Thieves will not be tolerated in this school.
I have a very specific method of dealing with pupils who steal things that don’t belong to them. One such student stands before me now as I question his behaviour. I am a very busy woman and in the mood for no nonsense; he is reprimanded before I collect my heavy, leather tawse to doll out a deserved and truly just punishment.
Twelve hard strokes, six to each palm. The disgraceful boy should think himself lucky to have gotten away that easily.