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not that i went alot........but i remember one time me and about 4 mates decided it'd be hilarious to hide under the stage when the headmistress was doing assembly.....then bang on the floorboards and make ghost noises.......quite why we thought this was an excellent idea is now beyond me!!.......detention and report for a week for that!!!

any school memories you'd like to share?...is your school still there now?......my secondary school is now a housing estate!!

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Mine was a mixed sex boarders & day school - being a boarder was great fun especially on the exeat weekends when just a few of us would stay in school whilst everyone else went home - having the whole run of the school to ourselves  (including the pool & gym)
Midnight feasts & the telling of ghost stories in abundance!  
Amongst other things 
It's still there & doing nicely I believe....
slimfern
Originally Posted by slimfern:
Mine was a mixed sex boarders & day school - being a boarder was great fun especially on the exeat weekends when just a few of us would stay in school whilst everyone else went home - having the whole run of the school to ourselves  (including the pool & gym)
Midnight feasts & the telling of ghost stories in abundance!  
Amongst other things 
It's still there & doing nicely I believe....
did you go to malory towers??!...........
SS
Bad memories of primary school dinners. The hotpot was so disgusting (it had hard peas) that I couldn't eat it. A girl called Helen used to eat mine - she had guts of steel.
Lots of good memories of secondary school. In particular an inspirational drama teacher, who wrote and produced our end of term play. We had a big party on the final night, held in someone's empty barn.
Yogi19
I have a very bad memory from my primary school. The girl sitting beside me put up her hand and told our teacher that I used the word sh*t.So I said I hadn't because I'd never even heard that language. So the teacher, built like a brick house, comes over to my table and gets a hold of my hair and then smacks me right in the face. She tells me this is not for using the word, but for lying. That was the day i didn't believe in authority anymore.
cologne 1
Primary school was a great few years where I was one of the most popular kids in the school and didn't know how lucky I had it til I got to secondary school and knew absolutly no-one in my class and took ages settling into it.  I hated getting up for school in the mornings and my dad would drive me insane tapping on the kitchen counters singing stupid songs to annoy me so I'd go to school in a huff but once there I would have the most fun and just enoy the day!  The teachers didn't know what to make of me because in one class I'd be head down working hard and in another I'd be taunting the teacher so badly she'd send me to another room to sit so I couldn't annoy her.  I knew it was wrong but I still did it.


Walking into school in the morning, getting signed in then walking straight past the principals office and out the gate with my best mate and off to my sisters house where we'd smoke and eat garlic bread always seemed cool but now it sounds stupid!  Oh and also getting signed in, going to a computer room and locking the door with my mate where we'd just go online all day and hope no1 would be needing to use that room that day.  Lot of bunking off happening when I was at school.
Ells
Originally Posted by Scotty:
No uniform day. Wore every different kind of tartan that ah could get ma hands on. Socks the lot.
Thought ah looked great. Ah was the talk of the school for days.  
aw     scotty      i remember that day  in ma school and  i had a kilt on ............ as did everyone , but my jersey was cream coloured  not white  i was effin traumatised
sandra
Primary school - setting fire to a pile of leaves, at the end of the playground, and insisting that it caught fire because I was examining ants with my magnifying glass.

Secondary school - hiding under the teachers desk for the whole lesson; rubbing a pretty, yellow chemical all over my face in Chemistry, for a laugh; climbing out onto the roof, to retrieve balloons; telling my teacher that I couldn't do PE, as I had a brain tumour; getting a late pass, because there were bridge works going on in the town, and then using the late pass for the next 6 years; tying French bangers onto the inside of the classroom door, for when the teacher arrived; chucking bits of blue tack down from the gallery, for all the younger girls to sit on.
Blizz'ard
Originally Posted by sandra:
Originally Posted by Scotty:
No uniform day. Wore every different kind of tartan that ah could get ma hands on. Socks the lot.
Thought ah looked great. Ah was the talk of the school for days.  
aw     scotty      i remember that day  in ma school and  i had a kilt on ............ as did everyone , but my jersey was cream coloured  not white  i was effin traumatised
madamksi   but   annaw.  

I remember my Mum saying....are you sure you want to go out like that?   

Wish I`d listened...naw no really, all part of it eh?  
Scotty
Originally Posted by Blizz'ard:
Primary school - setting fire to a pile of leaves, at the end of the playground, and insisting that it caught fire because I was examining ants with my magnifying glass.

Secondary school - hiding under the teachers desk for the whole lesson; rubbing a pretty, yellow chemical all over my face in Chemistry, for a laugh; climbing out onto the roof, to retrieve balloons; telling my teacher that I couldn't do PE, as I had a brain tumour; getting a late pass, because there were bridge works going on in the town, and then using the late pass for the next 6 years; tying French bangers onto the inside of the classroom door, for when the teacher arrived; chucking bits of blue tack down from the gallery, for all the younger girls to sit on.
    

Brilliant Blizzie!  I wished I`d been in your class.

Edit to ask: Were you at St. Trinians?  
Scotty
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In secondary school the annual toy competition was great....most people in the school made a toy which ranged from simple stuffed toys (that was all I managed) up to elaborate wooden forts and train sets. All done by the girls at all school that was pretty exclusively academic except for 1 cookery/needlework lesson every other week. No prizes just housepoints for the houses of the winners in the various age groups. And then the toys were all donated to a local childrens home at the Xmas party that was held for the kids at the school on a Saturday for which there was never a shortage of volunteers to help and bake for....thats when i stopped believing in Father Christmas.

Also the annual teachers v girls hockey match was a great chance to whack your least favourite teacher with a hockey stick....that's when i stopped believeing in sportsmanship.
Croctacus
The school sport was rugby.
I went on the field once, and I thought "Blimey, this is a bit rough", so I spent the next 5 years hiding in the toilets (when it was a rugby session.) Just got detention for it once.
I couldn't play tennis (which I liked) because "tennis was for girls."
Mmm, try telling that to Federer and Djokovic!
Also got detention for not wearing a school cap.
Many dull, uninteresting teachers.
PE teacher a bully.
English/drama teacher an enthusiast, an encourager and an inspiration.
brisket
I fell down the stairs once, right in front of the vice principal   She just tutted and said 'Oh Lorna '

My mate and I decided we'd do each other's make up one day with the make up from the drama class.  I did hers all pretty...unbeknownst to me she put bright blue eyeshadow all over my eyes, convinced me it was a lovely subtle shade...I walked around the school like a pleb till some one asked me what did I think I was like...legged it to the bog and couldn't believe the state of me reflection

Once I hid in a coffin in music class (a prop from the drama class) to jump out on the music teacher when she walked in , but the vice principal came into the class with an electrician to talk about the broken lights.  If she'd looked down, she'd have seen me looking back up at her and I really would have needed the coffin then

Me and two mates (eye shadow mate was one of them) played hockey with a tippex bottle in one of the classrooms...I got overzealous and whacked the tippex bottle into the goal (two jumpers) and it exploded all over the wall

One April Fools day one of the girls brought in a fake arm and we put it under the podium that the teachers desk used to stand on...teacher walked in...screamed...and I'm full sure probably peed herself a bit

hahaaa but the funniest day of all was the day myself and my mate were walking home from school passed the paper factory...and we heard a series of loud bangs and thought we were being shot at   so she ran and I ducked behind a wall....when she realised I was left behind she scooched down behind the wall and ran back to save me
Temps