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    Pupils at a primary school in Suffolk speak 58 different languages, it has emerged as the head teacher spoke of the challenges his school faces.

    Hillside Community Primary School in Ipswich has just 471 pupils aged between three years old and eleven but many do not speak English as their first language and it has had to employ multilingual teachers.

    There were 58 different languages spoken by pupils at the school, with the most common being Portuguese, Polish, and Lithuanian.

    Details emerged after a Freedom of Information request showed that across Suffolk 130 languages are spoken in primary schools, including Macedonian, Kurdish and Igbo, a Nigerian tongue.

    Lee Abbot, the head teacher at Hillside Community Primary School, denied that more money and time would be spent on these children.

    http://www.telegraph.co.uk/education...languages.html

    http://www.dailymail.co.uk/news/arti...ithuanian.html

    Is this the sort of "diversity" that "progressives" want reflected in every institution in the UK?
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    (Original post by thesabbath)
    Is this the sort of "diversity" that "progressives" want reflected in every institution in the UK?
    It seems you are right.

    http://www.dailymail.co.uk/news/arti...ic-pupils.html
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    What's the point of this? Why does it matter that so many people speak foreign languages as a result of being immigrants from there?
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    (Original post by Snagprophet)
    What's the point of this? Why does it matter that so many people speak foreign languages as a result of being immigrants from there?
    Because of the impact this has on the education of school children and the resources they have to be allocated and as a result taken from British children
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    (Original post by Radicalathiest)
    Because of the impact this has on the education of school children and the resources they have to be allocated and as a result taken from British children
    I'm not disagreeing with you, I mean what is the point of having kids like this which speak 58 languages in one school. Sounds like it's only so some 'progressive' nutjob can masturbate to their 'diversity' quota instead of seeing people as individuals.
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    (Original post by Snagprophet)
    I'm not disagreeing with you, I mean what is the point of having kids like this which speak 58 languages in one school. Sounds like it's only so some 'progressive' nutjob can masturbate to their 'diversity' quota instead of seeing people as individuals.
    Sorry misunderstood your post!

    But is seems it's what the local community is now made up off

    Quite scary really
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    (Original post by Radicalathiest)
    Sorry misunderstood your post!

    But is seems it's what the local community is now made up off

    Quite scary really
    It's like people get off over people being different to the point that interaction between kids is incompatible. That's not to say immigrants should be turned away, but what exactly is the point of having entire schools and areas of the country made up by immigrants? It seems to matter to these people that they have different people.
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    (Original post by Snagprophet)
    It's like people get off over people being different to the point that interaction between kids is incompatible. That's not to say immigrants should be turned away, but what exactly is the point of having entire schools and areas of the country made up by immigrants? It seems to matter to these people that they have different people.
    Indeed it does seem the diversity check box is more important than providing British children with the best education they can get.
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    (Original post by thesabbath)
    Pupils at a primary school in Suffolk speak 58 different languages, it has emerged as the head teacher spoke of the challenges his school faces.

    Hillside Community Primary School in Ipswich has just 471 pupils aged between three years old and eleven but many do not speak English as their first language and it has had to employ multilingual teachers.

    There were 58 different languages spoken by pupils at the school, with the most common being Portuguese, Polish, and Lithuanian.

    Details emerged after a Freedom of Information request showed that across Suffolk 130 languages are spoken in primary schools, including Macedonian, Kurdish and Igbo, a Nigerian tongue.

    Lee Abbot, the head teacher at Hillside Community Primary School, denied that more money and time would be spent on these children.

    http://www.telegraph.co.uk/education...languages.html

    http://www.dailymail.co.uk/news/arti...ithuanian.html

    Is this the sort of "diversity" that "progressives" want reflected in every institution in the UK?
    Hey I could speak in 3 languages [email protected]&!?;.,
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    What the article omits is how well such pupils speak English. If the majority of them speak it to an acceptable level, then all well and good. Multilingual kids tend to do well in education.
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    (Original post by Quantex)
    What the article omits is how well such pupils speak English. If the majority of them speak it to an acceptable level, then all well and good. Multilingual kids tend to do well in education.
    There is enough in the article to suggest that a lot of the students do not speak English to an acceptable level.
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    Wow, languages education has come a long way in these last few years. I finished school still only being able to speak 1 language, let alone 58.
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    Why is this something to be proud of? before this school all the students would speak English and be white, now they're not white and speak foreign languages.Thus you are actually making the world LESS diverse by destroying it's native population.People really need to rethink what diversity actually is.
 
 
 
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