More teaching materials

Lesson ideas

We are keen to run St. Lauretia in a number of schools, and hopefully create new lessons from these experiences. If you have access to Minecraft in your school, and are interested in helping us, please contact

These can be downloaded soon.

We are grateful to our colleagues for their help in advancing the project:

Teacher                                            School

Ms. J. Irvine                                           Lourdes Secondary School, Glasgow
Mr. G. Murray                                        St. Mary’s Music School, Edinburgh
Mr. D. Charles & Ms. B. Peake           The History Teachers’ Association of Northern Ireland

Selected bibliography (more coming soon!)

Coming soon!

Useful websites for further reading (more coming soon!)

Black Presence: Asian and Black History in Britain 1500-1800 (The National Archives)

(including ‘A Virtual Tour of Black and Asian Presence in London, Bristol and Liverpool’

The History of Black People in Britain (History Today)

The First Black Britons (BBC)

‘Britain’s Forgotten Slave Owners’ (Part 1 of a BBC documentary)

‘Britain’s Forgotten Slave Owners’ (Part 2 of a BBC documentary)

Black Lives in England (Historic England)

(including ‘Lives Remembered: Slaves in England in the 1700s and 1800s’ ).

Scotland and Slavery (Black History Month)

Scots and Slavery (Dr. Stephen Mullen’s blog)