Now Primary Colour
is a well-established social enterprise supplying books, teachers' packs and classroom drama sessions for primary schools.The material focuses on cultural diversity, but contributes to other areas of the curriculum, including geography, IT and literacy.
INSPIRATION: Covers of books on which the Primary Colours
Black History Month shows are based (s)
RESEARCHERS: Second-year Huddersfield University marketing students Katie Stephens, Adam Wain, Kalkidan Bezabih and Callum Matheson with Marcia Hutchinson, the managing director of the Primary Colours
publishing company (S)
The programme also explores why Marcia set up Primary Colours and her mission to embed cultural diversity within the curriculum.
BUSY: Marcia Hutchinson, the founder of the Primary Colours company, is to appear in a television documentary on Thursday next week
Marcia Hutchinson, director of educational publishing company Primary Colours
said: "Subjects like slavery are sometimes avoided by teachers to steer away from controversy in the classroom.
Marcia Hutchinson, founder of Primary Colours
, said: "The company has three main objectives - to publish children's books, to work interactively in schools around the region, and to provide training for teachers on how to promote cultural diversity."
Using Osram's new coloured fluorescent light tubes fitted into the ceiling and reflectors, Struyken has designed an electronic system whereby the primary colours
of light -- red, green and blue -- can be mixed in a deliberately random way.
left: Author Marcia Hutchinson and the Primary Colours reading project, linking the alphabet to different Caribbean foods
The Huddersfield-based publisher, Primary Colours, has received pounds 37,500.
, of Fartown, has been awarded a pounds 69,339 grant by the Arts Council to extend the work it began in schools in Kirklees.
The pack features Caribbean fruit and vegetables and was produced by Fartown publishing and educational company Primary Colours