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Should nurseries provide gender-specific activities?

14-Oct-15

Jenny Buckley, headteacher at Chichester Nursery and Children’s centre
YES Gender-specific activities can aid children’s development at nurseries particularly boys, according to the head teacher at Chichester Nursery and Children’s Centre. Jenny Buckley has introduced gender specific activities at the nursery on its ‘Boys’ Days’ to engage with...

Jess Day, spokeswoman for Let Toys Be Toys
NO Let Toys Be Toys is a voluntary group of parents campaigning against the targeting of specific genders in the marketing of toys. Spokeswoman Jess Day believes that any activities tailored to attract a specific gender are wrong. She said: “It’s not something I as a parent...

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