UK Secondary school Introduces Unisex Toilets With CCTV Cameras Inside

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The Prestige

Parents are outraged after their children’s school in Somerset introduced unisex toilets with surveillance cameras inside.

Pupils between the ages of 11 to 16 have to share the gender neutral toilets at Buckler’s Mead Academy in Yeovil.

The school said that the cameras were needed due to vandalism and fighting and that the Security cameras were placed outside cubicles in toilet ‘communal areas’

The Mail Online reports: Pupils claim the cameras face the cubicle doors. 

Parents whose children attend Buckler’s Mead Academy in Yeovil, Somerset, say the move is ‘a breach of privacy’.

But staff at the school, rated good by Ofsted and attended by children aged 11 to 16, said the cameras were necessary because of vandalism.

One father said four students have already been excluded for damaging the cameras.

‘Four pupils including my son have been excluded,’…

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2 thoughts on “UK Secondary school Introduces Unisex Toilets With CCTV Cameras Inside”

  1. They have started putting cameras in the restrooms where I work (vandalism concerns) as well. They put notices outside the doors saying to use the room at their own risk as they are watching.
    I still don’t think it’s legal.

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