Less talk

When I was a schoolgirl, corporal punishment was quite normal for naughty girls. At home, it would be a spanking by hand, … more

In the run-up

I’d like to share my recollections of corporal punishment some years ago at an English boys day school. It’… more

Mrs Whitehead gets real

I attended a modern secondary school in the South of England in the mid 1970s.  I was one of those boys who rarely got into a… more

A testing time

I went to a Catholic school back in the 1970s and early 80s. The school was typically strict and corporal punishment was w… more

A mass slippering

I went to a private all boys prep school in the early 60s and had a PE teacher named Mr Scott [name changed – Ed] who was very f… more

Best teacher ever

I want to pay tribute to a lady whom I consider the best teacher ever. I will call her Mrs Turner for the sake of this story, t… more

Swats a-plenty

Many years ago now, I spent a year working in a school office as an assistant secretary. One of the duties of that job was … more

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