First film to be released by Simon Pegg and Nick Frost's production company, Stolen Picture.

Filmed at Stowe School near Buckingham. The film's Director Crispian Mills and Cinematographer John de Borman are both former pupils at the school.

Slaughterhouse School is in Gloucestershire which is the same county as Sandford, the village from Hot Fuzz which also starred Simon Pegg and Nick Frost...hot fuzz sandford was based around wells somerset

The school's motto is shown to be Per Caedes Ad Astra, which is Latin for "Through Bloodshed to the Stars."

After Mr. Chips dies, Willoughby says, "Goodbye, Mr. Chips." In 'Goodbye Mr. Chips' (1939),Young schoolteacher Charles Edward Chipping imposes strict discipline on his young charges at a Victorian-era English public school.