Thursday, June 3, 2010

Pod People in England

The administrators who decided to leave the kid in a tree cannot be human beings. They have been replaced by vegetable pods
A boy of five was left stranded in a tree at school because of a bizarre health and safety policy - which banned teachers from helping him down.

The mischievous pupil climbed the 20ft tree at the end of morning break and refused to come down.

But instead of helping him, staff followed guidelines and retreated inside the school building to ‘observe from a distance’ so the child would not get ‘distracted and fall’.

The boy was only rescued after 45 minutes in the tree when passer-by Kim Barrett, 38, noticed the child and helped him down herself.

But instead of being thanked for her actions by the head teacher of the Manor School in Melksham, Wiltshire, she was reported to the police for trespassing.
Read the rest here but be prepared to be flabbergasted by the sheer unthinking callousness of the school administration.

H/T to David Codrea

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