Tag Archive | "Scary School Secretary"

Am I a helicopter parent?

Tuesday, September 7, 2010

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Day Two of school and I feel as though they’ve been back a hundred years.  I was merrily tweeting to a friend that I’d beaten my own personal best record of 48 hours before bending the school secretary’s ear - I was on the phone literally the minute we got out of the car after pick-up yesterday - […]

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Revenge of the Scary School Secretary

Sunday, November 22, 2009


Go on, admit it. You’ve always suspected that the Scary School Secretary, who rules the head teacher, the pupils and the parents with a rod of iron, was about to snap. She sits there all day long, in her dust-coloured cardi, answering the phone in a pinched, hyper-polite voice as though she was a millimetre […]

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