The headteacher of Britain’s most expensive day school has resigned following a row over a new ‘woke’ agenda at the £32,650-a-year institution. …
Her resignation came after a group of parents wrote a 12-page letter complaining that their children were being ‘indoctrinated’ in the ‘controversial and divisive’ ideology of critical race theory.
They said ‘every subject, from art to literature to history, is now being taught through a prism of race or gender’ — one revolving around the ideas of white and male privilege.
The letter also alleged that a recent decision to create racially segregated after-school clubs, in which pupils mix solely with peers of the same ethnicity, was illegal as it breaches the Equality Act. …
Founded in 1951, it is seen as a ticket to top grades and the best US universities, with former footballer Thierry Henry and Hollywood actress Salma Hayek among parents at the school gates.
Although presented as a resignation, sources last night said the head’s departure was forced by the board of trustees after a furious revolt by parents.
One parent celebrated her departure but claimed that several teachers remain who ‘appear resolute in their determination to continue to indoctrinate our children into this racist and toxic ideology’
First the left fought for and achieved equality of opportunity. But finding that they and their favored minority groups still weren’t doing well enough, now they are pushing for anti-white and anti-male discrimination — and against what they previously argued for. “Equity,” they call it. It’s all been a thinly disguised grab for power. Fairness and principles were always just window dressing. Tall poppy syndrome writ large.