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Most ridiculous thing kids have ever asked you

Discussion in 'Secondary' started by bigpedro, Jul 14, 2012.

  1. bigpedro

    bigpedro New commenter

    "sir, who would win in a fight between you and the headteacher?"
    "sir, why are you a teacher if you don't like kids?" (the response naturally was, "I generally do but there's always exceptions" with a wink)
    "sir, can i borrow your car to drive home and get my dinner money?" (said quite genuinely and not for laughs by a y9)
  2. Middlemarch

    Middlemarch Star commenter

    This was asked in my second headship by a pair of Y8 boys: 'Miss, are you married to Mr ______?' (he was one of my deputies).
    I still have no idea whatever why they thought I might be married to him.
  3. Mrs_Frog

    Mrs_Frog New commenter

    "Have you ever seen a constipated giraffe?"
    MF x
  4. Muttley_in_the_Midlands

    Muttley_in_the_Midlands New commenter

    These are brilliant!

    How about asking the Year 7 tutor group whether there was anyone interested in cricket to go and see Mr xxxx. Likely Lad pipes up, "Well I like cricket but I don't want to play in test matches."
  5. shamsh

    shamsh Occasional commenter

    A boy told me one afternoon that he'd swallowed a (chocolate) Minstrel at lunchtime, he was really worried he was going to die because he'd accidentally swallowed it whole. This was about an hour and a half after lunch and he was 17...surely old enough to realise if he was going to choke it would have been much earlier on?
  6. 'What's a clitoris, Miss?. In the middle of a Year 8 lesson on electromagnets.
  7. I think kids saying things like this is a reason I love teaching. Never a dull moment!
  8. Goldopals

    Goldopals New commenter

    We were discussing the Ancient Greek Olympics and that athletes competed naked. A year 7 said "So did the Ancient Greeks turn on the TV to see naked people then?"
  9. A fifth year pupil asked the TD teacher (whilst doing his coursework for GCSE)
    "how do you spell L.E.D?"
  10. I got asked "Miss, how do you spell Literacy?" (I nearly died inside)
  11. 'have you ever shared a flat with Bob Hoskins?'
    'Why red pen?'

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