I did not find it easy to settle into my senior school. All my friends had gone to schools local to our primary school. Although I tried hard I found it difficult to make new friends. When I am stressed or nervous my eyes flutter which did not help the situation and I was teased and bullied at school.
Some how or other I managed to get through school, unfortunately I did not come out with very good exam results, so it took me longer to get the grades that I needed to go to college to train as a teacher. I remember when one set of exam results came back, I was encouraged to rethink my career choices and go for an alternative such as a NNEB which is the qualification for nursery nurses but I was not persuaded I wanted to be a teacher even if it took longer to get there by doing the resits.
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