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Gavin Williamson wants a crackdown on pupil behaviour – 9 comprehensive takedowns

After a year of educational turmoil, the minister most closely associated with many of the problems – Gavin Williamson – has decided that children lack ‘discipline and order’.

Despite protestations of teachers, the Secretary of State for Education is launching a drive to deal with the bad behaviour he insists has resulted from homeschooling and disruption, including a plea to schools to ban mobile phones.

Some people felt a certain irony was at play.

Whether it was that or the fact that he appeared to have no evidence to back his policy, the consensus was clear – ‘could do better’.

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Writer, John O’Farrell, was pretty certain he’d spotted some unruly behaviour.

Perhaps somebody should confiscate their phones.

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