12 Sep '14

News What was the worst punishment you faced while at school? | Open thread

Running laps around the school field has been banned. Tell us the punishments you endured at schoolEarlier this year, schools were given guidelines on the punishments they can hand out to pupils, which include cleaning up dining halls and classrooms, writing lines, weeding, taking down graffiti and picking up litter.But one of the punishments suggested by Michael Gove is now for the chop. His successor as education secretary, Nicky Morgan, has said schools should not punish pupils by making them run laps around the playground, in agreement with campaigners who argued that physical exercise should be a pleasure rather than a punishment. Continue reading...

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