Jack Sheffield

School Days
  • School Days

  • The year is 1976 and Jack Sheffield never wants to leave his job.

    Jack has been the deputy head teacher at Newbridge Primary School for six years now, and he's happy exactly where he is - even if it sometimes feels like there are a few things missing from his life. After all, the kids keep him busy and there's always a game of rugby to play.

    But it's a time of change, and Jack's world is no exception. New and old faces appear in his life and a romance blossoms, bringing with it a buried secret and hidden threat. Soon, Jack must make a decision as to where his future is heading, and prepare to face whatever change is yet to come . . .

    A classic Jack Sheffield tale, ready to transport you back to a simpler time.

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    Praise for 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

Jack Sheffield was born in 1945 and 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 70s and 80s, he was a headteacher of two schools in North Yorkshire before becoming Senior Lecturer in primary education at Bretton Hall near Wakefield. It was at this time he began to record his many amusing stories of village life. He lives in Buckinghamshire. Visit his website at www.jacksheffield.com

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