I Have a Colour!

By E. Guimbang I have a Colour! I am speaking this like Martin Luther King spoke of his Dream. Why? Because recently, some of my white friends have taken to expressing their affection for me by telling me that they do not see, mind or care about my colour. In the light of the BlackContinue reading “I Have a Colour!”

What Will Be In Your Time Capsule?

By Deborah Lashley-Johnson My daughters have been writing letters to their future selves.  A fun activity that they can do online while passing the time at home.  Aside from the simple “what did you do the past year” questions, some of the boilerplate questions are quite profound: –What lessons have I learned up until this point? –Tell your futureContinue reading “What Will Be In Your Time Capsule?”

I Will Never Understand, But I Will Stand

By MC Two years ago my Black daughter had to think about what topic she wanted to work on for her Year 6 (Y6) exhibition. Very exciting times for her as she approached the ultimate project that her years in the Primary Years Programme (PYP) were leading her to. Finally, she was leaving behind PYPContinue reading “I Will Never Understand, But I Will Stand”

Waiting for Another Wave to Come

There is something about a time of crisis that brings out our true selves, and sometimes who we see in that time of crisis may not be someone we want to view in the mirror when the chaos has passed. COVID-19 has given us much to think about regarding race. From anti-asian racism to racismContinue reading “Waiting for Another Wave to Come”


Following the recent publicised racist incidents at our school, many have expressed outrage and have asked that action be taken. We want to thank the school for reacting swiftly to the recent events. We understand the necessity for consequences for the horrendous actions. We would like to emphasise, however, that any child is the productContinue reading “STATEMENT ON RECENT INCIDENTS AND THE IMPORTANCE OF ANTI-RACISM EDUCATION IN SCHOOLS”