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Discussion in 'Headteachers' started by welshwales, Sep 20, 2019.

  1. welshwales

    welshwales Occasional commenter

    ..so, a new pupil that joined 2 weeks ago asks the support TA in his class who the Headteacher was. Said TA brought him to me to show him - his reply? 'She can't be the Head, she teaches me and stand in the lunchhall!' Made me chuckle....
    nomad and caterpillartobutterfly like this.
  2. Lucy2711

    Lucy2711 Occasional commenter

    In my first school (1987-1991!) the head was the first on the scene with sand after the inevitable vomit incidents. He really wanted us to focus on teaching...
  3. meggyd

    meggyd Lead commenter

    I once did descriptions of various members of staff in French and asked kids to guess. No one recognised the head.
  4. Jesmond12

    Jesmond12 Star commenter

    I was responsible for unblocking toilets when the site manager was not there.
    Pomza and welshwales like this.
  5. Skeoch

    Skeoch Star commenter

    One HT I knew described himself as the highest-paid litter-picker in the county.
    Pomza, ViolaClef and welshwales like this.
  6. ViolaClef

    ViolaClef Lead commenter

    In an Assembly a Head I knew was telling the pupils how in Victorian times many children were sent out to work rather than going to school. He began to describe the situation in more detail, completely losing the younger children in the process. Finally he said: “Now, would you like to work in a coal mine?”
    And all the Reception children chorused: “Yes!”

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