Skip to main content
article icon

Classroom assistant pierces world record for loudest scream

Article | Published in TES Newspaper on 27 October, 2000

A TEACHING assistant proved why she's so effective in the classroom this week when she broke the world record for the loudest scream.

Jill Drake, 48, let out her amazing yell of 129 decibels - one higher than the previous record - while taking pat in a competition at the Millennium Dome as part of the Greenwich attraction's half-term activities.

When told she was officially the loudest person in the world, Jill, of Tenterden, Kent, said: "I knew I was loud, but not that loud."



Subscribe to the magazine

as yet unrated

Comment (1)

  • Common guys, this I good opportunity for math... What's is a one db gain? 10 to the power of 0.1 = 1.26 or 26% louder than the second loudest person on earth.

    Unsuitable or offensive? Report this comment

    23:39
    13 May, 2013

    Hjjffhhh

Add your comment

Subscribe to the magazine

Related articles

More Articles

Join TES for free now

Join TES for free now

Four great reasons to join today...

1. Be part of the largest network of teachers in the world – over 2m members
2. Download over 600,000 free teaching resources
3. Get a personalized email of the most relevant resources for you delivered to your inbox.
4. Find out first about the latest jobs in education