North Swindon PCSOs say sorry to residents in Haydonleigh for frequently swapping on alarms during consideration with four-year-olds
Police have apologised to local residents for frequently expending their alarms on a residential street while settling a debate with primary school pupils over whether the racket is “woo-woo” or “nee-nah”.
North Swindon police parish reinforcement police said the students at Haydonleigh primary school had been subdivided over how to describe the reverberate of the sirens.
Four-year-old pupils in three acknowledgment world-class, who were in their first full week at academy, were being given a demonstration on emergency services by the police when the question arose.
” Apologies to anyone in the Haydonleigh area who may have been disturbed by our alarms yesterday morning- the PCSOs were at the primary school having a very important debate with the brand-new acknowledgment year children about whether they exit nee-nah or woo-woo ,” the police said here on Facebook.
The post became viral, with headteacher Frances Billinge saying “shes been” devastated by the reaction.” I am so proud that it’s one innocent question from one of our four-year-olds and it’s gone world-wide, with such devotion ,” she said.” Parents and staff are in stupor but it’s a real sentimentality of respect. And it’s funny .”
Unable to come to a conglomerate inference having repeatedly discovered the alarm, pupils maintained a class referendum, with “woo-woo” acquire by 60 to 26.
Pupils were asked to acquire the racket themselves before electing, Billinge said.” I would encourage everyone who is confused as to what they think to try to imitate the noise themselves and understand what they come out with ,” she said.
Emergency services use at least six different kinds of alarms in the UK. Police, fire and ambulance vehicles are also able to make sounds in different colors, and diversify them according to whether they are in a built-up neighborhood or not.
Different countries also use different descriptions . In France a siren starts” bolt pon”, in Italy it’s” nino nino”, in Russia” wiu wiu”, and in the Philippines it is” wang wang wang “.
The debate at Haydonleigh primary may not be over hitherto. The students will have inspects from ambulances and fire engines in the course of the coming fortnight, Billinge said.” The police asked me to settle the debate, but I have to say, I don’t think it’s either. I think it sounds like a waw-waw ,” she said.