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by | 25th, October 2004

‘FOR many parents the best part of the day is when they spin their child round three times, point them in the general direction of school and run home to watch This Morning.

Clive had no trouble working out how much he hated his parents

Little Armani and Rennet are now officially “someone else’s problem child”. For as long as the school class lasts, mum and dad are free.

But not so for parents of schoolchildren at Sunnybank Preparatory School in Burnley, Lancashire.

The Telegraph reports that pupils at this leading-edge establishment are filmed in their classroom from the minute they start school until the second of their leaving.

Mum and dad can monitor their nippers’ behaviour by logging onto a website and watching the school in something called “real time”.

“If the child is upset,” says Barbara Cross, the school’s head teacher, “rather than the mum stay inside, she can watch on screen to make sure her child has settled down.

“Before this, some parents wouldn’t believe us. Now they can see with

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