Diane Gets the Slipper: When Diane is caught out of bounds she is awarded 500 lines and given detention, which means she will miss taking part in an important netball match. After some persuasion by her friends she asks for a slippering instead, which the headmistress agrees to, but first Diane has to witness three other girls being caned and slippered.
Heat to Her Seat!: When sixteen-year-old sophomore, Michelle, misbehaves in Mr Hammond's class, she is made to stay behind after recess for three sharp whacks with a heavy wooden paddle, the punishment being witnessed by a female teacher who is a friend of her mother.
Smoking Can Damage Your Bottom!: Caroline is a new girl at Stonegrove Public School, which was formerly boys only. Caught buying cigarettes from a shop in class time by the maths teacher, she is reported to the headmaster, Mr Grahame. Some of the girls in her dormitory doubt that he'd actually cane a girl - how wrong they were!
Assembly Caning: Maria is normally well-behaved, but is caught drinking, smoking, swearing and kissing her boyfriend in a local pub well known for serving underage drinkers. Her headmistress, feeling that she has brought the school into disrepute, decides that a public caning is in order. The caning is described in detail, and the reader can feel every stroke.
Kate's Detention: As part of her punishment for stealing books from the school library, Kate has been stripped of her prefect's status, and is attending the first of 7 detentions. Miss Holden, in charge of the first detention, is very strict, and 13 of the 16 girls present, including Kate, are punished for various infractions, their bottoms on the receiving end of a size 10 rubber-soled plimsoll and a particularly stingy cane.
Hot Pants: When five girls disobey the rules and wear hot pants to school, they are sent to see Mrs Powell, the senior mistress. Made to bend over a chair in her office, they are each subjected to a painful caning leaving them with hot bottoms and thighs as well as hot pants.
Sheila: In her third year at Redhill Secondary School, Sheila is caned for insolence to a teacher but subsequently manages to stay out of trouble for the next two years. However, when she bunks off school with her boyfriend they both end up getting a caning.
Elaine is Made an Example: Mr (Whack'em) Wickham has a reputation as a strict disciplinarian, which Elaine, who is normally well-behaved, discovers to her cost when she is egged on by her classmates to throw his plimsoll out of the window. Having been sent to retrieve it, she is made to bend over a stool at the front of the class and receives six of the best from the stingy rubber-soled implement.
Sarah's Sore Bottom: Although one of the brightest girls in her glass, Sarah appears to have lost interest in schoolwork and is regularly disrupting the class. Finally, she is sent to see the senior mistress, Mrs Davis, who gives her six of the best and instructs her to return to her class to apologise.
Fiona Gets the Tawse: Fiona is constantly late for school, and lines and detention seem to have no effect on her. Stronger measures are clearly called for, and the headmistress is just the one to apply them.
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