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Big Brother High: School that has 112 CCTV cameras – that’s one for every 10 pupils

Posted By admin On February 9, 2011 @ 8:18 am In Prison Planet | Comments Disabled

Daily Mail [1]
Wednesday, February 9, 2011

A school has been branded a ‘high security prison’ after it installed 112 CCTV cameras to spy on its pupils.

The sheer number means that there is now an average of one camera per 10 students at Stoke Park School and Community Technology College in Coventry.

The school – which has 1,090 pupils aged 11-18 – has 33 CCTV cameras covering the outside and 79 fixed inside the buildings and outside classrooms.

Governors spent around £10,000 on the cameras in the past 12 months after a spate of break-ins and thefts.

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[1] Daily Mail: http://www.dailymail.co.uk/news/article-1355154/Stoke-Park-School-112-CCTV-cameras-1-10-pupils.html

[2] The school with 100 spy cameras: ‘Big Brother’ system watches pupils everywhere: http://www.prisonplanet.com/the-school-with-100-spy-cameras-big-brother-system-watches-pupils-everywhere.html

[3] Big Brother CCTV to spy on pupils aged four – complete with CPS evidence kit: http://www.prisonplanet.com/big-brother-cctv-to-spy-on-pupils-aged-four-complete-with-cps-evidence-kit.html

[4] CCTV cameras being used in school changing rooms and toilets: http://www.prisonplanet.com/cctv-cameras-being-used-in-school-changing-rooms-and-toilets.html

[5] Schools put ‘Big Brother’ CCTV cameras in classrooms to monitor teachers’ performance: http://www.prisonplanet.com/schools-put-big-brother-cctv-cameras-in-classrooms-to-monitor-teachers-performance.html

[6] Schools ‘break law’ to spy on pupils: http://www.prisonplanet.com/schools-break-law-to-spy-on-pupils.html

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