It was held recently at the Scottish Police College in Tulliallan, and this year teachers of social and vocational skills had a more exciting than usual offer from president Veronica Cassidy.
Drawing an after-dinner session to a close, Cassidy was pleased to offer the chance for anyone who wished to go outside before retiring to the college's smoke-free bar. Unfortunately, she suggested that "anyone who wants a smack break should take it now . . ."
If SVS only went beyond Standard grade, it could have brought a whole new meaning to Higher Still.