A bolt from the blue, of the loveliest kind

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Extracts from a message which came, out of the blue, from a young lady I taught for a very short time, a very long time ago. This one goes out to all the teachers who’ve had a tough day/week/year as a reminder of the difference we make, even when we don’t realise it. And a tribute to Kevin too.

Hello Miss Kell,

To think I am almost 24 years old and still referring to you as ‘Miss’- you haven’t been my teacher for almost a decade!

This message is most definitely out of the blue! And I can’t even be sure you remember me, but I wanted you to know that I have been reading your blog and it has been truly inspirational.

I stumbled across it when I was trying to find information on Mr Mckellar’s death, a tragedy which hit me hard. He became headteacher only a year…

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About gwenelope

English and Media Studies teacher in the wilds of Coventry, about to start my tenth year, which in itself is frankly terrifying. In the small pockets of free time I have have been known to do things like Tough Guy, circuit classes and swim often, very often. It is what keeps sanity near and insanity at bay.
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