John Mower was a primary school teacher for 19 years and has spent the last 15 years training new teachers into the profession. The world of education and the wonderful characters, both children and teachers, that he has met during this time have inspired him to write this novel.
John’s first novel, First Class, was also a comedy and was set in a primary school. It told the story of a newly qualified teacher and his attempts to control, inspire and teach a class in their final year before moving to secondary school.
John lives in Hemel Hempstead with his wife Claire and their two grown-up children, Nicholas and Megan.
“You do realise, don’t you Mum, that most students revert to adolescence in their first term away? The girls will flirt, the boys will show off and you’ll have to fend off some very dodgy bad breath in those morning seminars. You’re gonna love it…”Life is about to get very hectic for the...