How to survive a one-boy category-five hurricane

Dane’s trail of destruction through the learning environment is partly caused by not getting a good night’s sleep

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Getting a good night’s sleep is not always easy. For three consecutive nights I’d been awake into the early hours chasing problems round my head. They were minor problems but, being slipperier than small children, I had no hope of catching them. So, last night I went to the pub. After three pints of Farmers Blonde and a bag of chips on the way home, I fell into a deep and dreamless sleep. This morning I am ready to take on Dane.

Dane has a stormy relationship with school. Today he is a one-boy category-five hurricane, hell-bent on leaving a trail of destruction in his wake. It all started ...

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