A Wishaw man has called for more anti-racism education after his kids suffered abuse at school.
Ranveer Panesar is hopeful more can be done after learning of the abuse his children faced at a primary school in the area.
He was left sickened after his children, aged only seven and eight, told him what had taken place.
Ranveer said: “I only found out when we were driving home in the car. They told me some of the other kids were calling them names and when I asked them what kind of names, they said they were getting called poo-poo skin or poo-poo head.
“At first, I thought it was kids being kids, but then they said another Asian pupil was getting called the same.
“I asked my daughter why they were calling her names like that and she said it was because of the colour of her skin. It was heart-breaking to hear my seven-year-old say that.
“When I realised it was racist abuse, I spoke to the headteacher – and she was shocked and appalled by what had happened. The school was very swift in its response and has launched an investigation.
“That has reassured me, but why is it…