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Star Teacher Jack Sheffield

Star Teacher By Jack Sheffield

Star Teacher by Jack Sheffield


$17.99
Condition - Very Good
7 in stock

Summary

It's 1985, and as Jack returns for another year as headteacher at Ragley village school, some changes are in store.

It's the year of Halley's Comet, Band Aid, Trivial Pursuit, Dynasty shoulder pads, Roland Rat and Microsoft Windows.

Star Teacher Summary

Star Teacher by Jack Sheffield

It's 1985, and as Jack returns for another year as headteacher at Ragley village school, some changes are in store.

It's the year of Halley's Comet, Band Aid, Trivial Pursuit, Dynasty shoulder pads, Roland Rat and Microsoft Windows. And at Ragley-on-the-Forest, Heathcliffe Earnshaw decides to enter the village scarecrow competition, Ruby the caretaker finds romance, and retirement looms for Vera the secretary.

Meanwhile, Jack has to battle with some rising stars of the teaching profession to save his job and his school . . .

Readers love Jack Sheffield:
'Wry observation and heartwarming humour in equal measure' Alan Titchmarsh
'Overflowing with amusing anecdotes' Daily Express
'Amusing adventures at the North Yorkshire village school' Choice
'Jack Sheffield's in a class of his own' York Press

Star Teacher Reviews

Wry observation and heartwarming humour in equal measure * Alan Titchmarsh *
Overflowing with amusing anecdotes * Daily Express *
Amusing adventures at the North Yorkshire village school * Choice *
Jack Sheffield's in a class of his own * York Press *

About Jack Sheffield

Jack Sheffield grew up in the tough environment of Gipton Estate, in North East Leeds. After a job as a 'pitch boy', repairing roofs, he became a Corona Pop man before going to St John's College, York, and training to be a teacher. In the late seventies and eighties, he was a headteacher of two schools in North Yorkshire before becoming Senior Lecturer in Primary Education at Bretton Hall College of the University of Leeds. It was at this time he began to record his many amusing stories of village life as portrayed in Teacher, Teacher!, Mister Teacher, Dear Teacher, Village Teacher, Please Sir!, Educating Jack, School's Out!, Silent Night, Star Teacher, Happiest Days, Starting Over, Changing Times, Back to School and School Days. He lives in Hampshire.

Additional information

GOR007688241
9780552171571
0552171573
Star Teacher by Jack Sheffield
Used - Very Good
Paperback
Transworld Publishers Ltd
20160728
352
N/A
Book picture is for illustrative purposes only, actual binding, cover or edition may vary.
This is a used book - there is no escaping the fact it has been read by someone else and it will show signs of wear and previous use. Overall we expect it to be in very good condition, but if you are not entirely satisfied please get in touch with us

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