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Should nurseries shun traditional nativities and put on secular plays that are more inclusive?

12-Dec-12

A secular nursery, based in Scotland
YES Britain is becoming increasingly multicultural with a diverse range of religions and cultures. In order to be inclusive many nurseries have gone down the path of putting on secular plays at Christmas time. The latest Census showed a quarter of the British population describe...

Zoe Raven, managing director of Acorn Childcare
NO Zoe Raven who runs nine nurseries in Milton Keynes and Northamptonshire believes it is political correctness that has gone too far and says: “Children from all cultural backgrounds can enjoy the Christmas story as well as other seasonal festivals, and we shouldn’t be afraid...

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