WhatsApp groups you must ditch before sanity leaves the chat

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WhatsApp groups you must ditch before sanity leaves the chat

These are the group chats that should probably come with a health warning

Christina Hopkinson

Headteachers have long attempted to police the phones of pupils, but now they’re coming after those of their parents.

Jane Lunnon, head of academic powerhouse Wimbledon High School in London, has advised parents (and by this, we can presume she means mostly mothers) to avoid class WhatsApp groups set up to share details of physical education kit needed for netball matches and missing homework.

“Stay off the parents’ WhatsApp chat!” she writes in her new-year newsletter. “When your children are in secondary school, it’s time for them to take control of homework and other logistics.”..

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