A STUDENT has launched a petition calling for all schools in the UK to decolonise their curriculum.

Maya Joseph-Chavez is a student at King’s College London and lives in Abingdon and has started the petition in light of tackling racism in Britain.

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Ms Joseph-Chavez believes schools should teach a different version of history which does not glorify colonial ‘legacy’ and instead addresses the effect colonialism has had on modern day racism.

To sign the petition visit: www.change.org/p/department-of-education-decolonize-the-uk-education-system.