First of all, this is my page for the 1st and I went with driving my car in the end.
What have I learned today? Always give specific instructions. Very specific. Like sending ditzy form members to go and pick up the planners doesn't work unless you tell them to bring 30. Telling them to get enough for the form means they don't bother to count, make an estimate and end up only bringing 25. Fail.
Ditzy they might be, noisy they certainly are, but they are also a very good-natured form and I'm really excited about being a form tutor for the first time. Even if it does mean dealing with the growing pains of 30 15-year-old boys. Yikes!
P.S. After the bell for the end of school today one of the new Year 7s wandered into the office looking for his form tutor. He wanted to know if everyone was allowed to go home now. Bless their little cotton socks!
P.P.S. Yes, I'm a maths teacher. What else would I teach?!