Tag: school

Out Of The Mouths Of Babes…

When the kids have rumbled the flaw in your grand plan, you know you’ve lost… Pupil Jake Phillips, 15, said that “speakeasies” are starting up selling the prohibited drinks. “There is business potential now there’s a gap in the market,”…

Raising The Stasi Of The Future?

The newly-opened Greenwich Free School has radically tough rules on phones, which involve searching pupils if there is “intelligence” they are carrying one and then confiscating it until the end of term. But Lisa Wells claims her daughter Britney Staples…

School Rules Again…

Teachers at Quest Academy, in Selsdon, are seizing jackets if students are seen wearing or carrying them indoors. Pupils say it is “unbelievable” to introduce the rule at a time of year when many walk home in freezing weather. Eh..?…

Utter Insanity…

In a statement, head teacher Janet Adamson said: “We are unable to discuss conduct issues relating to individual children. “However, in this matter, we are satisfied we have acted in accordance with the council’s guidance for schools on the reporting…

More Free Lunches Demanded…

All children under five in care in London should be sent a free book a month to boost their reading and prospects later in life, the Commons was being told today. Well, that’ll get rid of a few more unsold…

What’s Wrong With Healthy Competition?

A headteacher in Thamesmead has been accused of trying to poach pupils… Yikes! … from nearby schools. Whew! A team of advertising professionals has been deployed by Willow Bank Primary School, in Yarnton Way, to recruit pupils. Excellent, a school…