(THE LOCAL) — A French teacher has landed himself in hot water after allegedly showing a class of 11-year-olds the notoriously ultraviolent horror movie ‘Saw.’ It’s only the latest instance of outrageous recent behaviour by a French teacher.

Jean-Baptiste Clément, a maths teacher at a college in Colombes, near Paris, is alleged to have shown a class full of 11-year-old pupils the infamously gruesome horror movie ‘Saw,’ on Monday.

Clément told the children: “This will be your first horror film,” according to French radio Europe 1.

According to a father of one of the pupils at the school in Hautes-de-Seine, in the north-western suburbs of Paris, he first discovered the extraordinary screening when his young son came home from school.

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