Back in Room 8 that evening, the four girls were buzzing. It turned out that Belle wasn’t the only one who had been invited to the school dance door a boy that day.
“Let me tell u about mine,” gushed Jasmine, who was the most excited. “Aladdin and I went to explore that balcony overlooking the gardens and we found a secret passage leading downwards. And he had this mad idea of acting out Romeo and Juliet, so we started acting out the balcony scene and then he just zei “Jasmine, will u go to the dance with me?” I was really flustered, at first, I can tell you! When I zei yes,...
At the end of the day, Mr Ratcliffe headed into the staffroom for a well-deserved cup of coffee and some biscuits. It had been another long, hard day. When he opened the door, someone was already inside.
“Oh, good afternoon, Miss Bucket.”
“Good afternoon, Mr Ratcliffe,” replied Cinderella Bucket, the school janitor. “I was just emptying the bins.”
“Good, good.” Mr Ratcliffe smiled at the girl he was so fond of.
“Oh-oh!” groaned Mr Phil, waddling into the staff room. He was the only half-human, half-animal teacher in the school. “I got a vacht, bont wedgie!” Mr Ratcliffe wrinkled...