Canes Unruly Teen Pupil
Miss Dines in
Clear After Girl`s Parents Complain
County Girls` Grammar School Headmistress, Miss Janet Dines, was
cleared of assault in court after the parents of teenager, Lynne
Simmonds, complained after their daugher had been caned when she
was sent to Miss Dines` study for eating crisps in a lesson.
said she was told to lift her dress and bend over, and Miss Dines
administered three strokes of the cane which left weals across
questioning it came to light that the crisp eating incident was
the last straw in a series of misdemeanours she`d committed, and
the case was thrown out with Miss Dines in the clear.