About Me

On the first day in my current school I sat down next to a colleague and began to introduce myself as the new Teacher of PE. She kindly smiled at me, pointed to the opposite side of the common room, and said sweetly ‘I know. The shallow side is over there.’ I’ve been drowning ever since.

Contact me either on Twitter @ImSporticus or Email at ImSporticus@hotmail.com

3 thoughts on “About Me

  1. This is the stereotypical image of PE teachers and not untypical of the academic snobbery that does exist in certain schools, alas. As an ‘academic’ teacher with a long association with the PE and Games Dept. at my school, I have worked with thoroughly professional, intelligent and extremely dedicated colleagues. Such superciliousness should be treated with the contempt it deserves.


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