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Dover school ticks off parents for smoking outside school gates

by | 20th, November 2015

Parents stood by the school gates at Dover’s Eythorne Elvington Community Primary pupils are being told off. The school’s headmistress, Liz Bird has issued parents with a directive: stop swearing and smoking by the gates.

Mrs Bird tells her local newspaper :

“I think it came out that a child had heard some parents swearing. They brought it to the school council where they can share their concerns and can discuss them. They feel very strongly about these things.”

In her newsletter she tells parents:

“We ask that smoking takes place well away from the school and appropriate language is used in the vicinity… The children at the school have a strong sense of what is right and what’s not right.”

Why is an adult smoking outside the school, stood on the pavement in the great outdoors, not right? The smoke from cigarettes can

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