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There are far spookier things out there than ghosts or ghouls

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This Halloween, forget the Grim Reaper, forget zombies – you can even forget the spectre of Ofsted. There are far more terrifying things lurking in wait for teachers:

Wind

Mother nature, why do you forsake me? Wind sends otherwise amenable children into a frenzy. They appear in your lesson like a crowd of ravenous and hungry animals.

Photocopiers

At the precise moment you need to copy something vital, the machine breaks. Your observation approaches. You look up at the sky and ask the photocopier gods to change the toner.

Work scrutiny

You desperately avoid written work because there ...

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