Posts Tagged ‘teacher’

She sighed and looked up from her work. The classroom was of the old type with sloping lift-up desks complete with ink well holes that were a remnant of an earlier time. The school was long overdue for an overhaul and some serious investment. Somewhere a door slammed and she fancied she heard footfalls in […]


Strawberry Red

13Dec11

“Miss, please miss, oh, oh…” the irritating freckle-faced Steven Jones was beginning to annoy Ella Castle. “Tommy, didn’t you bring something in?” She said ignoring the Jones boy. She hated people who misspelled names. What was wrong with good old Stephen with a PH? Tommy was going to let her down. He even looked like […]


Despite their very different backgrounds, the two 18-year-olds had become firm friends over the previous two years. They had met behind the tyre shed at the back of the motor repair garage where Sandy worked as an apprentice, which on account of its position near the school gates, was the perfect place for an illicit […]


No one knew how the tradition had got started or even when it began, but Mindy Heaver knew that it had happened even in her grandmother’s time. She had always thought it was kind of cool that it happened at her house, but she supposed that her family did have one of the biggest houses […]


For perhaps obvious reasons there have not been any school caning stories on this blog. So this is a first. This story is inspired by two unrelated experiences. Firstly, at school, an older girl had to redo the whole of her upper sixth year. Her younger sister, who was in the lower sixth, took immense […]