High, sir! Britain's tallest teacher.TEACHER Anthony Phillips is in a class of his own - at 6ft 103/4ins he's Britain's tallest sir.
Naturally the pupils - including 11-year-old Sarah Benn, who is just 4ft - all look up to him.
The giant geography teacher also towers over other members of staff at the Holy Trinity Trinity, doctrine in Christianity
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He said: "The pupils get used to my height and it does not bother them."
Anthony realised he could lay claim to a record when he read an article about the Tall Persons Club of Great Britain Great Britain, officially United Kingdom of Great Britain and Northern Ireland, constitutional monarchy (2005 est. pop. 60,441,000), 94,226 sq mi (244,044 sq km), on the British Isles, off W Europe. The country is often referred to simply as Britain. .
He said: "They said the tallest teacher was 6ft 10ins, but I can beat that."
He admits he does have one problem at school - banging his head.
He said: "I have to duck under every door."
Anthony's wife Diane is just 5ft 6in. He said: "We got married last year and the wedding photographs do look a bit odd."
His height made the teacher, now 29, the star of his school basketball team and was also handy in his first job as a policeman policeman /po·lice·man/ (pah-les´min) a glass rod with a piece of rubber tubing on one end, used as a stirring rod and transfer tool in chemical analysis.
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Despite his impressive height, Anthony has some growing to do to catch up with Britain's tallest man. He's Christopher Greener Christopher Paul Greener (born in 1943) is the United Kingdom's second tallest British-born man (after Neil Fingleton) at 7 ft 6 ¼ in (230 cm) in height. Greener, from a very young age, had a tumour at the base of his pituitary gland, which controls the release of human growth , 54, of Hayes, Kent, who stands at 7ft 6 and a quarter inches.