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    • birtley90
    • By birtley90 12th Jul 17, 1:25 PM
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    Teacher told child she could wet herself
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    • 12th Jul 17, 1:25 PM
    Teacher told child she could wet herself 12th Jul 17 at 1:25 PM
    My daughter year 6 asked the teacher if she could go to the toilet during the afternoon but was refused. She waited a bit and asked again but was told to wait until hometime. My daughter said she couldn't wait that long and the teacher replied with "If you can't wait you will just have to wet yourself"

    Fuming with the teacher!
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    • IAmWales
    • By IAmWales 12th Jul 17, 1:26 PM
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    Have you asked the teacher for their version of events?
    • gettingtheresometime
    • By gettingtheresometime 12th Jul 17, 1:29 PM
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    • 12th Jul 17, 1:29 PM
    Wasn't there a similar thread recently?
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    • birtley90
    • By birtley90 12th Jul 17, 1:29 PM
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    • 12th Jul 17, 1:29 PM
    Yes she said it was a joke, but my daughter was still not allowed to go to the toilet
    • kathrynha
    • By kathrynha 12th Jul 17, 1:30 PM
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    • 12th Jul 17, 1:30 PM
    Been a few of these threads recently. You need to speak to the teacher, find out their version, then deal with it from there.


    Will say though, a year 6 pupil will be moving to secondary school in just a couple of months, and the rules will be stricter there
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    • birtley90
    • By birtley90 12th Jul 17, 1:32 PM
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    • 12th Jul 17, 1:32 PM
    Been a few of these threads recently. You need to speak to the teacher, find out their version, then deal with it from there.


    Will say though, a year 6 pupil will be moving to secondary school in just a couple of months, and the rules will be stricter there
    Originally posted by kathrynha
    I think it is appalling to deny anyone the toilet, let alone a 11 year old girl
    • fizz
    • By fizz 12th Jul 17, 1:33 PM
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    A 6 year old should be able to hold themselves...move on.

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    • Pollycat
    • By Pollycat 12th Jul 17, 1:36 PM
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    • 12th Jul 17, 1:36 PM
    Wasn't there a similar thread recently?
    Originally posted by gettingtheresometime
    Here we go:
    http://forums.moneysavingexpert.com/showthread.php?t=5665398&highlight=toilet
    Different age though.

    Yes she said it was a joke, but my daughter was still not allowed to go to the toilet
    Originally posted by birtley90
    To the OP:
    So are you leaving it at that or do you plan to take it further?
    • Mojisola
    • By Mojisola 12th Jul 17, 1:36 PM
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    An 11 year old girl may need the toilet for reasons other than having a wee. Are the school okay with the idea that a girl should spend the rest of the day sitting in bloody clothes?
    • kathrynha
    • By kathrynha 12th Jul 17, 1:37 PM
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    I think it is appalling to deny anyone the toilet, let alone a 11 year old girl
    Originally posted by birtley90

    Needs more details before you say that. Did the event happen just after lunch? as the teacher was explaining something vital? was it 10 minutes before the end of the day? Did more than one person ask at once? etc.


    I also have an 11 year old daughter, and she is quite capable of holding it till she can get to a toilet

    A 6 year old should be able to hold themselves...move on.

    fizz.
    Originally posted by fizz

    We are talking an 11 year old here!
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    • jondav
    • By jondav 12th Jul 17, 1:38 PM
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    I think it is appalling to deny anyone the toilet, let alone a 11 year old girl
    Originally posted by birtley90
    At that age she should be able to hold it, or at least know that she should try to go at break times, even if she doesn't feel like it.
    • fizz
    • By fizz 12th Jul 17, 1:39 PM
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    I think it is appalling to deny anyone the toilet, let alone a 11 year old girl
    Originally posted by birtley90

    Well that is really taking the p!ss isn't it......

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    • birtley90
    • By birtley90 12th Jul 17, 1:41 PM
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    Certainly considering taking it further, just was a bit unsure on whether it was common practice, seems harsh to me
    • birtley90
    • By birtley90 12th Jul 17, 1:44 PM
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    It was 40 minutes after lunch, quite reasonable in my eyes to need a wee after lunch. She had to wait 1hr and half
    • birtley90
    • By birtley90 12th Jul 17, 1:45 PM
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    An 11 year old girl may need the toilet for reasons other than having a wee. Are the school okay with the idea that a girl should spend the rest of the day sitting in bloody clothes?
    Originally posted by Mojisola
    My thoughts precisely
    • Pollycat
    • By Pollycat 12th Jul 17, 1:45 PM
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    Certainly considering taking it further, just was a bit unsure on whether it was common practice, seems harsh to me
    Originally posted by birtley90
    To me, it's this bit that I would find odd:
    Yes she said it was a joke, but my daughter was still not allowed to go to the toilet
    Originally posted by birtley90
    Why would a teacher make a joke about an 11 year old asking to go to the toilet?
    And if it was a joke, why didn't she let her go?

    The response you say you got from the teacher sounds 'off' to me.
    • Pollycat
    • By Pollycat 12th Jul 17, 1:47 PM
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    My thoughts precisely
    Originally posted by birtley90
    So was your daughter having her period or expecting her period at the time she asked to go to the toilet?

    If she was, what did the teacher say when you pointed out the reason she wanted to go to the toilet?

    If she wasn't on her period, she wouldn't have been sat in bloody clothes.
    • Guest101
    • By Guest101 12th Jul 17, 1:48 PM
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    Sounds like she needs to be told that toilet breaks are during break time
    • birtley90
    • By birtley90 12th Jul 17, 1:52 PM
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    So was your daughter having her period or expecting her period at the time she asked to go to the toilet?

    If she was, what did the teacher say when you pointed out the reason she wanted to go to the toilet?

    If she wasn't on her period, she wouldn't have been sat in bloody clothes.
    Originally posted by Pollycat
    No she wasn't, but the teacher was not to know that when she asked to go toilet
    • jondav
    • By jondav 12th Jul 17, 1:52 PM
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    It was 40 minutes after lunch, quite reasonable in my eyes to need a wee after lunch. She had to wait 1hr and half
    Originally posted by birtley90
    My thoughts precisely
    Originally posted by birtley90
    Oh please! If it was 40 minutes after lunch, she should have gone then.
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