Miramar Central School

But they were all registered, surely?

I wonder what the NZEI is going to say about their registered teachers and their chosen form of punishment?

What will Chris Hipkins say about these union members and registered teachers?

Children were repeatedly locked in a darkened, cell-like room at a primary school as punishment for bad behaviour.

Education officials launched an investigation at Miramar Central School in Wellington after a behaviour therapist found a 11-year-old disabled boy alone and distraught in the cupboard-sized room, with no way to get out.

The boy, who is autistic with the mental age of a toddler, was one of at least 10 children – mainstream and special needs – put in the “time out” room within the past year, largely without parent knowledge or consent.

While the use of the room was not illegal, it was “outmoded”, the investigation found.

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