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Bristol schoolchildren will get new book on history of the slave trade in city

Schoolchildren will learn more about Bristol's involvement in the transatlantic slave trade with a new textbook created by teachers and historians. Pictured: Assistant vice principal of Fairfield High School Cashan Campbell, who said that it is important for all students to understand that Black History is not just about slavery

Schoolchildren will learn more about Bristol’s involvement in the transatlantic slave trade with a new textbook created by teachers and historians.  It comes after last year’s Black Lives Matter protests and the toppling of the Edward Colston statue.  Eight history teachers in Bristol worked together with Bristol museums and historians to research and write the…

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Bristol school set up by Edward Colston may change its name in wake of BLM protests

A Bristol private school set up by slave trader Edward Colston could be forced to change its name following a consultation with parents

A Bristol private school set up by slave trader Edward Colston could be forced to change its name following a consultation with parents. Colston’s School told parents that discussions on whether its name has a future would take place in June. Colston – a philanthropist and 17th century slave merchant – founded the independent school in…

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