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Pupils "terrified" of new behaviour policy.

Pupils "terrified" of new behaviour policy.

Parents say a school's new behaviour policy has left some pupils "terrified of making a mistake".

Students at Penistone Grammar School can be reprimanded for incidents such as forgetting a pen or leaving their shirt untucked and face action if they breach the rules six times in a week.

One parent at the school near Barnsley said children had been left "in tears".

School principal Jo Higgins said the system encouraged students to "make the right choices".

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