Coming up: How should I be addressed?

28th March 2003 at 00:00
"I am a student teacher on my second placement. On my first placement pupils used my first name, but now my subject mentor insists I should be called 'Mr'. Can't I choose for myself, and which should it be when I start teaching full-time?" What do readers think? Let us know by emailing We pay pound;40 for every answer published

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