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School Prefects in the UK

Just curious to find out if your school has prefects and what their powers are. Are they used fairly?
Does your school have prefects
Yes
No
If so how are they selected
All sixth formers
Some sixth formers
All year 11 pupils
Some year 11 pupils
Other
Do the prefects have disciplinary powers?
no
Yes, can give detention
Yes, can give lines
Yes, can give punishment essay
Yes, can assign, jobs such as picking up litter
Yes, can report to teacher for punishment
If only some pupils in year 11 or 6th form are prefects, can they punish other members of their school year
Yes
No
Do prefects use their powes fairly at your school?
Yes
No
Are you glad that your school has prefects
Yes
No
Have you ever been punished by a prefect
Yes
No
If yes, then how?
100 Lines
200 lines
300 lines
more than 300 lines
other written work
detention
reported to teacher for punishment
other (please post)
If you were punished by a prefect did you deserve it
no
yes, but punishment was too severe
yes, punishment was about right
yes, punishment was not severe enough
Did your prefect punishment change anything about your behaviour in school?
Yes, would not commit the same offence
Yes, would try harder not to get caught
No, don't care about being punished
No, prefects would find another reason to punish me
If you did not think the prefect system was fair, would you still agree to be a prefect if offered the position
Yes
No
This poll was created on 2002-06-03 17:43:50 by peterhayes85