Tag Archives: white-middle-class parents

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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The curious incident of the abandoned white kid

I spent Sunday with someone I have known all my life; a mother from a very similar background to myself, now living in a prosperous provincial town, not too far from London, but not too near either.  Her son is … Continue reading

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Michael in the inner-city

There’s a north London primary school, apparently, which is being forced by the Department of Education to convert to academy status against the will of parents and teachers, despite its local popularity as it stands. In the grand scheme of … Continue reading

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