Stealing at school
This is really a whinge, just need to get it off my chest, but comments would be greatly appreciated.
My son was rather unhappy when I picked him up from school yestereday. He had just had a sport lesson, where the teacher had become annoyed with him because he wasn't wearing his hat. They must wear hats when in the sun.
When I got to the bottom of it all, (difficult as he is 15 !), it turns out there is a culture of stealing hats out of people's bags, by people who had forgotten their hats. This is what happened to my son. It has his name in it.
How is this best handled, by me. I am pretty cranky to know this is going on, as to replace the cap costs $20 and I am not happy to do this.
Ideally I would like the teacher to check the names on caps, in the class.
The problem is "trust". I want my son to be truthful to me about what goes on, but he does not want me to go and blab at school about it. I certainly do not want to betray his trust.
My plan is to have a quiet word to one of the teachers.
And not tell my son I did !
Is this a good idea, do you think ?