Tag Archives: ethnic diversity

Adult Supervision: On mixed-race parenting

The subject matter of this new play ticks all my boxes; middle-class motherhood, parenting styles, urban primary schools and most of all Race. I was tipped off about it just too late to see it, but have since acquired and … Continue reading

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“Wot, no white kids? Help!”

Oh dear – another guilt-inducing Oliver James article in last Saturday’s Guardian. Small class-sizes are demonstrably better, especially for the youngest schoolchildren; if academic success is your goal (and whose isn’t?) private schools offer smaller classes, ergo private schools are … Continue reading

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Uber-mums and social climbers

Lot of airwave chatter about at the moment about primary school playground politics – the mums. (Woman’s Hour, today and yesterday.) Or maybe – no doubt – it’s just my oversensitive antennae picking up on it, being a playground newbie … Continue reading

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