The headteacher who made pupils wear goggles while playing conkers has admitted to starting the myth.
In an article published in The Guardian on 9 December, Shaun Halfpenny said that a child had originally asked if they could wear goggles.
I do a bit of Health & Safety work to help out here. Its a frustrating job, but also a lot more satisfying than my main work. The main cause of frustration is all the criticism of either doing too much or not enough. This sort of thing doesn't help...