Newspaper article Evening Chronicle (Newcastle, England)

Vent Your Spleen

Newspaper article Evening Chronicle (Newcastle, England)

Vent Your Spleen

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As a parent of a child in St Mary's Comprehensive School in Longbenton I want to give my comments on another ridiculous rule the school has just brought out. The latest rule is the children must have a certain sized bag for school, and if they don't they get detention for half an hour. My daughter's just come in from school today and told me about a friend of hers who didn't have a zip on her bag and because she didn't have a zip on her bag she was given half an hour's detention. Could somebody from the education authority answer this question, can they do this?

DS, Walker.

I'M a Year 11 student at St Mary's in Longbenton and I'd just like to say that I am really glad I am leaving this year because of all the ridiculous rules they are making and especially the newest one where you have got to have a certain sized bag.

SW, Byker.

THE 130 children from St Mary's in Longbenton who had 30 minutes' detention for not having the correct sized bag. …

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