Monday, December 17, 2018

Main college blasted by mother and father after youngsters informed they’ll’t all be in Christmas nativity


FURIOUS mother and father slammed a faculty’s choice to not let some pupils participate in a nativity play this Christmas.

Regardless of protests from a number of dissatisfied relations, Westcott Main College in Hull received’t let key stage one pupils carry out this yr.

Inventory photograph of youngsters collaborating in a nativity play
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Now some mums and dads have spoken out on-line concerning the college’s choice, which has reportedly precipitated some youngsters to be left feeling like they’re lacking out.

Mum-of-five Carla Fernie, whose son Frankie is in Yr One on the college, stated her little boy has been upset about lacking out on the prospect to participate within the annual play.

Carla informed HullLive: “He’s quiet and subdued.

“All of the mother and father are saying that it helps with their confidence however they [the school] aren’t getting it.

Westcott Main College in Hull, the place some youngsters received’t get to participate in a nativity play this yr
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“I simply assume it’s laziness if the academics received’t do it. I do know they work arduous nevertheless it’s fairly unhappy.”

Though Frankie took half within the college’s nativity manufacturing in 2017, he received’t get the prospect this yr as all Yr One and Yr Two pupils are omitted this time.

Mum Carla claimed the varsity used to placed on a play every Christmas earlier than a brand new headteacher was appointed a few years in the past.


Deborah Tague, headteacher at Westcott Main, defended the varsity’s choice in an announcement through which she stated the Basis Stage Nativity Efficiency is essential to the varsity group.

She added: “Pupils can even be wrapping presents at a Christmas Wrap occasion, visiting a pantomime on the Freedom Centre, going Christmas Carol singing locally, attending a Carol Service at St Columba’s Church and having a Christmas dinner and celebration.”

Mrs Tague additionally confused the significance of Christmas to the varsity.

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