"Make sure the date is underlined" "make sure you've done a margin"


This is a thread about pointless stuff they made you do at school.


Say the Lord’s Prayer.


Wrapping your jotters and school books in wallpaper.


Drink disgustingly warm milk at morning break


Go to art lessons


*General Studies


most things


Write “AMDG” in the top left margin of every piece of work #justjesuitthings



And sing hymns. And RE classes.


Sing hymns (junior school)
Cross country running


“Find a space” in PE


Writing lines


at my primary school every page we would go on to write on we would have to do a “border” on first - basically go round the edges of the page doing continuous joined up letter Cs or Ys or whatever,

The headmistress was obsessed with good handwriting - which had to be done in this specific style they called italics. I have terrible handwriting, so it seems to have been wasted effort


Lots of people don’t join up their handwriting


I think I’m edging towards “we shouldn’t bother teaching kids how to write let alone how to do fancy handwriting” as a genuinely held opinion.


communal showers during puberty


WRONG. Showers clean your body.


This was during English lessons but whatever dude