Bad news for Sir and Miss

4th June 2004 at 01:00
Children in their final year of primary school are pretty positive about school and their teachers but five years later their perceptions are overwhelmingly negative.

At age 11, 49.3 per cent of boys and 62.1 per cent of girls thought well of their teachers. But by age 15, only 26.3 per cent of boys and 23 per cent of girls viewed their teachers positively.

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