It's 1986 and Jack Sheffield returns to Ragley village school for his tenth rollercoaster year as headteacher.
It's the year of Margaret Thatcher's third election victory, Dynasty and shoulder pads, Neighbours and a Transformer for Christmas. And at Ragley-on-the-Forest School, a year of surprises is in store.
Ruby the Caretaker find happiness at last, Vera the Secretary makes an important decision, a new teacher is appointed and a disaster threatens the school.
Meanwhile Jack receives unexpected news, and is faced with the biggest decision of his career ...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).
- Format: Paperback
- Pages: 336 pages
- Publisher: Transworld Publishers Ltd
- Publication Date: 26/01/2017
- Category: Modern & contemporary fiction (post c 1945)
- ISBN: 9780593075081
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