Tag Archives: school

I was labeled the ‘Bad Girl’ in Primary school – labeling scars

At New Germany Primary School, I was infamous.  I held the school record for most visits to the headmaster’s office, 3 times in one day and 7 times in a week.  It was absolutely futile to try to modify my behaviour.  The teachers and my peers had decided that I was ‘bad’, they would never have seen beyond their preconceptions, …

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Lunch box, mini boxes – Ideas for school lunch fun

Coming up with lunch box ideas for a 5 year old is a challenge, particularly when the 5 year old in question has a host of allergies.  We don’t have many options with sandwiches and I was stuck in a groove of honey, ham or jam. I was reminded of the lovely idea which my sister in law uses, she …

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