Project Overview

This knowledge-rich main project teaches children about Africa past and present and the development of the slave trade. It also explores Britain’s role in the transatlantic slave trade, the causes and consequences of the European colonisation of Africa and the worldwide communities that make up the African diaspora.

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What’s included

Maafa is a comprehensive history project that boasts an array of essentials including:


Lesson activities



English pack

Novel Study

Knowledge Organiser

Project scope

Maafa provides a structured approach to history, outlining key subjects and topics including:

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  • English
  • Geography
  • History
  • PSHE
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  • African diaspora
  • Black British history
  • European colonisation
  • History of Africa
  • The slave trade

Free download samples

Below, you will find free samples from this project available for download: