Feb 092011
 
 February 9, 2011  Posted by  Non-U.S., Surveillance, Youth & Schools

Pupils at Coventry’s Stoke Park School are being watched by an astonishing 112 CCTV cameras, the Telegraph can reveal.

Stoke Park School & Community Technology College, in Dane Road, has 79 security cameras inside its buildings and 33 outside. The startling statistic has led to accusations of “over the top snooping”.

It is easily the most-watched school in the city – with more than three times the number of cameras of the next highest.

The school says the cameras are needed to keep pupils safe.

But a teachers’ union and a national campaign group have criticised the figures.

Read More http://www.coventrytelegraph.net/news/coventry-news/2011/02/09/coventry-s-stoke-park-school-has-112-cctv-cameras-92746-28140250/”>Coventry Telegraph

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