Ah well, exam leave has to be more fun than staying at school, hasn't it?
Tuesday I have never been so bored. As my teacher parents leave the house this morning, they both advise me to work hard. Ha! I'm quite sure my gravestone will read: "Here lies Eve, nice girl but lacked the ability to work hard."
Wednesday I'm enduring another day at home with my cat. I never knew she was so demanding - is it really necessary for her to leave and then re-enter a room 15 times before lunch? Bring on the exams.
Thursday Finally, I get out of the house. I cannot believe my textiles exam comes as a welcome relief. But I'm so excited to be participating in something that doesn't make my brain go numb that I forget all my stationery and am consequently late. I have to ask my little sister's friend if I can borrow a ruler. I really am a pathetic person.
Friday Last night I went to a celebratory sleepover, (for the completion of the first exam), and stayed up until 4.30am. Big mistake. My jubilation continues as I drag myself around the shopping centre, half-asleep and still trying to focus. Gone are the days when I revel in spare time.
September can't come fast enough. Coursework is a beautiful thing.
Eve Langford is in Year 11 at Bridgnorth endowed school, Shropshire
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