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Inner-city schools are seeing a new kind of racial conflict between ethnic groups. See why students divide along racial lines with case studies in this whole-school video on behaviour management for primary and secondary.
Small incidents like an argument in a lunch queue can escalate. And when fights break out, racial lines determine sides.
Schools in Birmingham are striving to prevent gang violence. In one secondary, the headteacher calls an emergency assembly to talk about a fight at the school gate. And in a Brent school, a new group has arrived at the school from Afghanistan and is vulnerable to attack.
In Tower Hamlets, primary schools are starting early by encouraging pupils to spot racism and they're teaching children how to avoid becoming involved. The most likely targets for racial abuse are the newest arrivals, hailing from Somalia.
Part of the series: School Matters