SAPS 150 – Should teachers guard takeaways ‘like bouncers’ at home time?
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Should teachers guard takeaways ‘like bouncers’ at home time?
I was asked to chat to Eamonn Holmes on his Drive Time Show on talkRADIO about this story of Police being called after a school banned kids from entering food shops on the way home – even placing teachers as “bouncers” outside a chip shop.
See the Article –> HERE
The children from Cotham School in Bristol are barred from entering at least three convenience stores and a takeaway during home time between 2.45pm and 3.15pm.
I was outraged as a former Deputy Head and Class Teacher – it’s NOT their job to police kebab shops and chicken take-aways – kids don’t learn from such drastic measures – they’ll go there even more as they like challenging adults during the teenage years – we need to teach them to take responsibility for their food habits – and of course educate parents.
I KNOW it’s a big problem but making teachers bouncers isn’t the answer.
LISTEN TO THE CLIP FROM MY INTERVIEW WITH Eamonn Holmes on TalkRADIO in this week’s episode.
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