It had to happen - a teachers' blog site called Mr Chalk. This is the profession's answer to the Rate-myteachers website, which allows them to vent their spleen about the horrible pupils they teach, on an anonymous basis.

We offer a taste: "Just do what I did to one little darling. Look him in the face and say 'Reverend Spooner would have described you as a shining wit.'

"He wandered off saying: 'Who the f***'s Reverend Spooner?'"

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