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School’s torch parade ban
9:35am Tuesday 10th July 2012 in Readers' Letters
FULL marks to Everest School, Basingstoke, for banning pupils from bunking off to watch the Olympic Torch relay.
As if school children don’t already take enough spuriously excused absences.
One deluded father expressed his view that such a diversion would be “educational” to the BBC’s South Today.
T J HICKMAN, Southampton.