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Drone
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Jul 2022 29 11:45

Has it started?

Does your school resemble a building site yet?
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Jul 2022 29 12:42

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Oh yes, I remember the major summer works building site, it was always a herculean task the last 4 days of the holiday to try and get the school back to a clean safe and usable condition again. The building work never finished on time, and I usually had to work that last weekend mostly cleaning. What always puzzled me was that builders dust managed to get everywhere, even where no major building work had taken place?
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Derek N
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Jul 2022 29 12:57

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Hi
Just a new hall floor for me this year with contractors.
I’m on the odd painting jobs here and there.
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Jul 2022 29 15:00

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ive got three weeks off this year as no money to do work
my life is like a game of tetris i never get the block i want
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Jul 2022 29 16:13

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Ours doesn't resemble a building site, more a war zone [JawDropped.png]
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Jul 2022 29 16:58

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Sorry to all of you going through this but i am so happy to be out of that situation now, always stressful, late running builders and so much mess😮
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Jul 2022 29 20:34

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Maybe I shouldn't jynx it but - I got everything done this week, apart from the deep clean the buildings are all ready for September 😁 I can now just potter around the outside areas
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Jul 2022 30 11:54

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Yes, 2 areas in the school being changed around, mess and dust and the deep clean in 2 weeks time.
Hopefully the plasterers will be done by then.

I remember last years clean, hard to do with a wall of dust blowing down the corridor.

Then we have contractors in practically every day doing all the annual servicing, half the time I feel like a doorman, we could do with the receptionist in to do the doors but she wasn't keen when I suggested it lol.
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Jul 2022 30 21:05

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I haven't worked in a school environment for three years now. I do miss the 'quiet' holiday periods. I work for a leading alarm company, and it's hard doing maintenance and building work in an Alarm Receiving Centre that's open 24/7! [Loud.png] [Happy.png]

Edit: Though, a great bonus is that I've only had one blocked toilet to deal with in three years! [Success.png] [Big grin.png]
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Aug 2022 01 22:39

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Oh yes it's started alright!

All projects, maintenance, annual servicing planned like a military operation.

Until the CO's "Pop" in, with their, "Could you Justs"

Could you "Just" redecorate my room?
Could you "Just" move all my furniture to another classroom? (Which already looks exactly like this one!)
Could you "Just" Install new display boards in every classroom!

Excreta, Excreta!

Oh, it's started alright! [Angry.png]
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