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Bollocks to that, sir

Disruptive pupils are making it impossible to improve Britain's secondary schools.

By James Mcleod   September 2003

The chalk lines down the middle of the table tennis table were unclear. We agreed on that. I did not, however, accept that it had been necessary to scratch out new ones with the bat. Now, was Ed going to hand me the bat in front of his peers and sit out the next game as I demanded? We did not have to wait long for an answer. He hurled the bat across a crowded room and stormed out, telling us all to “fuck ourselves.” Then he put his fist through the glass window in the hall.

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