Belinda Shaw: Chess Detention
Here Belinda recalls having detention with the Head teacher.
TranscriptErm, I got chucked out of Maths lessons, I used to get put in detention sometimes for asking questions, so I think to some people I was a quiet little girl and to other people I was seen as disruptive I think. But the head teacher who used to take the staff detentions, she seemed to think I was alright and helped me play chess, learned to play chess, which I never did learn very well but that’s what she used to do instead of detention.
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