St Mary's C .E School

Rooted in Faith.....Nurtured in Love.....Striving for Success......Growing as God's children


Research one of these and list 10 interesting facts about what they did and what they achieved. Then note down what you think we can learn from the lives and behaviour of these people.


Events such as:

the struggle against Apartheid in South Africa where people led by Nelson Mandela challenged authority.

William Wilberforce, John Newton, Olaudah Equinano and Elizabeth Heyrick campaigning for the abolition of slavery.

Dr Martin Luther King speaking out against racism in the United States of America during the 1950s and 1960s.

Rosa Parks sitting on a bus seat of her own choice as a protest against racial discrimination.

Dietrich Bonhoeffer speaking out against Hitler’s Nazi dictatorship during WWII.

Oscar Romero, Archbishop of El Salvador, beingassassinated for his faith.

the cricketer Henry Olonga making a stand against the Zimbabwean government.

Members of the Fair-trade movement working for all goods to be fairly traded across the world. (Traidcraft) 

Christian Aid workers campaigning for action to prevent climate change.