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That this headteacher has some rather draconian views

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Reallycantbebothered Tue 23-Jan-18 13:55:32

I'm wondering how this is going to go down with the parents and pupils www.dailypost.co.uk/news/north-wales-news/controversial-headmaster-warns-pupils-hell-14191653

ScipioAfricanus Tue 23-Jan-18 14:02:47

What a crazy move!

crunchymint Tue 23-Jan-18 14:05:51

It says he has done this in previous years, and this is a private school. So presumably the parents agree, even if the kids don't

Awwlookatmybabyspider Tue 23-Jan-18 14:07:45

He sounds bitter.

noblegiraffe Tue 23-Jan-18 14:09:16

Expelling students for being in relationships is bonkers. Is he going to expel them for having a social life too? How would he find out?

Fe2O3Girl Tue 23-Jan-18 14:15:04

He's got form for controversy - I dare say he enjoys the publicity. He's currently enjoying a lovely hotel in Hong Kong.

www.facebook.com/TobyBelfield/posts/10154885126861895

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MissionItsPossible Tue 23-Jan-18 14:21:38

He sounds deranged.

Butteredparsn1ps Tue 23-Jan-18 14:34:53

I'm not sure he could actually give worse Uni references though. I can imagine a few parents intervening at that point...

NWQM Tue 23-Jan-18 14:36:08

Wonder whether any pupil would have a case for libel if he knowingly falsified a reference.

HolyShet Tue 23-Jan-18 14:37:28

Reading between the lines I'd say there has been a safeguarding issue and loads of underage sex going on.

He sounds unhinged, and like someone trying to hang on to their job.

HolyShet Tue 23-Jan-18 14:38:26

Also like a 1950s misogynist but maybe people who pay £35k pa like that.

amusedbush Tue 23-Jan-18 14:42:45

He sounds utterly psychotic confused

incywincybitofa Tue 23-Jan-18 14:44:09

I suspect he doesn't actually do it, because at that level of school, one of the products parents are buying is the transition of their child to a decent university, if he does anything to hamper that most will take the £34,500 and their offspring elsewhere.
It may be that he has several parents who don't want their child to have a relationship in case it messes up their school work which might mess up their university application which would mess up many of those parents projected path for their teen.
I am sure someone can come along and defend the school but I am not sure that he is the sort of person I would want directing my child's time at school

Pengggwn Tue 23-Jan-18 14:58:41

Message withdrawn at poster's request.

Tallia Tue 23-Jan-18 15:02:06

It's a co-ed boarding school. Thus any underage sex etc during term time will happen whilst he's responsible for their welfare. Thus I imagine a need to take a harder line (use scare tactics etc) than your average day school, at which (generally) pupils even if they're having underage sex, are unlikely to be having sex whilst the teachers are actually responsible for the pupils.

SueSueDonahue Tue 23-Jan-18 15:03:53

"Top public school" ? 😂😂😂😂😂

No.

The real top public schools don't have deranged heads like this.

allertse Tue 23-Jan-18 15:10:11

Lol well if the kids behave appropriately then he will have no idea if they're in relationships or not and it's a complete non issue.

If they're snogging in front of him then maybe it's needed!

Tallia Tue 23-Jan-18 15:24:19

SueSue looks like (based on exam results anyway) they do pretty well: www.privateschools.co/league-tables/co-educational-boarding-schools/

(Though of course if they're kicking out students for showing interest in anything beyond their studies their results probably say more about their selection of pupils who are going to do well as they do quality of teaching)

Pengggwn Tue 23-Jan-18 15:49:29

Message withdrawn at poster's request.

apathyisland Tue 23-Jan-18 20:33:10

wow i bet their pastoral care is great sarcasm

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