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Detention again?

27 Nov 2023
Written by John Sadden
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Pupils in the 1970s
Pupils in the 1970s

Apart from one or two examples, the school's punishment records do not appear to have survived. However, in 1916, in the days before pupils had first names, a pupil named White claimed to have been in detention 253 times.

This averages out at approximately one detention per week for his entire seven years attendance at the school. White appears to have had another two years to serve at the time of his claim, so, unless he mended his ways, pulled his socks up and turned over a new leaf, his final total would have been considerably higher. 

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