Parent spends £1 million buying daughter’s school

Parent spends £1 million buying daughter’s school

May 24, 2011 | by | 0 Comments

A dedicated father has saved his three-year-old daughter’s school from closure – by BUYING it for £1 million. Generous Matt Hill, 38, was devastated when he heard Olivia’s school, The Mill School in Potterne, Wilts., would be forced to close at the end of the summer term. He could not bear the thought of her…

Champion juggler struck off teaching register

Champion juggler struck off teaching register

April 12, 2011 | by | 15 Comments

A world record-breaking juggler and maths teacher who slapped a female student’s thighs during a lesson in circus tricks has been struck off. Pervy Benjamin Beever, 34, also bragged to students about fathering a female teacher’s baby and asked another pupil if her mother or sister was single. He also screamed ”bollocks” at an IT…

Europe’s oldest brain discovered

Europe’s oldest brain discovered

March 29, 2011 | by | 2 Comments

Archaeologists have uncovered the oldest BRAIN in Europe in a decapitated skull — dating back 2,500 years. The cranium, belonging to the victim of a bloody ritual killing, was discovered in a muddy pit in Heslington, during an excavation by the University of York. A researcher found the solitary skull lying face down in the…

Teacher recruitment advert features incorrect maths sum

Teacher recruitment advert features incorrect maths sum

March 22, 2011 | by | 0 Comments

The latest Government TV advert to recruit teachers was ridiculed today after a 15-year-old boy spotted that it features an incorrect maths sum. Eagle-eyed boffin Chris Coombs, 15, noticed the mistake in the 30-second advert, which is regularly shown on Channel 4 and ITV. The Government-funded clip shows the teacher writing ‘(g2)7 = g?’ on…

Exeter University to charge £9,000 tuition fees

Exeter University to charge £9,000 tuition fees

March 2, 2011 | by | 0 Comments

A university today announced it was set to become the first in Britain outside of the elite institutions to charge students the maximum tuition fees of £9,000 a year. Exeter University joins Oxford, Cambridge and Imperial College London as an small group of universities which plan to impose the maximum fees. MPs voted in 2010…

Joanna Lumley sparks debate with ‘children have no morals’ comments

Joanna Lumley sparks debate with ‘children have no morals’ comments

March 1, 2011 | by | 1 Comment

Joanna Lumley has set off a ferocious debate after claiming that British children’s morals are ‘slack’. The Absolutely Fabulous star, 64, made the comments during an interview with the Radio Times. She said: “We are very slack with our moral codes for children these days. Nowadays, children find it laughably amusing to shoplift and steal….

Eton teacher convicted of sexually abusing 10-year-old child

Eton teacher convicted of sexually abusing 10-year-old child

February 9, 2011 | by

A teacher who worked at Eton College while Prince Harry was a pupil is facing jail after being convicted of sexually abusing a 10-year-old girl. Vile David Rachel, 45, who coached the rowing team at the elite establishment, abused the girl when he was a teenager. Rachel, who also coached the junior British rowing team,…

Mum left outraged after school bans Penguin chocolate bars

Mum left outraged after school bans Penguin chocolate bars

February 8, 2011 | by | 8 Comments

A mum-of-three was left p-p-perplexed after her local primary slapped a lunchbox ban – on Penguin bars. Parents are furious at a new healthy eating policy where all chocolate, crisps, biscuits – and even peanut butter – are confiscated from children’s packed lunches. Mum Karen Dunne, 39, was stunned when her children Ryan, 11, and…

Lesbian teacher banned from profession after bombarding colleague with explicit messages

January 28, 2011 | by | 0 Comments

A teacher sacked for threatening to stab a pupil has been banned from the profession – after bombarding a female colleague with gifts and sexually explicit messages. Disgraced former English teacher Trell O’Hara harassed Karen Smith over a period of six months – sending her sexual notes, romantic poetry and a dozen red roses. She…

Graduate who couldn’t find job crowned World Miss University

Graduate who couldn’t find job crowned World Miss University

December 17, 2010 | by | 0 Comments

A British graduate who took up modelling because she couldn’t find a job has been crowned World Miss University in an international beauty contest. Pretty Katie Farr, 24, won the Miss Leeds beauty pageant after she graduated from Leeds University with a politics degree. But she couldn’t find a job and began modelling full-time before…

Headteacher bans primary school Christmas party after rude graffiti is daubed in toilets

December 17, 2010 | by | 0 Comments

Primary school pupils were left in tears after their headteacher cancelled their Christmas party – as punishment for rude graffiti daubed in the girls’ toilets. Headteacher Hilary Walton made the decision after no one admitted responsibility for scrawling ”gutter language” in 12-inch high letters in a toilet cubicle on Wednesday. She cancelled the Christmas party…

Teacher who said the arrow on his tie pointed to his “big penis” guilty of misconduct

Teacher who said the arrow on his tie pointed to his “big penis” guilty of misconduct

December 16, 2010 | by | 0 Comments

A male teacher who told two teenage girl pupils his tie was ”an arrow pointing to my big penis” has been found guilty of misconduct. HALL OF SHAME: WEIRD CRIME GALLERY Creepy Rodney Williams, 45, made the comments to two Year Nine pupils during a design and technology class. After removing his tie to clean…

Pink Floyd guitarist David Gilmour’s son caught swinging from Cenotaph

Pink Floyd guitarist David Gilmour’s son caught swinging from Cenotaph

December 10, 2010 | by | 1 Comment

The son of Pink Floyd legend Dave Gilmour has apologised after he was seen swinging from the Cenotaph at yesterday’s student protests in London. Charlie Gilmour was pictured swinging from the Whitehall memorial on a Union Jack – a despicable scene that has been widely condemned. In a statement, the 21-year-old Cambridge University student expressed…

Sex/Education: Teacher disciplined after playing porn to pupils

December 9, 2010 | by | 0 Comments

A female teacher at a Church of England primary school has been disciplined after she brought in her own video machine to class – and accidentally played a PORN film to pupils. The teacher was trying to show an educational programme to a group of ten-year-olds when a series of lewd scenes suddenly flashed up…

Bristol student protests turn nasty with ten arrests

Bristol student protests turn nasty with ten arrests

November 30, 2010 | by | 34 Comments

Ten people were arrested today as thousands of students protested on the streets of Bristol. Police were forced to close the M32 motorway as the mob – many of whom lit flares – marched into the city centre. Most protested peacefully but some demonstrators covered their faces with scarves and masks as they jostled with…

Headteacher forced to apologise after school report contained 14 errors

Headteacher forced to apologise after school report contained 14 errors

November 30, 2010 | by | 0 Comments

A red-faced headteacher was forced to apologise after a school report was sent to a parent containing a staggering 14 spelling mistakes and grammatical errors. The bungling form tutor sent the ”shocking” email to the parents of a pupil in her class at Gleed Girls’ Technology College, in Spalding, Lincs. It contained simple spelling mistakes…

Firework-throwing Bristol students protest against tuition fee hikes

Firework-throwing Bristol students protest against tuition fee hikes

November 24, 2010 | by | 14 Comments

Hundreds of protestors gathered in the city of Bristol in protest at the tuition fee hike – with some even throwing FIREWORKS. Police were forced to shut two streets as around one thousand students congregated with placards – grid locking traffic in the busy centre for hours. Some demonstrators used scarves and masks to cover…