St Dominic’s Catholic Primary School, Hackney

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World Afro Hair Day

World Afro Day is a global day of change, education and celebration of Afro hair; endorsed by the UN Office of the High Commissioner for Human rights. The children watched the Big Hair Assembly at 1.30pm on Wednesday 15th September. This was also the 5th anniversary of World Afro Day. The assembly was hosted in the UK by the broadcaster and award-winning saxophonist, YolanDa Brown. For the first time, the event was being supported by Britain’s major education unions: ASCL, NAHT, NASUWT, NEU UNISON and Voice Community. Award-winning, World Afro Day is an annual day of change, education and celebration of Afro hair, culture and identity. It raises global awareness about Afro hair discrimination and creates positive solutions. We thoroughly enjoyed being part of this positive momentum and celebrated the day by super styling our hair especially for the occasion.

Black History Month– ‘Proud to Be’ . The theme for Black History Month was ‘Proud to Be’. Our parents at St Dominic’s Catholic School spoke with the deputy headteacher and shared what they are proud to be.

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Racial Justice, Equality and Diversity (RJED)