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Michael`s school report by Louise on 27 August 2003 4:32am
 
This is from a book called `Could Do Better - School Reports of the Great and the Good` which was compiled in aid of a UK charity The Dyslexia Institute. It`s published by Pocket Books and is a jolly good read! Here`s our man`s:

SHREWSBURY SCHOOL, SHROPSHIRE 1960

Housemaster`s final report: There are doubts beginning to creep in here which have been noticeably absent from his work reports of the past. I very much hope this is a passing phase. Mr Brown tells me that it appears he has easily passed in Geography - a very commendable effort in so short a time . There may be a vestige of truth in Mr Charlesworth`s last remark. I too have noticed symptoms of the same sort of thing, a slightly put-on manner of affectation, perhaps a sort of aftermath of his fine performance in the School Play. We`re all for a bit of jollity and mild eye-flashing business, but he must not try to get away altogether with this slightly facile manner. He has the makings of a splendid person. Let him ensure that his foundations are thoroughly sound.

Headmaster`s comments: I think he is just a teeny bit pleased with himself - or so I am prepared to hazard.


 
Re: Michael`s school report by pandk2 on 27 August 2003 11:02am
 
Awwww thanks Lou, that's priceless. Splendid indeed!!!
:)Kaz
 
Re: Michael`s school report by Diamond on 27 August 2003 12:28pm
 
Thankyou Lou - good at geography !! no wonder he finds his way around the world so easily!! just hope he finds his way home from the himalayas too!!

 
Re: Michael`s school report by risible-phyll on 27 August 2003 3:49pm
 
Lou, great little find here thanx for sharing...........Phyll x
 
Re: Michael`s school report by Sophie-Louise on 27 August 2003 5:32pm
 
thanks for that lou! i have always wondered how he did at school!

his best subject is mine too! :)

Sophie-Lou

xxx
 
Re: Michael`s school report by Helen on 27 August 2003 6:42pm
 
what a treasure!
"eye flashing" indeed!
Helen
 
Re: Michael`s school report by peripatetically on 28 August 2003 1:29pm
 
A joy to read, Lou! Thanks!
Patty~
 
Re: Michael`s school report by decomposingcomposers on 2 September 2003 9:16pm
 
any1 who lives near by, just thought i wud mention u can get it from the gift shop @ keddleston hall
 



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