Playing hookey in St Tropez

17th October 2003 at 01:00
You report a truancy crackdown ("Truants still on the run", TES, September 19). News of this does not seem to have reached the South of France, where on numerous beaches large numbers of school-aged children with posh accents can be heard. They and their parents seem unconcerned about possible fines!

G Black

2 High Street

Ruislip, Middlesex

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