Hello ladies and gentlemen, boys and girls (Pause) and 10C I’m here to talk about Reduce Reuse and Recycle…only joking I don’t plan on putting anyone to sleep, I am here to talk about whether or not Mobile Phones should be allowed in school.
Now I know where Mr Brannigan is coming from by not allowing phones on in class, because yes, they are a distraction, but what is wrong with having them on outside of class? I mean we are not being distracted from any work, yes it may physically slow some folk down but it won’t make much of a difference because half the boys already walk around as if they are in a MUSEUM! So there are practical reasons mobiles are banned but how serious are these reasons?
The first reason why mobiles should be allowed in school is, let’s say for instance Mrs Duncan suddenly collapses on the floor (GASP) we don’t know what to do we can’t get the nurse she is to far away and the steps to her room are murder. We can’t go to the office as it only open at break time and we certainly cant go to finance as they always try to kick up a fuss about money and will probably ask about an insurance claim but as we see poor Mrs Duncan drifting away Connor Mc Donagh stands up and says I have my mobile HURRAH, we quickly ring for the ambulance and Mrs D is saved (CLAP FOR CONNOR). This is just one scenario in which a mobile phone could be needed; it can be used in emergencies like this.
I researched this topic and one of the reasons suggested against the use of mobile phones is they can be used to cheat on tests. But I mean really? Mr Mc Gowans eyesight couldn’t be that bad (ROLL EYES), with the amount of teachers swarming the sports hall on test days it would be easy to see people whipping out there phone. I am not saying that mobile phones should be allowed all the time just at certain times of the day.
It isn’t the dark ages anymore. Why is this great invention being banned? It probably took...