Wauchope High will continue locking students' mobile phones in pouches under the campaign

Letitia Fitzpatrick
By Letitia Fitzpatrick
Updated July 15 2019 - 10:53pm, first published July 13 2019 - 6:00pm
WORKING WELL: Wauchope High principal Glen Sawle says the Yondr lockable pouches for students' phones are a success. Photo: Letitia Fitzpatrick.

Wauchope High hit the headlines in May when it became the first school in Australia to come up with a solution to the problem of students constantly looking at their mobiles.

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Letitia Fitzpatrick

Letitia Fitzpatrick

Senior journalist, Wauchope Gazette

Worked as a journalist and assistant producer for BBC news and current affairs in the UK, Ulster Television, Q Radio and the Irish News in Northern Ireland. Moved to Australia and joined Fairfax Media in 2016. Won a Rotary Paul Harris Fellowship award in 2018 for reporting the Pappinbarra bushfires and the subsequent Rotary appeal which raised $30,000.

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