Yesterday, one of my year 8 students used unwittingly her mobile during the lesson.
A split second later, one of the lads was calling out: – Miss, Clotilde is using her phone.
Clotilde went bright red and she blurbed out a weak excuse, ‘ my mum texted me’!
Later on as she handed me her mobile, she begged me not to log it in on the Big Brother’s system.
I won’t be allowed to go to the under-16 night out at C…., a local night club!
The whole incident reminded me of a similar situation when our youngest girl asked us to go out at one of those alcohol-free ‘events’.
The only difference is that she was not in Year 8 as Clotilde but in Year 10! Surely, it cannot be right that those night-clubs are allowed to market those events in schools at such a young age! Even at the time, I thought that it was just a marketing strategy to get the kiddies used to the idea of socialising in a night club. They cannot wait until our children are at university but now they pick them up in the craddle!
PS Clotilde is not her real name!