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by sugarloaf
Tue Mar 08, 2005 12:31 am
Forum: General discussion of SES
Topic: Us gay folk...
Replies: 78
Views: 66267

From my memory, (as a pupil at st James boys school from ?75 onwards), homosexuality was not directly mentioned much. But then again anything to do with sex was pretty much off the agenda for discussion. It was pretty clear to me though, that homosexuality was completely contrary to the SES ideology...
by sugarloaf
Tue Mar 08, 2005 12:26 am
Forum: St James and St Vedast
Topic: Further Announcement re Inquiry
Replies: 7
Views: 5868


No, I think there are plenty of ways to take it further. However they would all have a much more damaging effect on the Schools, and therefore the current pupils. Much as I find the outdated ideology of the SES, and particularly feeding it to young children, pretty odious, I do have some respect - a...
by sugarloaf
Sat Jan 29, 2005 2:14 pm
Forum: St James and St Vedast
Replies: 98
Views: 67024

welcome to Vian

Hi Vian, I was a pupil at St James from ?75, and throughout my miserable 10 years there I felt I was totally alone, with only the support of a few close friends. St James/SES, through their control of pupils families, were able to dictate every aspect of our lives, including who we were allowed to b...
by sugarloaf
Sat Jan 29, 2005 2:09 pm
Forum: St James and St Vedast
Topic: Inquiry Update
Replies: 16
Views: 12924

A message to St James/SES

A MESSAGE TO THE ST JAMES SCHOOL GOVERNORS, TO MRS CHRISTINE BETTS, AND THE LAWYERS WHO ARE CURRENTLY ADVISING THE SCHOOL: Just in case you?re not all crystal clear with events to date: The SES promotes an ideology which for years has allowed abusive behaviour to become the norm in the schools it ru...
by sugarloaf
Mon Jan 03, 2005 1:03 pm
Forum: St James and St Vedast
Replies: 604
Views: 475485

Mr Barnard

I have posted an account of some of my experiences at St james (boys) school earlier on this forum. I find it interesting that nothing has been mentioned about Mr Barnard, a teacher who joined later on. He arrived at the school with a reputation for having behaved violently towards at least one very...
by sugarloaf
Mon Jan 03, 2005 12:59 pm
Forum: St James and St Vedast
Topic: St james Girls School - remembered
Replies: 35
Views: 27483

Claras post

Clara?s post is probably the most disturbing I?ve read yet. But somehow it doesn?t surprise me, as the root cause of this was the same as that which resulted in the excesses in the boys school: the SES ideas and ideals that all the teachers believed in, and the undemocratic and hierarchical organisa...

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