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English language on way out

Classrooms in a disunited nation 



Sent: Thursday, October 02, 2008 8:27 PM

The British National Party
October 2nd, 2008


Teachers Use Sign Language to Students at School with 26 Different Languages

A school in Brighton, East Sussex, has become the latest example of just how far into insanity the multicultural experiment has fallen and a stark reminder of how the liberal establishment are betraying the indigenous children of these isles.

Teachers at Fairlight Primary School in Brighton have been forced to use a form of sign language with students due to there being so many nationalities in their classroom.

Of the 311 children at the school, 55 are from overseas, coming from 24 different countries. These foreign schoolchildren speak 26 different languages between them, ranging from Spanish to Polish to Arabic and Mandarin Chinese.

The schools head teacher, Damien Jordan, realised that his teachers couldn’t hope to communicate with the students effectively with so many different languages being spoken. So he and teachers decided to use Makaton, a form of sign language that involves speech and facial expression as well as gestures, in the classroom.

Mr. Jordan praised the new form of teaching in British classrooms:

“It means that at times when children might get frustrated that they can’t make themselves understood, you can still communicate with them.

“It’s early days but everyone is involved and it is something that we are genuinely proud of doing.

Mr. Jordan was also proud of the multicultural nature of his school, Fairlight Primary being the most diverse in the area, and his foreign pupils were mainly children of international students or academics who work at the local universities:

“I think the reason why we attract so many children from different backgrounds is because parents have got to hear about our reputation for doing things well.

“Also, we are situated near both universities in Brighton and the city is a very diverse place anyway.”

He also praised the existing language skills of his foreign students:

“Some of them already speak two or three languages before they come to school, which is remarkable.”

Not as remarkable as not being able to speak the language of the country you are being educated in perhaps? And not a peep from Mr. Jordan concerning the detrimental effect on the indigenous pupils whose education seems to be taking a back seat whilst Mr. Jordon and his teachers are busy doing Marcel Marceau impressions to their foreign pupils.

“Education, Education, Education” anyone?