Beetle in the Box wrote:adrasteia wrote:I know the parents do have power, but is this separately or together as a unit?
1. What about the parents who are happy with St. James untill they find out about the connections with Ses?
2. Also, do parents who are in Ses have less power or more generally?
3. How much can they know about school politics?
1. I'm pretty sure they are told about the connection anyway. They are invited to attend one of the philosophy courses free of charge if they want to.
2. All parents have the same power.
3. About as much as any parent with a child at any school gets to find out. Parents tend to know other parents, especially the ones with kids in the same class. They don't necessarily know who said what to who in the staff room, I suppose. But then, would you at any school?
1. The 'slight' connection with the school maybe mentioned, but it is up to the parents to discover about the 'scandal' revealed in the book 'the secret cult', the history of child abuse and a somewhat greater connection with the Ses than was made clear.
As it is, parents are given a picture lit by 'holy' light -see school web sites, full of pictures of smiling cherubs.
The website itself and the ISA web site, I feel, are misleading in how they describe the school- they give it more atributes than it has.
2. Think it possibly depends on the parent, think that the ones 'under ses's thumb' would be expected to tow any lines etc. obviously it up to the individual to support individual aspects of the school or not, but there may be pressure?
3. I guess I was meaning those aspects of Ses which invade the school and school politics, which I believe is the case. How much do they know about that? How much does anyone know except people that work there? And yes, I don't quite mean what is said to who in the staff room!