To anyone who will listen...To anyone who will listen,
It’s 4th June, 2020. Since Gove came into power, my life has become hell.
The name of my school is AL8 6YR. They changed them all a few years ago so that it would be less like a community, and more focused on learning. Apparently my school used to be called Stanborough. It sounds like it would have been a nice name for a school.
We have to get to school at exactly 8:30am. If you’re late, you get the cane. They brought that back quite recently, because apparently students were getting naughtier. There was a huge debate about child welfare, but Gove won in the end insisting that it was for our own good, and we’d be grateful in future. I don’t think I will be; caning hurts.
Once we’re in school we have to go to assembly to pledge allegiance to the Flag. It seemed really strange at first, but I guess I’ve got used to it. We have to sing the national anthem, and salute the flag. We have to salute our teachers too- at the beginni