Rural School Deemed ‘Too White’ by Ofsted Visits London to Mix with Ethnic Pupils

Luke Salked, Daily Mail (London), June 6, 2014

A small rural primary school has organised a sleepover to London–so the children get a chance to see people who are not white.

Payhembury Primary in Devon was criticised by Ofsted for being insufficiently ‘multicultural’.

So the 68-pupil Church of England school is asking parents to pay for their children to make a two-day trip to a school with a wide mix of ethnic backgrounds.

The visit–described by one parent as patronising and bizarre–has been sold to parents as a way of boosting Payhembury’s Ofsted grade from good to the top rating of outstanding.

The school they are visiting, Smallberry Green in Isleworth, West London–where three-quarters of the 410 pupils are from ethnic minorities–achieved the same good Ofsted rating.

Explaining the motivation for the trip,  Payhembury headteacher Penny Hammett told parents in a letter: ‘The purpose of this trip is to build up a relationship with a school in a very different community to ours.

‘This will enable our children to gain a better understanding of multicultural Britain, which was identified in our last Ofsted as being an area for development.

‘Through our topics, visitors and discussions we have been developing multicultural awareness in both Britain and throughout the world, but this visit will help us to experience in real life a school where there is a wide mix of children with different ethnic backgrounds and almost 50 per cent of the children do not have English as their first language.’

The letter also explains that four teachers will accompany the children on the two-day trip, which will involve pupils sleeping in the Isleworth school and using its catering facilities, for an estimated cost of £35.

While in London, the Devon children will engage in outdoor activities and record a CD.

Pupils from the school have written to their new pen-pals in London, some of whom will take part in a return visit to the school, near Honiton.

Mrs Hammett’s letter invites parents to a meeting to discuss the trip. But yesterday one mother said: ‘I’m astounded by this idea. Just because the children go to a small school in the country does not mean they aren’t aware of people with different coloured skin to them.

‘It’s very patronising–and for the school they are visiting too.’

‘We are being asked to shell out £35 to try and boost their next Ofsted inspection. I think it’s a very cynical approach.’

However, another parent supported the initiative, saying: ‘I think it’s a nice idea.

‘We don’t live in an ethnically diverse area, so it’s good for the kids to meet children from other kinds of background.’

In Isleworth, student Usna Hakimi, 19, who was picking up her two sisters up from Smallberry Green, said: ‘They’ve just told me about the sleepover and they’re quite excited to meet other children from a different part of England. It’s good for them to learn about other cultures.’

Smallberry Green head Caroline Hodges said the trip was organised with Payhembury because it places emphasis on outdoor learning.

‘The children will not be doing any cultural activities when they are here,’ she said.

The Rev Cate Edmonds, chairman of the governors at Payhembury, said: ‘We are fairly mono-cultural as an area in Devon and we don’t want children growing up thinking the whole world is full of trees and cows. This gives them an experience of urban living.’

Mrs Hammett said the trip, in which 29 pupils are taking part, was about providing an enriching experience for the children at both schools.

‘Devon is very quaint but our children don’t get to see the big wide world,’ she said.

At Ofsted’s last visit in 2010, inspectors praised Payhembury as a ‘happy place’ but pointed out all the pupils were of ‘white British heritage’.

Their report recommended ‘improving links with communities in contrasting parts of the UK and abroad’.

Last night Ofsted said at that time inspectors were required to report on the contribution made by the school to community cohesion, a requirement removed in 2011.

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  • dd121

    Forced busing, English style.

    • JSS

      I consider myself fairly used to leftist hypocrisy but sometimes I can be surprised. They actually forget to speak in code and said “too White”. Whites don’t exist but when it comes to destroying everything we have built, confiscating our wealth and ruining our children’s lives then suddenly they know exactly who is White.

      • dd121

        Thanks JSS, I’ve appreciated a lot of your comments.

  • Truthseeker

    What’s wrong with them having a strong understanding of their own heritage and culture? Why do so many White people have this view that their own culture is nonexistent, but people from different backgrounds are somehow more “authentic”? The English are who they are. Why can’t they celebrate their own unique place in the world?

    • Einsatzgrenadier

      Whites in Great Britain are being systematically deracinated by the elites to make way for their dystopian vision of an easily exploited, pliable workforce subject to the whims of the great corporations. In order for this to happen, they must mix with the people of the third world and lose their ethnoracial and national identity in the process.

      Once the white masses have no broader shared interests around which they can effectively mobilize, power will be fully concentrated in the hands of politicians and their corporate cronies. There will be nothing to stop them from implementing their master plan of a new world order of global government, apart from those limits imposed by human biology and evolution.

    • italian guy

      Because European culture and technology have become “universal”, when people see cars they don’t think that it’s a White invention, but they see it as part of humanity achievements, when watch see football matches they don’t think it’s a White sport, they see it as part of human culture, when they eat Pizza they don’t think it’s White people food, everyone eat Pizza so it belongs to everyone… and this apply to everything, brainwashed Whites don’t understand that just because non-whites adopt and use our cultural heritage (like laws or parliamentary systems for example) and technology, it doesn’t mean that those belongs to everyone.
      As a side note, funny how European achievements are always presented as human accomplishments, but when non-whites do something, we are reminded constantly that they contributed to it.

      • TruthBeTold

        Google: Black Invention Myths.

        They take credit for many things.

      • Michael Mason

        Non-whites don’t stop to think what we invented or what they invented. They understand that the world has a shrinking amount of land and resources, and the game is to make more babies than your opponent. Logic and justice don’t matter to them; just like they didn’t matter to us when we conquered North America from the Native Americans. There is only one true morality in this world and that is the morality of group survival. Non-whites know that our moral strength has been paralyzed and they’re milking this opportunity as much as they can. It’s as simple as that.

      • saxonsun

        One of the best points here.

    • David Ashton

      Quite so. It happened quite quickly from the mid-1970s onwards largely as a result of incremental infiltration of local government and then national government education committees by the “multicultural agenda networking” of leftists of the sort that John Engelman prefers not to call “Cultural Marxists”. I was on the spot watching it happen, and will tell some of the story when I finish my book on the “murder of England”.

      You may be interested to know that I recently came across a novel by the TV sci-fi writer Nigel Kneale which ends: “…it gladdened him to see England again, a recovering land with its soft green fields and quiet towns. Little children could play in safety and sing, as they had done for centuries, their innocent old nursery rhymes”. I asked my wife and various acquaintances when they thought the book was published. Some said “the 1940s”, a few said “no later than the 1950s”. The actual date was 1979. The “equality and diversity” poison had only just begun to spread.

    • kikz2

      ……because it’s White.

  • D.B. Cooper

    This was a white woman’s idea. Send her to teach a Muslim school, and do NOT send your kids to that field trip. Send the bride to the unemployment line.

  • Einsatzgrenadier

    Payhembury Primary in Devon was criticised by Ofsted for being insufficiently ‘multicultural’.


    So how “multicultural” must an English school be in order for it to be deemed sufficiently “multicultural”? The truth is that no English school can be sufficiently “multicultural” until whites are virtually eliminated from the premises.

    • Ella

      In the USA, I would say 20% being enough to destroy a sufficiently good education.

  • anew

    The Southwest of England is the most charming, and has the most healthy societal spirit, in the country. Especially Devonshire, and especially a C of E school in Devonshire. The people doing this to these kids are monsters.

    • TruthBeTold

      They want the kids to feel as miserable as they do.

    • David Ashton

      The “agenda networkers” I mentioned above have long said “The white shires need anti-racist ‘education’ more than most.”

    • Anna Tree

      I hope they will come back and tell everybody how uncomfortable is multiculturalism and how nicer and safer it is to be around only whites with British Heritage. Because while the frog doesn’t feel the danger in the warming pot, one from outside will.

      Unfortunately children may confuse between the attraction of novelty/urbanity and multiculturalism… and think they like the latter when the former is what in fact they like.

      Anyway, there are two jokes in the article:
      1) the obvious truth that an ‘happy place’ IS where all the pupils are of ‘white British heritage’.
      2) that Usna Hakimi is happy to go meet other cultures, when obviously Usna is from that other “culture”.

  • trouble maker

    I wonder how they will explain it if those white children are verbally or physically abused by the nonwhite children while on this trip.

    • Ron Cheaters

      A trip to the zoo would be safer, and more educational. “Note kids how the animals are kept separate, that’s to prevent them from destroying each other.”

      I mean, it could be educational for the students if you were to instill an appreciation for self-segregation. “That’s the reason Johnny we live here and not there”

  • 1stworlder

    It would be safer, smarter, & cheaper to just show them videos of Londanistan. The cell phone video of Lee Rigby’s beheaders would work also.

    • Ron Cheaters

      Good one.

  • Did you hear about that school in Nigeria that authorities deemed “too black?” Neither did I.

  • ncpride

    At Ofsted’s last visit in 2010, inspectors praised Payhembury as a ‘happy place’ but pointed out all the pupils were of ‘white British heritage’
    No! Really? So native Brits born and raised in BRITAIN are of White British heritage? What an idiot. Those parents should sue these morons for racism and discrimination. Turn the tables on them. And any parent who pays for this nonsense is an idiot, too. Can’t they see what’s happening in London? Why on earth would they think this is a good idea? Baffling!

    • rightrightright

      Note these trained-up box tickers avoid the word “English”, who are self-evidently white.

      All part of the plan. The EU was found to have produced maps completely without an “England” on them, with the south of England administratively attached to northern France and the east of England to Scandinavia. Wales and Scotland are to be allowed to continue to exist.

      • Jacobite2

        Boy, it’s been a few years since the word “English” indicated someone who was self-evidently white. I wonder if saying so today in GB might send a constable around to smarten you up. I try to make the same point over here. “American” refers to a person ethnically American, ie., European.”US citizen” is meaningless racially, as an American citizen might be a member of any race, nation, clan,or tribe on the planet. Nevertheless, the two terms ought not be confused, as the Left attempts to make any possible idea of a white America unspeakable, literally.

        • saxonsun

          A student I had some years ago mentioned that claiming one is English in England is considered racist. The world turned upside-down.

          • Jacobite2

            Ha! And they thought being ruled by the Normans was bad.

  • The Final Solution

    What in the hell is Ofsted?

    • David Ashton

      It is the government school supervision agency secretly hated by most teachers of all political persuasions because it adds more bureaucracy to an already difficult job. Set up OSTENSIBLY to rescue schools from leftist ideas and slovenly classroom practice, it was course soon taken over by the “equality and diversity” people themselves. Exactly the same happened to the so-called National Curriculum Committees set up by “Conservative” education ministers. People who cannot believe in dishonesty or conspiracy are their first sucker victims.

  • JohnEngelman

    A small rural primary school has organised a sleepover to London–so the children get a chance to see people who are not white.

    – Luke Salked, Daily Mail (London), June 6, 2014

    This could have undesired consequences if the “people who are not white” are unruly and dangerous. Whites who attended predominantly black public schools in the United States are seldom white liberals.

  • MekongDelta69

    Tell me when you see the following headline in a Muslim country:

    “Rural School Deemed ‘Too Dark’ by Mullah Visits Greenland to Mix with White Pupils”

  • Brian

    In Isleworth, student Usna Hakimi, 19, who was picking up her two
    sisters up from Smallberry Green, said: ‘They’ve just told me about the
    sleepover and they’re quite excited to meet other children from a
    different part of England.
    What on earth is an ‘usna hakimi’? A ‘different part of England’ indeed.

  • MBlanc46

    These parents should be rioting. It’s the only thing that the Neo-Stalinists understand.

  • Katherine McChesney

    Church of England….apostate and politically correct. Another spiritually dead church.

  • Andy

    Good. Problems you’re isolated from bother you less.

  • Michael Mason

    I’d let my kids stay home from that. Them I’d take them to a zoo that actually has cages.

  • Michael Mason

    I think it would be more educational for them to show a slideshow of pictures from Uganda.

  • Ella

    I think Payhembury Primary pupils should save for a tour in LA to understand gang culture and life along with a bonus tour to Katrina damaged New Orleans for that extra multicultural experience. That should be enough reality to stay pro-British.

  • LHathaway

    This promises to be a fun post. . . I’m reading the comments now and looking forward to it. . .

  • antiquesunlight

    “At Ofsted’s last visit in 2010, inspectors praised Payhembury as a ‘happy place’ but pointed out all the pupils were of ‘white British heritage’.”

    Oh, no, what a horrible thing it is to have a town in England with English people in it!

  • Lagerstrom

    Notice how the parents had to pay for the trip? If these clowns make silly demands on yourself and your children, just tell them to *%^$ OFF!

  • Sloppo

    Doesn’t Britain have a television show like “America’s Most Wanted” they could let the children to watch so they could learn about the wonderful enriching benefits of diversity?

  • Samuel_Morton

    At least one parent had the guts to tell them where to stick it. Of course there is the other who thinks it’s a great idea to ‘culturally enrich’ her child. Maybe she’d rather have her child sold into a sex slave ring than grow up in a boring white village?

  • MooTieFighter

    Why does our government officials hate to see successful, peaceful, content people?

  • blackjack322

    Man that England is one f*cked up place.

    • Katherine McChesney

      You’re forgetting that Obama’s America is the same.

  • kikz2

    didn’t read anything about parental chaperones… that would be the freakin day, i let my ‘primary’ school aged kid loose for two days away anywhere with anybody….

    …kind of reminds me of the slick ‘natl student leadership’ letters my kids got in h.s., sent to the academically advanced, (there’s your hook) wherein we could pay well over 1K for a two week non-parent ‘chaperoned’ stay in DC, so that our kids could be further scoped and God knows what by the CIA/Intel community recruiters, some retired btw, under the auspices of “Future Leadership”. yeah, right, sure.. i want my kid to grow up to be an expendable/burnable asset for big bro/sis. slick big money mailers. i also remember another big push with these, w/the added ooooh/aaah of attending Obama’s inauguration… *wretch*……

    we probably ended up on the lists, as we excluded in print, military recruiters from receiving our kids’ info. the forms are included in the paperstorm sent home to parents the first wk of school.

  • David Ashton

    Many lost gems. The leftist journalists now recite the mantra – or the “trope” to use their latest term – that the England we remember and loved “never existed”. Orwellian.

  • I’m not sure how much I am joking if I suggested that in the future it will become sort of crime to not have black and Asian friends, or it become taboo to not have a black or Asian spouse.

    I really worry for the future. The white young in our inner cities now know nothing other than being in this kind of country and bumble along with everybody else – often as minorities. Many of them will have black, Asian, Muslim, whatever, friends, boyfriends, girlfriends, or whatever, and will sadly not even comprehend what it would be like without them here.

    Those in rural areas and in some northern England towns are seeing their children on swapping programmes to help “integration” – and in my own area, three perfectly good high schools were bulldozed to forcibly mix up the self-segregated demographics. This was done after recommendations from ‘the usual suspects’ in a report after the 2001 riots.

    Unfortunately, it seems to be working to some degree. I wish I could be chirpy and say they are being forced into it and all the rest of it, but sadly, they are not – they are being actively brainwashed and acclimatised into thinking nothing of giving their towns, cities, country and race away. Not only that, but to oppose anybody who thinks otherwise.

    When I was at school in the 1980’s and early 90’s, it was still very much “not done” to date Pakistanis and whoever else. They were seen as slags, sluts, cheap, damaged goods or whatever – and the boys just did not tend to do it. That’s the way it was around here.

    Times have changed though – I keep seeing white women with prams and toddlers with half-Pakistani children in them. Are they victims of grooming gangs? Was it voluntary? Sadly, where once it would be obvious – now, you cannot know.

    With there being the whole grooming thing going on, you can no longer challenge a situation easily when you see a white girl and Pakistani youths hanging out in the shopping precinct or whatever. I am not saying it is rife, but where once it was simply just not seen, period, now it is seen.

    I have seen comments elsewhere that suggest places like Devon and Cornwall will never be effected by what has happened in London – because there are no council-housing projects and you need a lot of money to live in these villages. However, they are dead wrong. Nowhere is going to escape it – absolutely nowhere. It is only a matter of time.

    You do get middle-class ‘minorities’ moving out of the cities and suburbs, and simple mathematics will dictate what the state of affairs will be in, say, 40 years time.

    No wonder the Ofsted types want to make the children “familiar” with different peoples – to ease in that transition that is coming……much like they have done in my area, where two solidly defined divides are starting to crumble and where the indigenous youth have increasingly no comprehension as to why it is a tragedy and a travesty….and increasingly have some sort of connection with our replacements in their lives or families.

    The only positive aspect I can think of is that it will make the remnant who do object much more stronger in their objections and maybe become a new breed of European man that is much more racially concious and determined to survive. Our wider nation, at times, seems to have given up on that – and even think it is marvellous and a ‘good thing’ for the future and their children’s future.

    I have my views as to how we have arrived at this place – not everybody shares it, but by God I resent it – and them – very much for their trickery and their manipulations.

    • saxonsun

      All horrible and perhaps the worst part of this mess is that–as you point out–young folks do not even understand that this multi-cultural invasion is just plain wrong. They can’t be taught the truth–they can’t see it.

  • Jacobite2

    English Leftists are focused like a laser beam on destroying English society (Ditto, American Leftists hate America). The wogs are just cats-paws for them. That’s why there can be no place, however small or far-away, where whites can hold out. Leftist ethnic cleansing always means cleaning out the native ethnicity.

  • Jacobite2

    Am I missing something here? Is there a non-white British heritage?

  • ElComadreja

    If it’s possible, the UK is even further gone than the US. Is forced interbreeding far off?

    • TruthBeTold

      There is no doubt the UK is far worse than the US.

      They have practically surrendered whole towns to Muslims who are now brazenly demanding ‘inclusion’ (control) over many aspects of society (politics, schools, neighborhoods, health care, etc).

      While the US is getting increasing numbers of Muslims we haven’t yet given them everything they ask for. But as their numbers increase, it will be inevitable.

      • ElComadreja

        When Muslims are a minority they’re very concerned with civil rights. When they become a majority there are no civil rights.

      • saxonsun

        I teach at a NYC college. Over the last few years, we have suffered an influx of Muslims; women in full regalia are now everywhere. It simply happened overnight–scary.

  • ElComadreja

    Amen. I’m so sick of hearing about “native Americans” it’s not even funny.

    • Michael Mason

      What shall we call them then?

      • ElComadreja

        Amerindians or aborigines works for me.

  • ElComadreja

    You have your own share of troubles with the Abos, don’t you?

  • Jim

    That’s “tolerance” for you.

  • Jim

    One forth of the world’s landmass…one fifth of the world’s people.

  • Michael Mason

    American Savages is the only other thing I can think of to call them. I don’t want to confuse them with the real Indians.
    I certainly didn’t imply that they are noble. If you read carefully, I’m not siding with them over our people; I’m commending our people for doing what is natural: conquering living space from a weaker group so that we could use this land to actually build a civilization.
    Norse explorers did land in Canada many times before Columbus, but they probably didn’t come here before the Asiatic peoples did. Besides it does not matter who got here first. What only matters is which race is stronger and smarter.

    • ElComadreja

      Let me add “American primitives” to my above list.

  • Michael Mason

    And now we can’t even put people into space because we have so much racial trash from the third world that has to be sheltered and fed using our tax money. It’ll be interesting to see how Russia’s space program fairs in the coming years.

  • Michael Mason

    No, it is to have more babies because whether it’s democracy or warfare, having more people gives you the advantage. After you’ve defeated your opponent; that’s when you worry about dividing up the remaining resources. If you don’t have enough babies while the tribal competition is still going on, you rapidly become a minority and then disappear; so yes you’d be saving resources… for the victors that is. Feminism is a program to cripple our birthrate and it was designed and promoted by the same people who are pushing multiracialism.