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Zero Tolerance 

The BSA Group and its members (BSA (Boarding Schools’ Association), SACPA (Safeguarding and Child Protection Association) and BAISIS (British Association of Independent Schools with International Students)) have a zero-tolerance to racism or any other type of prejudice.  


If any member, staff, or public feel they have been subject to racism or prejudice by a member of the BSA Group, please contact Robin Fletcher, CEOAileen Kane, COO, or any member of the BSA Board.


Resource hub

The list below is intended to be used as a resource library to support members. If you have any items you would like to add to this list please get in touch via we'd love to hear your thoughts.


Curriculum resources


Leadership resources

  • Black, Asian & Minority Ethnic Educators (BAMEed) is a movement initiated in response to the continual call for intersectionality and diversity in the education sector. All members are volunteers and have committed their time and efforts to creating a tangible support network to equip teachers and leaders with the tools to progress into and through the workforce. Their website has lots of useful resources and lists of speakers who you may wish to engage: 


Resources from fellow educators

Resources from National Association of Independent Schools:

Having Conversations about Racism

Understanding Racism and Inequality in Education

Resources for Independent Schools



  • Black and British: A Forgotten History, David Olusoga
  • Why I'm No Longer Talking to White People About Race, Reni Eddo-Lodge1
  • Brit(ish): On Race, Identity and BelongingAfua Hirsch
  • When they call you a terrorist, Patrisee Khan-Cullors and Asha Bandele
  • How to Be an AntiracistIbram X. Kendi
  • Don't Touch My Hair, Emma Dabiri
  • Natives: Race and Class in the Ruins of Empire, Akala
  • White Privilege: The Myth of a Post Racial Society, Kalwait Bhopal
  • The Heart of The Race: Black Women's Lives in Britain, Beverly Bryan and Stella Dadzie, et al., 
  • The Cultural Politics of Emotion, Sara Ahmed
  • Critical Race Theory: The Key Writings That Formed The Movement, Kimberlé Crenshaw
  • Black Reconstruction, W .E. Du Bois
  • The Black Atlantic, Paul Gilroy
  • Against Meritocracy, Jo Littler
  • Mistaken Identity: Race and Class in the Age of Trump, Asad Haidner
  • Policing the Crisis, Stuart Hall
  • Sister Outsider, Audre Lorde
  • What Moves at the Margin, Toni Morrison
  • Teaching Critical Thinking: Practical wisdom, bell hooks
  • Writing Beyond Race: living theory and practice, bell hooks
  • The Wretched of the Earth, Frantz Fanon
  • Black Skin, White Masks, Frantz Fanon
  • Alienation and Freedom, Frantz Fanon
  • Women, Race and Class, Angela Y. Davis
  • The Meaning of Freedom: And Other Difficult Dialogues, Angela Y. Davis


1Reni Eddo-lodge has asked that those who purchase the book do so from an independent bookseller and match the cost with a donation to relevant anti-racist or pro-black-lives-matter groups.

Documentaries, Films and Radio

  • Explained: The Wealth Gap, Netflix
  • Who Killed Malcolm XNetflix
  • 13th, Netflix
  • Crime + Punishment, YouTube
  • I Am Not Your NegroNetflix
  • The Black Power Mixtape, Amazon Prime
  • When They See Us, Netflix
  • Paris Is Burning, Netflix 
  • I can't be racist, BBC Sounds. Psychologist Dr Keon West explores racial bias and the trend in anti-bias training.
  • Stay Woke: The Black Lives Matter Movement documentary (2016), YouTube, Laurens Grant (Peabody and 3 x Emmy award-winning), through the first-person accounts of local activists, protestors, scholars and journalists, maps the evolution of the BLM movement. 
  • The Daily Show - We Can't Breathe, YouTube. Clip taken from Comedy Central's late-night show, back in 2014, that provides a refreshing look at the situation in the USA. 
  • The School That Tried to End RacismChannel 4. A documentary exploring how unconscious racial bias permeates all of our lived experiences. Debunks the colourblind approach while providing an argument for respectful and safe-space racial discussions with students.

Talks & Webinars


Media & Articles


Useful links