Just a brief scan of some highlights (or lowlights) of the Puddlecote boy's 2008/9 experience can attest to the priorities Labour have placed in primary schools, for example.No such beating around the bush from Tuckswood Primary School in Norwich. Their jugend are used for much more ambitious projects.
- For Easter, a trip to the town centre, picking up litter to save the enironment.
Children will be pulling over cars in Norwich later this month in an event designed to educate drivers about the dangers of breaking the speed limit.Primary school. That's 11 and under. Pulling over cars and issuing speeding fines. And a lecture. To adults.
On Friday May 21 officers from Lakenham and Tuckswood Safer Neighbourhood Team will be carrying out speed checks with the help of a group of pupils from Tuckswood Primary School.
Motorists caught driving above the 30mph limit will be stopped and given a warning or a fixed penalty ticket by the school children.
Great way to foster respect for one's elders, doncha think? That must be the 'progress' they're all talking about.
Apparently, the war on motorists is now over ... but has anyone told the kids yet?
I'm beyond staggered.
H/T Ian PJ who I've since noticed tweeted it from Gawain