“So, what secondary school is she gonna go to then?”
“Will it be The Royal?”
“How d’you mean?”
“Well, she goes to a Protestant school so she’ll have to go there then, won’t she?”
“Eh. No, it’s not a Protestant school, it’s for everyone. Protestants, Catholics, Muslims. Have you heard of Muslims?”
She shakes her head to indicate no.
“OK. Well, it’s for children from all different sorts of religious backgrounds, and those with none at all”
“No it’s not, it’s Protestant”
“No it’s not. It’s got play dough”, a voice chips in from the other end of the see-saw to settle the matter.
In conversation with eight-year old and three-year old cousins.