The UK Black History Zone ran from 4 to 15 October 2021.
The activity featured historians and activists championing Black historical figures from Roman Britain to the 20th century.
The Historical Figures
8 historians created a profile for 8 historical figures in the Zone. See the historical figures’ profiles ❯
44 teachers registered to take part from 35 schools.
103 students from 5 schools logged into the Zone.
100% of active students were from target schools: 63% from underserved schools and 37% from widening participation schools.
7 live chats took place. 6 were school classes booked by teachers and 1 was an additional chat, open to all the students.
There was capacity in the Zone for 10 live Chats with 5 on each week. There were an additional 6 Chat requests that could not be filled.
On average, 3 historians attended each live chat.