Learn English Grammar From A–Z
- It is just really to keep a high profile in case pupils who do not want to go to school think it's all gone quiet so they can bunk off again.
- About 50,000 children in England bunk off school each day, despite the fact that millions of pounds have been spent on initiatives including town-centre truancy sweeps.
- He was always trying to encourage me to bunk off and go hang out in the caff at the park, but I being the goody-goody that I was always refused convinced I'd get caught.
- Teachers in a city with the second worst truancy record in the UK have accepted that the only way they can ensure pupils do not bunk off to watch matches is to show the games in school.
- Clarkson, then 17, had to bunk off from her A-levels, which angered her mother.
- I couldn't bunk off from classes because if I had been in school I would be spotted by everyone.
- No word yet on whether their own children will bunk off that Swiss finishing school or French lycée.
- Chris Tarrant puts crew members on the spot with a number of pertinent questions, including how they managed to bunk off so many lectures without getting thrown out of college.
- Reality also shows there are many reasons why kids bunk off.
- They were mostly away on the mainland, I later learnt, and those in school locally didn't bunk off.
- Management sometimes resists home working because they believe there is too much temptation to bunk off.
- Gerry and Sewell bunk off school, because they see no point in it.
- Honestly, it is well worth bunking off work altogether on these occasions, since the pleasure of watching the artless production economies more than repays the rows I get for missed deadlines.
- Working in pairs, education welfare and police officers drive around their designated patches looking for youngsters bunking off in popular haunts.
- The warning came as Essex officials announced that a truancy sweep yesterday netted 26 children bunking off in just two hours.
- I couldn't do it, and found myself (like many others) bunking off to have at least a couple of drags.
- Troublesome teens aged 14 to 18 land up in the prison's classrooms - many with a pretty negative attitude to education having bunked off for most of their school career.
- I bunked off from marriage like I bunked off from school.
- He could have feigned a headache maybe and bunked off for the afternoon and saved us all a bit of bother.
- But she said some children would always try to bunk off school and it was important to make them realise the seriousness of the situation, otherwise they would just keep on doing it.