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Secondary School

Wiseowl

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I hate the secondary school I went to.

I hate the majority of the people there who bullied me.

I hate the majority of the teachers.

I hate the dog eat dog mentality they taught us.

I hate the way they encouraged us to think we were better than everyone because we were at a grammar school.

I hate the terrible quality of teaching.

I hate the way that any one that the pupils saw as different was laughed at.

Sorry just needed to let that out.
 
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i hated high school, i didnt get to finish it. i was send to a place for the emotionally deranged. it was quite fun there :LOL:
 
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I hated secondary school too.

Lots of bullies.

And you weren't good enough if you didn't 'have the look' or do the 'in' things.

Didn't help that my dad taugh there either and that I did quite well at school. :rolleyes:

God, I'm glad I don't have that anymore. Mind you, with some of the behaviour I see in adults at the primary school gates now, I don't think things have changed much!
 
bert tomato

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School was ok, but it left an indelible mark on my adult life. I began to despise the routine, so much so, that I still despise routine now. I guess, the school I went, was elitist, and a big effect on me, but unfortunately those peers have some massive egos.
 
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I think the whole education system needs a complete overhaul (especially at this level). Times are changing faster than the curriculum.

I skipped most of my later secondary school, so I could map Jet-Set Willy 2 on my mate's ZX Spectrum, and other such worthwhile projects. I only went to Maths and Physics as I understood symbols and equations, and enjoyed those subjects. I was just holding others back and wasting time in English and anything written. I taught myself English some 10 years later in my mid 20s.

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On the other side of the coin, had I not experienced secondary school, I wouldn't understand The Inbetweeners, which is one of the best things I've ever seen :D
 
bert tomato

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I missed the Inbetweeners, I will have to get a copy on dvd.

I guess, I worked really hard at school, till I started to burn out during my A-levels. I passed them, but I was on my way down. Come university I had no idea what was going on. God knows how I got my 2:2.

I think I have a being a burnt out most of my adult life.

Not meaning to get morbid, but the death of my mum, sparked new life into me, and I have regained some sense of clarity and work ethic again.
 
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I'd never seen Inbetweeners until a couple of months ago BF. I don't watch things that aren't documentaries, but someone told me I had to watch it. I watched one episode, then, the whole lot in one night!:LOL: I have on DVD now. Have you not seen it? It's fookin well funny.

I failed at everything at school other than Maths and Physics. Due to the 'retard'* system, I had to make my way up through the sets in those subjects from the bottom. A decent system would have realised that I can work things out when they aren't in illogical form, like the English language. I was put in all the 'spaz'* sets because I couldn't concentrate on the crap they were teaching me in mid school.





(* these words not used in disrespectful meaning, merely the way they were called at the time)
 
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I haven't seen it.. I may watch it, at some point. It is on 4OD so I could see it there.
 
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I haven't seen it.. I may watch it, at some point. It is on 4OD so I could see it there.
I think that's where I saw it. If you can't sleep then I recommend it! If you can't sleep you might as well laugh! It takes the piss out of what I saw as school. I really feel for younglings these days.

Sorry wiseowl, take over thread-arama. I off to bed now :)
 
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I'd never seen Inbetweeners until a couple of months ago BF. I don't watch things that aren't documentaries, but someone told me I had to watch it. I watched one episode, then, the whole lot in one night!:LOL: I have on DVD now. Have you not seen it? It's fookin well funny.
He's not wrong. You should see it for the term "Breifcase Wanker", if nothing else. Classic!
 
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i like the big bang theory. only discovered it less than a year ago but it's one of the few things i really enjoy watching on tv these days.
as for secondary school, i only did about year and half before things started to go wrong for me. apart from a couple of days when i came out of hospital i never went back.
 
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I"m like mayfair, I watch lot of documentaries, but i do love big bang theory..... and the inbetweeners is ok. I didn't think i'd like the film, but laughed like a drain at several points, even though it was so cringy.

Secondary school.....
First year was ok, rest of it was crap.... sixth form was both good and crap in different ways.
I was bullied, and two teachers 'suspected' something was going on, neither of them did anything about it. Not a thing.
I hated it..... was so lonely. I think i developed some weird school anxiety thing, cos i'd wake up in the morning feeling sick, and would be terrified in case i threw up in school (which made me feel more sick), but weirdly, i always knew that if i got through til lunch, i'd be ok....
Seemed like whatever i did, i got picked on....

sixth form was better, cos i had a different group of (far nicer) friends and we had a good laugh. But i was also going through some of my own crap at the time (started s/h then) so it was both good and bad.
 
Mister.B

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We did far too much maths.
Maths is important, but can be extremely stressful for me as I either have number dyslexia or I'm trying to hold far too much numerical data at the forefront of my mind for too long...

A milestone I am proud of though, is that I never wrote 'kill' as the next thing to write in my schoolwork no matter how many times my brain suggested it. Which was everytime.
 
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