Nelson Mandela

Bluebirds have been learning facts about Nelson Mandela who is a significant person in black history because he was the first black South African President. He spent 27 years in prison for campaigning for racial equality so that people could live together and all be treated the same, regardless of their colour. He was respected around the world and lived until 2013.

After creating some interesting fact files, the children enjoyed listening to “Free Nelson Mandela” the famous song written about him when he was in prison.

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