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This Month in Black History: March


The New York legislature ended two centuries of slavery within its borders, setting July 4, 1827 as the date of final emancipation and making New York the first state to pass a law for the total abolition of legal slavery.

March 1799

First US state to abolish slavery

March 1913

Harriet Tubman

Harriet Tubman is an American hero and an icon of freedom, a five-foot-tall African American abolitionist who guided hundreds of slaves away from the bondage of slavery. She is the best known female abolitionist of antebellum American. Illiterate but profoundly religious,


Harriet Tubman died of pneumonia on March 10, 1913. Before her death she told friends and family surrounding her death bed “I go to prepare a place for you”.


March 1956

Mark E. Dean Birth

Mark E. Dean is an American inventor and computer engineer. He developed the ISA bus, and he led a design team for making a one-gigahertz computer processor chip

The Black Heroes of Mathematics

In this talk, Dr Nira Chamberlain (President of the Institute of Mathematics and its Applications) looks at the Black Heroes of Mathematics.

At The Phoenix Agenda Supplementary School (PASS), we believe that all children and young people deserve the chance to shine. We offer Maths, English and Science tutoring, Mentoring, Needs-based support for both parent and child, Consultations and more. All global majority children are welcome. At PASS we seek to enrich the lives of our students and their families by supporting their progress towards academic, vocational and personal success.

Student Success

The heart of Phoenix belongs to our students and we love to acknowledge and showcase their accomplishments to date, please

visit our Student Success page, you are going to want to see this.

Upcoming Events

Stem Activity Day



Join PASS for this exciting day for young people focused on the STEM subjects.

Packed with activities, experiments and presentations, this will be a hands-on, practical session. Aimed at ages 8-16 years old.

African Caribbean Centre, Maidstone Road, Leicester, LE2 0UA

Register here

Angel Dance Fitness with Angela Parkes

Come and join a fun, lively dance class which will make you sweat and release those happy hormones!


Learn dance styles such as Afrobeats, Soca, House, Salsa.


Tuesdays 6:30-7:30pm at the African Caribbean Centre

Contact Angela on 07903607862 or email

A Young Scientist looking through a microscope
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