Pupils call in heavy mob

1st June 2001 at 01:00
PUPILS at a London secondary have been using mobile phones to call their parents from the classroom to complain about the conduct of their teachers.

David Hart, general secretary of the NAHT said: "It was very threatening for teachers. Sometimes the irate parents would knock at the school door to remonstate with the head before she had a clue about the incident."

Mr Hart said any pupil using a mobile in class to complain to their parents should have it confiscated. Some 3.6 million under-16s own a mobile. Until now, schools' main concern had been over the thefts and disruption they can cause.

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