[lg policy] The Colonisation of Britain Continues: 16% of Primary School Children Do not Speak English as Their Home Language
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Mon May 17 09:30:56 UTC 2010
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Harold Schiffman wrote:
> The Colonisation of Britain Continues: 16% of Primary School Children
> Do not Speak English as Their Home Language
> According to figures released in 2008, more than 30 state schools in
> England were made up solely of ethnic minority pupils with no white
> children on the roll. The rapid takeover of Britain by non-indigenous
> peoples has been confirmed by new Department of Education figures
> which have revealed that 16 percent of primary school children aged 11
> and under speak English as a second language. This translates to
> 518,020 pupils. In secondary schools, around 11.6 percent or 378,210
> pupils do not speak English as a first language.
> At special schools, 9,380 pupils, or 10.9 percent, do not speak
> English as a first language.
> The final total for all schools is 905,610 pupils, or 14 percent — but
> this does not include second or third generation immigrant children
> who do speak English at home.The growth in non-indigenous pupil
> numbers also directly parallels the rise in pupils eligible for Free
> School Meals (FSM), which, according to reports, is a measure of
> poverty. In secondary schools, 15.4 percent, or 441,000 pupils, are
> eligible for the dinners, up from 14.5 percent, or 417,970 pupils last
> year. It means an extra 23,000 secondary school pupils are now
> eligible for the dinners than there were in 2009.
> According to University of Bristol research issued in January this
> year, the number of white primary school pupils in London has fallen
> by a quarter since 2002.The research defined a school as “minority
> white” if less than 30 percent of its pupil base was white. Using that
> measure — which is clearly inadequate — the number of white minority
> primary schools in London rose from 22 percent to 36 percent between
> 2002 and 2008. This means that only 6 percent of primary schools in
> London now have a “substantial white majority,” the researchers said.
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