ready example being digestive biscuit. Palm oil is used in West African cuisine to eradicate toxins and free floating radicals in the body. This article about Palm Oil is rather interesting and can be used to celebrate West Africa's culinary culture at its best during Black History Month.
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Fried Plantains

Fried Plantains

The cookery activity celebrates Black History Month and establishes West African culinary culture as a Vegetarian Paradise. Plantains are becoming increasingly popular. They're rich in iron and are extremely delicious as a compliment to many carbohydrate dishes. Many young people however do not know how to cook fried plantains effectively. This is a simple guide as to how to fry plantains.
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Nigerian Tossed Bean Salad

Nigerian Tossed Bean Salad

Beans are a very good source of plant protein. This tossed bean salad is very nourishing and yet extremely easy to prepare. It is a lovely salad that can be enjoyed all year round. Beans are one of West Africa's most popular mystical foods. In Nigeria, beans are said to be the most mystical food of twins.
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Teaching of the Transatlantic Slave Trade

Teaching of the Transatlantic Slave Trade

A complete teachers resource that enables teachers worldwide to teach the Transatlantic Slave Trade with sensitivity, empathy and the role played by black and white abolitionists to end the Slave Trade.
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Kadeja the Fulani Pearl Queen-Black History Month

Kadeja the Fulani Pearl Queen-Black History Month

The story of Kadeja is a haunting tale about the capture of a Fulani princess as she travelled through the African rainforest to her betrothed; the heir of the Ashanti throne. The book is an engaging tale about the ardent love and aspiration of 2 young people. The work is nevertheless a crucial teaching resource for Key Stage 2 and 3 History lessons about the Transatlantic Slave Trade. The book “Kadeja the Fulani Pearl Queen” is a concise teaching resource andenables teachers deliver excellentlessons about the Slave Trade. The book in its appendix section, examines the impact the trade had on different aspects of African life.
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Tansi Article

Tansi Article

The resource exposes children to the cultural cuisine of North African people and gives an insight into a convivial family feast or setting. It is a resource that is colourful and ideal for use during Black History Month. It is possible to use it as follow on work for the book "Seluwa of the Fulani People"
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Potent Peanut Recipe

Potent Peanut Recipe

This is a licence to cook resource, which can help students celebrate Black History Month and it exposes children to West African culinary culture.
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Vegetarian Coconut Rice

Vegetarian Coconut Rice

This is a licence to cook resource, which can help students celebrate Black History Month and it exposes children to West African culinary culture.
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Short Stories for Black History Month.

Short Stories for Black History Month.

These resources constitute a pathfinder guide for young people on the threshold of adulthood. The White Georgette Blouse is something of a cautionary tale whilst the diary of an Aid Worker is global in its perspective
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Black History Month Fables and Literacy Hour

Black History Month Fables and Literacy Hour

These resources give teachers the opportunity to introduce diverse cultures in the literacy experience of peoples during the literacy hour in general or during Black History Month in particular.
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