E47 Boxing clever

The inevitable happened at school and I was put on report.This was a big win for many teachers as I was now on the path to being expelled. When you are on the report you have to get your teacher for that lesson to sign your report sheet and comment on your behaviour.If you getContinue reading “E47 Boxing clever”

E45 Learning the lingo and throwing down with teachers

We made our way to french class and learned we would be taught by Miss. Navin.I was a bit disappointed at first because the original plan was we were to be taught by Miss. Howitt.Miss Howitt was Luan Howitt’s mum and Luan and I was always in each other’s houses when we were kids. WhenContinue reading “E45 Learning the lingo and throwing down with teachers”

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”

E43 Meet the Teachers

School continued business as usual and we had all settled into our little clicks of friends.I always tried to be mates with everyone and even though there were many groups there wasn’t any bad blood and most people got on with each other. It became more clicky in later years of school as we allContinue reading “E43 Meet the Teachers”

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”

E37 Final year of Juniors

It was time to go back to school and we were all a little excited.I still had no love for education because of my experiences but it was going to be different as we were now in our final year of Junior school. There was a tradition at the end of the school year thatContinue reading “E37 Final year of Juniors”

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”