First days at school

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Post by Great Plum » Mon Sep 04, 2006 9:45 am

and the music that used to keep me up from the study next to the phone room... :lol:
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Post by Andy Friend » Tue Sep 05, 2006 9:27 pm

Great Plum wrote:and the music that used to keep me up from the study next to the phone room... :lol:
It was impeccable music though so once again, stop moaning!!!!! :P

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Post by UserRequestedRemoval » Wed Sep 13, 2006 5:23 pm

When I was there, there was only public phone booths one of which was by the tuck shop. You could always spot the new boys by the blubbing when it was their turn to use the phone. Sometimes the queues went past the squash courts.
I remember my clearest thought on my first day was, "what the hell have I got myself into".
On day 2 I was introduced to Mr Plumley and started a mutual loathing society till the day I left.

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Post by Great Plum » Thu Sep 14, 2006 9:31 am

Andy Friend wrote:
Great Plum wrote:and the music that used to keep me up from the study next to the phone room... :lol:
It was impeccable music though so once again, stop moaning!!!!! :P
True - even if you did keep borrowoing my CDs and vice versa!
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Post by J.R. » Thu Sep 14, 2006 12:39 pm

Great Plum wrote:
Andy Friend wrote:
Great Plum wrote:and the music that used to keep me up from the study next to the phone room... :lol:
It was impeccable music though so once again, stop moaning!!!!! :P
True - even if you did keep borrowoing my CDs and vice versa!
CD's ?????????

In my day, you had to make do with a wind-up HMV gramaphone and Nipper the dog, who, I'm told, was a personal friend of the school cat !
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Post by Great Plum » Thu Sep 14, 2006 1:57 pm

That was your day - the 90's was ours! ;)
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Post by J.R. » Thu Sep 14, 2006 2:44 pm

Great Plum wrote:That was your day - the 90's was ours! ;)
So much for the Nanny State of today............ that was the Nanny School of the 90's !

Or as that old politician once said, "You've never had it so good !"
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I never had it all at CH

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Post by Ruthie-Baby » Sat Oct 07, 2006 4:13 pm

and what was that Sean?
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Post by blondie95 » Sun Oct 08, 2006 3:41 pm

I just remeber my mum's face when i got to my halls at demontfort and she saw how bare and small the room was-oh my stomach lept as i realised what i was doing!

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Post by Scone Lover » Sat Oct 21, 2006 1:59 am

I wonder what the school is like about mobile phones these days?

I remember when I started there, you were actively discouraged from contacting home at all for the first week and definately now visiting for the first three weeks.

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Post by Mrs C. » Sat Oct 21, 2006 9:29 am

In theory , no moblies to be brought to school by second formers until after Christmas.
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Post by Great Plum » Sat Oct 21, 2006 11:39 am

and in practice...
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Post by Mrs C. » Sat Oct 21, 2006 11:39 am

your guess is as good as mine!!!
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Post by Scone Lover » Sat Oct 21, 2006 3:22 pm

Do they do top ups in the tuck shop?

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