E48 Things are looking up

Things were starting to improve a great deal for me and it was mainly to do with my training three times a week.Now, this is widely known and many more people go to the gym or do some form of exercise. Back in the 90s, this was a rarity and there weren’t many people whoContinue reading “E48 Things are looking up”

E44 More Famous Pupils and the Music Teacher Mystery

There is a couple of people I forgot to mention from my class in the previous episodes.Helen Cameron was one of the clever kids and we are still in touch on Facebook. We don’t talk much but when I went back to school I got a lot of encouragement from her and it went aContinue reading “E44 More Famous Pupils and the Music Teacher Mystery”

E42 Form 7.8

The school year was in full swing and we had all begun to adapt to this new way of schooling which seemed alien to what we were used to.I had my struggles with the subjects but even some of the other kids were finding it a little hard to adapt. We were class 8 outContinue reading “E42 Form 7.8”

E41 Gateacre Comp

We had been in high school for about a week and had begun to settle into our routine.All of us had got lost at least once as we would have to go to a new classroom for every lesson. Our form tutor Steve Harvey would also be our English teacher this year.This was welcomed byContinue reading “E41 Gateacre Comp”

E39 The End of Juniors

It was great to be back in school with my friends and even though I had been gone for less than ten days it felt a lot longer.I think when it comes to time it’s all about perception.When your a kid and you have only been alive for ten years then two weeks would seemContinue reading “E39 The End of Juniors”

E38 Surgery and working around a broken system

Things were getting interesting in Casey’s class. This was not positive for him whatsoever.When he had nothing to threaten the children with anymore he had started to lose power and he had to reevaluate things fast. As things were heating up in the classroom I was given a much-needed 10 days off school.I was goingContinue reading “E38 Surgery and working around a broken system”

E35 Wrapping Up Third Year

The past two blogs focused on what happened at Colomendy and as there was so much to tell it was difficult to mention anything else which was happening in my life at the time. I think if your still reading this almost 9 months in you can see that a lot was going on andContinue reading “E35 Wrapping Up Third Year”

E34 Colomendy Continued

Like I mentioned in the previous episode I went to bed and knew I had avoided a serious beating from the deputy head, Phil.I went straight to sleep when I got into bed despite the noise and confusion from the dorm room. I think a big part of this was the adrenaline leaving my body.Continue reading “E34 Colomendy Continued”

E33 Colomendy

The coaches pulled off away from the school and everyone was excited to be away from home for the first time.There was a couple of kids crying as they got on the bus and who cried a lot throughout the whole trip. At the time we thought this was hilarious and everyone at the backContinue reading “E33 Colomendy”

E32 Third Year of Juniors

As mentioned in the last blog we were to begin a new school with a permanent teacher.Peter Gribbon took over our class and if you were on the football team you walked on water.Even though I’m a terrible player I remember that our school used to win all of the competitions. There was always aContinue reading “E32 Third Year of Juniors”