Exterminate or Delete?

A colleague reminded me yesterday about the return of Doctor Who to our TV screens this Easter.

How exciting, given that the Family are big Doctor Who fans! Will the new series feature either of the two best-known enemies of the Doctor – the Daleks or the Cybermen?


It’s been a funny couple of weeks.

A ‘potential staffing reduction’ is upon us at the school I work in.  Not surprising, given the cuts to education budgets and in particular the funding for vocational subjects (which I provide administrative support for) in light of the introduction of the English Baccalaureate.

Still, I can’t fail to be amused by the language used in the documents we’ve received so far to prepare us for the potential redundancies.

My current post has been ‘deleted’.

I have until tomorrow to put forward a representation to amend or oppose the proposal.


And I always thought it would be the Daleks that would get me in the end. Maybe I should oppose the wording and ask for




3 thoughts on “Exterminate or Delete?

  1. It’s ‘wait and see’. There is now only one full-time role in my department, and as I currently work part-time (and don’t want to increase my hours), I’ll have to pin my hopes on a job share once the Governing Body finally agree the job description for the new role…

    … but for now, it’s Easter holidays so I’m just making the most of the fake summer we seem to be having!

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