An endearing, observational portrait of a Belfast primary school and its mould-breaking, philosophy-teaching headmaster.
Young Plato follows a visionary educator and his dedicated team as they encourage students to reach beyond their boundaries. Kevin McArevey is the visionary headmaster of Belfast’s Holy Cross Boys Primary School. A mould-breaker in every way, the Elvis-loving gym fanatic takes an unexpected approach to guiding his pupils.
Teaching philosophy and critical thinking from a young age, and with an emphasis on pastoral care and emotional support, the energetic educator and his dedicated team encourage their students to see beyond the boundaries and limitations of their own community.