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School Discipline

This poll relates to primary school(5-11) only. There will be a version for secondary school (11-16) when I get chance to write it. When you have answered this poll please do another of my polls here, http://www.misterpoll.com/polls/445945. Please feel free to make any comments either privately at the last question or in the forum. Thank you for taking the time.
Which decade were you at primary school (up to 11)?
1940s
1950s
1960s
1970s
1980s
1990s
2000 to now
Where are you from?
England/Wales
Scotland
Northern Ireland
Republic of Ireland
Europe
USA
Canada
Australia
New Zealand
Other. Please specify.
At primary school, age upto 11, what forms of discipline did you experience yourself?
Writing lines
Kept in at break times.
Corporal punishment.
Standing in corner.
Having to do extra work.
Sent to headmaster/headmistress.
Again, at primary school, if you were sent to the headmaster/mistress would you be smacked by them?
Yes
No
If you experienced corporal punishment how was this administered?
Smack with teachers hand
Slipper
Strap/Tawse/Belt
Ruler
Yard stick
Cane.
If you did not personally experience corporal punishment did you see or hear about your class mates being so punished?
No, corporal punishment was not used at my primary school.
Hand
Ruler
Strap
Yard stick
Slipper
Cane
At primary school, were you ever smacked or physically punished in front of your class mates or did you see others so punished?
No
Yes the teacher smacked my legs in front of class
Yes the teacher smacked my bottom in front of class
Yes I was slippered in front of class
Yes I was strapped in class
Yes I was caned on my hand in front of the class
Yes I was caned on my bottom in front of the class
I saw other boys have their legs smacked in front of the class
I saw other girls have their legs smacked in front of the class
I saw other boys have their bottom smacked in front of class
I saw other girls have their bottom smacked in front of class
I saw other boys strapped in front of class
I saw other girls strapped in front of class
I saw other boys caned on their hands in front of class
I saw other girls caned on their hands in front of class
I saw other boys caned on their bottom in front of class
I saw other girls caned on their bottom in front of class
Were you ever punished on the bare bottom at school?
No
Yes I was smacked by a male teacher on my bare bottom
Yes I was smacked by a female teacher on my bare bottom
Yes I was punished with an implement by a male teacher on my bare bottom. What implement?
Yes I was punished with an implement by a female teacher on my bare bottom. What implement?
Do you think it was worse being smacked by a male teacher or a female teacher?
I was never smacked by a teacher
I was only smacked by male teachers
I was only smacked by female teachers
I was smacked by both but it was worse being smacked by a male teacher
I was smacked by both but it was worse being smacked by a female teacher
I was smacked by both but I can't really say which was worse
If you think it was worse being smacked by a teacher of one sex over the other, was this because?
It was more embarrassing
Because it hurt more
I didn't answer the previous question that way
Other. Please describe
How about with the slipper?
I wasn't slippered at school
I was only slippered by male teachers
I was only slippered by female teachers
I was slippered by both but it was worse from a male teacher
I was slippered by both but it was worse from a female teacher
I was slippered by both but I can't really say which was worse
Again, why?
It was more embarrassing
It hurt more
I didn't answer the previous question that way
Other. Please describe.
And now the cane
I wasn't caned at school
I was only caned by male teachers
I was only caned by female teachers
I was caned by both but it was worse from a male teacher
I was caned by both but it was worse from a female teacher
I was caned by both but can't really say which was worse
And once more, why?
It was more embarrassing
It hurt more
I didn't answer the previous question that way
Other. Please describe
Do you think corporal punishment is effective and should be restored to primary school?
No it is not effective and should not be used in primary school
Yes it is effective but it should not be used in primary school
Yes it should be reinstated and used in primary school
Are you?
Male
Female
Are you the parent of a child of primary school age (5-11)
Yes
No. I am not a parent
No my child/ren are younger
No my child/ren are older
When you were of primary school age did your parents administer corporal punishment to you
No
Yes my parents smacked me
Yes my parents slippered me
Yes my parents strapped me
Yes my parents caned me
Yes my parents used some other implement on me. Please say what
Who punished you more at home during this time?
Pretty equal between mum and dad
Mum
Dad
Other female carer
Other male carer
I wasn't so punished
If you were punished at school, and your parents knew, would you expect to be punished at home too?
Yes I would definitely be smacked or punished with an implement
Yes I would definitely receive some other punishment
Yes I may have been smacked or punished with an implement
Yes I may have received some other punishment
No I would not be further punished
Please make any comments you wish
This poll was created on 2009-05-30 16:30:20 by Mr_Smack