My Year 7 Induction Day
Even though I'm now double my
age, let me take you back to July 2004, my Year 7 induction day.
The school houses were colours. The
colours were red, yellow, blue, and green which reminded me of the
flag of Mauritius.
There were eight tutor groups which were
B,E,G,N,R,D,Y, and W. Sadly I was placed into the yellow house
whereas my friends had been placed in blue. I found it mean but at
the end of the day it was sad and true, and there was nothing that I
The room lit up by the sound of
eleven to twelve year olds greeting and meeting friends old and new.
Unfortunately for me there was nobody I knew as everyone in my form
group already knew each other as they were at the same school.
We were soon introduced to our head
Mr Kibrit was his name and he was full of good cheer.
branded us as "Kibrit's children and said this with a huge loving
He then requested the eight form tutors to come up to the
front and they marched down the hall aisle.
We were introduced to
Mr Beaumont, the head master
I was eager to do the taster lessons
and have a tour of the school and wished his speech would go a bit
I then meet my form tutor Miss Roberts, a Modern Foreign
Language teacher, and Mrs Rutman who was a Learning Support Assistant
(LSA) who was attached to our form group, and an anti-bullying group
called Trust and Tell.
At the end of the induction day I
couldn't wait to begin at my new school in September. Even though I
have now left Woodbridge high school my Year 7 induction day will
always be a day to remember.