I Remember The First Time I Was Tawsed By A Teacher

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    Tantrums In Primary 1, Acceptance In P5

    The story of my first strapping is shameful to recall. It happened towards the end of P1, I think - certainly I was still in Infants. I don't know what heinous crime I had committed - probably disobedience of some kind - but I was sentenced to be strapped and wouldn't hold out my...
    deleted deleted
    26-30
    Aug 8, 2011

    Harsh Leather Discipline

    I was at school at an ancient plac e on the south coast of England. During the war we had another school evacuated to us from a nearby town. Onm the other school's staff was an old teacher who originated from Scotland and, if we misbehaved, he would use a heavy, three-tailed...
    miles2662 miles2662
    70+, M
    6 Responses Aug 17, 2010

    First School Belting

    I was 11 or 12 and had started secondary school only about 2 weeks. It was in art class and the teacher had a fearsome reputation as good "at drawing the belt" not in an artistic fashion. I was chatting to my desk mate, a girl I knew and liked from my primary school. Anyway...
    Liam60s Liam60s
    46-50
    4 Responses Jul 24, 2012

    We moved to Scotland

    when I was 13 from England .I was somewhat of a rebel n have recieved cane over bottom previously. But scotland was a whole ne ball game...the tawse. I recieved 6 across the hands with a xh tawse as my wlecome to the new school within 30 minutes of walking in for talking in...
    thegaychef thegaychef
    56-60, M
    5 Responses Jul 16, 2014

    I was belted by an art teacher,

    I got four stokes for speaking and then six for " cheating" by his way of it. I wish that somebody could see this today! I would love to get belted again as it has made me a bit of a masochist. Oh to have six really hard ones on crossed hands followed by six of the cane
    GraemeS GraemeS
    61-65, M
    4 Responses May 17, 2014

    Tawsed Every Week

    When I went to secondery school in Edinburgh I had a maths teacher called Mrs Patterson who I secrtly worshiped. She was very middle class and quite mature.I used to play up until she belted me and then I would thank her(at first this surprised her). I think now, that she...
    williamscott williamscott
    61-65
    4 Responses Mar 27, 2012

    Lochgelly Tawse

    Hi The BBC One Show on the 15/08/11 had a feature about the Lochgelly tawse, although it does show some other models. Available to watch on BBC iplayer for anyone who missed it.
    tawsemaker tawsemaker
    51-55, M
    1 Response Aug 16, 2011

    Corporal Punishment Reminiscences Forum: Do

    you have an interest in reading and submitting reminiscences of corporal punishment, as given in the "good old days"? Did YOU yourself get corporal punishment at school or at home? The new CP Rem Forum may be the place for you! The forum is a spin off site, from the Yahoo Group...
    goodyukuk goodyukuk
    36-40, M
    1 Response Jul 2, 2015

    The Pe Class

    I managed to avoid the belt until I went to secondary school and it was just a few weeks later when I was in the PE class that I experienced it for the first time. The class had finished and we were all getting changed when someone wolf whistled at the female teacher walking past...
    duntyboy duntyboy
    46-50, M
    2 Responses Nov 14, 2011
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