Episode 1

In this episode, pupils from the predominantly white town of Tamworth get a massive shock when they arrive in Saltley in central Birmingham and become the racial minority. A transgender pupil is paired with a devout Muslim girl, a white mother overcomes her prejudices to go for dinner in an Asian house for the first time, and tensions rise when the students find out what they really think about each other. Sharing specially designed lessons, the children examine the offensive language the two communities use about each other, ask what it means to be British, and learn whether they can find more that unites them than divides them and become friends. With many areas of Britain effectively segregated, will these children begin to solve a problem the adult world has failed to fix?

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