Parents were shocked to get a text from their children’s school saying their bad parking had caused a near miss during the morning drop-off.
The text said two pupils were almost hit by a car outside the school gates on Thursday morning.School-run motorists are the worst, there's no question.
The school run is a heated topic at Seahaven Academy in Newhaven, where there are building works, and teachers have tried to stop parents from dropping their children outside the gates.
But parent Daniele Clark, 47, blamed the school for the poor parking situation and criticised the “inconsiderate” text.Wha...?
She said: “You get that text and you’re wondering if it’s your child.
“I don’t think a text is appropriate. It’s inconsiderate.
“I hope the kids’ parents at least got a call.
“There will soon be hundreds more students and hundreds more cars with the new junior school.”God forbid any of them walk, or get the bus...
Grandmother Tarina Breeds, who lives in the same road as the school, said those driving their children in were at fault.
She said: “It puts my heart in my mouth when I am crossing the road with my grandchildren, it has become so, so dangerous, with double parking, speeding, and parking on the roundabout – because they insist on driving the kids to school.”The kids that will no doubt be learning all about 'man made climate change' in class, and never seeing the irony...