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Would it be petty to complain to the school about this?

(16 Posts)
Worried83 Sat 30-Jan-16 16:07:17

Ds 13, came home from school yesterday with purple felt tip scribbled all over the back of he's neck.

Some clown thought it would be funny (not a friend by the way).

It's actually pissed me off,he had no right. Would I come across as one of 'those' neurotic mums if I called to complain about this?

TeenAndTween Sat 30-Jan-16 17:22:28

Yes (sorry)

titchy Sat 30-Jan-16 17:23:52

Yep! It washes off easily enough...

MajesticSeaFlapFlap Sat 30-Jan-16 17:24:23

Hes 13, can he not sort it himself?

Stillunexpected Sat 30-Jan-16 17:25:28

Yes.

Stillunexpected Sat 30-Jan-16 17:25:57

Oh, and aged 13, I would remember that there are two sides to every story.

PotteringAlong Sat 30-Jan-16 17:26:03

Yes.

ThirtyNineWeeks Sat 30-Jan-16 17:30:03

I don't understand the question.

TheCatsMeow Sat 30-Jan-16 17:30:47

Was he upset about it? Is there bullying?

If the answer is no, I wouldn't complain

mudandmayhem01 Sat 30-Jan-16 17:30:54

If it was part on ongoing bullying that the school was failing to deal with ynbu, otherwise yes.

Terribleknitter Sat 30-Jan-16 17:36:51

Unless it's an ongoing bullying issue (which you would be absolutely right to complain) then yes you'll be seen as one of those parents.
It's a silly childish scribble that's all.

BoGrainger Sat 30-Jan-16 17:50:23

Did you see what he did to the other kid? grin

enderwoman Sat 30-Jan-16 17:56:28

Yes. Surely your son gave the latest d a piece of his mind at the time that he discovered this?
If you asked your son this question I'm sure that he could reassure you that it's fine not to go to the school?

Lurkedforever1 Sat 30-Jan-16 20:11:17

Not only would you be that parent, but your son would also be that child amongst his peers.

Terribleknitter Sat 30-Jan-16 20:41:32

DS came home last year with an anatomically perfect and rather graphic penis drawn on his blazer. By his best friend. Now that I was pissed off about! -- although Numpty son thought it was hilarious--

Sadik Sat 30-Jan-16 20:49:24

DD comes home all the time (well, maybe not so much now she's higher up the school) 'decorated' with felt tip pen - I think they sit and doodle on each other to pass the time confused

As others have said, if it's a bullying issue then absolutely do say something, but if it's just mucking around, not quite sure what the problem is.

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