This set of 3 resources support teaching about migration after the Second World War from the Caribbean to Britain. Pupils will examine historical images and read first-hand accounts from people who made the journey. These resources can be adapted to suit your class needs and are accompanied by handouts to print.
Inspired by the themes and content of Hackney Museum’s temporary exhibition Island to Island: Journeys through the Caribbean (2017-2018).
Island to Island: Life in the Caribbean (Google Slides)
Island to Island: The Journey (Google Slides)
Island to Island: Arrival in Britain (Google Slides)
Handout 1 – photographs taken in the Caribbean (pdf, 6.3MB)
Handout 3 – Airmail letter template (pdf, 337KB)
Handout 4 – Elenora Royer’s first impressions (pdf, 276KB)
Handout 5 – Living Under One Roof (pdf, 265KB)