Don't Tell The Teacher by Gervase Phinn

Don't Tell The Teacher

Written by Gervase Phinn

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Children love nothing better than doing things they know their teacher would rather they didn’t.

These poems are full of fun and a bit of cheek too.


Don't Tell The Teacher by Gervase Phinn

Presents a collection of poetry on family, teachers, pupils and the dreaded school inspector. New kids, disobedient deputy heads, school reports and fireworks, daydreamers and embarrassing mums all make an appearance.

About the Author

Gervase Phinn

Professor Gervase Phinn taught in a range of schools for fourteen years before becoming an education adviser and school inspector. He is now a freelance lecturer, broadcaster and writer, a consultant for the Open University, Honorary Fellow of St. John's College, York, Doctor of Letters (D.Litt) of the University of Leicester, Doctor of Letters (D.Litt) of The University of Hull and the Fellow and Visiting Professor of Education at The University of Teesside. In 2005 the highest academic award of Sheffield Hallam University, Doctor of the University (D.Univ.) was conferred upon him by the Chancellor, Professor Lord Robert Winston. In 2006 he became President of The School Library Association.

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Paperback (b Format)
80 pages


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Penguin Books Ltd

Publication date

3rd August 2006




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