A Magical Mystery Tour – The Secondary School Version
‘And this is the art room. How is it going today, Miss Lozenge?’
The teacher looked terrified at the simple question. Gaston Hipbrace was used to his presence, as Chief Inspector of Schools, causing a degree of consternation but this seemed a tad excessive. ‘Now calm yourself Miss Lozenge. Perhaps you’d show me some of your pupils’ work?’
Get them talking about their class and they’ll soon settle, he thought. Works every time.
‘Fr’instance what’s this splendid piece.’ Gaston drew closer to the table on his right. ‘It’s very….’
In thirty one years in the profession Gaston had been speechless twice. Once when Mrs Aldwinkle had a psychotic episode and set fire to the school gerbil and once when he lost concentration prior to an important interview and inadvertently stapled his leg to his cv. This was a third.
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