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    We break up tomorrow - guess how many Xmas cards I have got ?

    We break up tomorrow - guess how many Xmas cards I have got ?

    -273.15°C or Absolute Zero.

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    I have 1.....

    ....and that's from a member of staff who left in the summer.

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    Make that 1

    Christmas Card

    Merry Christmas fellow geeks

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    Forgot to add, the school breaks up - I don't. Got plenty to get on with over the next week or so.

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    3 so far all saying thanks for all your help with IT over the last year - I think the NM got a bottle of wine from someone to.

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    i got a nice bottle of christmas ale! although i don't drink ale!!

    Last year we got loads of presents this year just that one!

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    I've had one card from a pupil. On the envelope it said Mr B..... (No Class) Can't say our kids are not astute.

    We have one of the charity wall charts. Instead of giving out cards, we write a message on the chart and put some dosh in the box.

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    Quote Originally Posted by laserblazer View Post
    I've had one card from a pupil. On the envelope it said Mr B..... (No Class) Can't say our kids are not astute.

    We have one of the charity wall charts. Instead of giving out cards, we write a message on the chart and put some dosh in the box.
    Good idea that.

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    Blimey, i dont do bad in the xmas card department....considering i dont give any out! lol


    That makes it sound like ive got loads! I got about six.

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    [Scrooge mode]

    I have none from work. We finish on Friday after midday. However as I am not Christmas-Inclined I am not too bothered.

    [/Scrooge mode]

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    I got one, seems the guy that gave me one (an LSA) has given every member of staff one (say 200) plus some to students as well. Oh I got it on 30th November too.

    As for presents, as a department, we got a box of celebrations via our Deputy Head. Always welcome, and greatfully received.

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    Quote Originally Posted by Little-Miss View Post
    Blimey, i dont do bad in the xmas card department....considering i dont give any out! lol


    That makes it sound like ive got loads! I got about six.
    Your a lady - big difference.....

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    I have 8 cards...and I never give any out...ever

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    A bottle of champagne from the chair of our PTA to thank me for my help has more than made up for the absence of anything else. The Pre-Schoolers did bring me a hand drawn card of a robin (well I think that's what it is!) today

    I never give cards at school - I make a donation to charity (Kent Air Ambulance this year) and put a poster in the staff room wishing everyone a Merry Christmas and saying which charity I've donated to.

    One of our TAs does a similar thing making a donation to Diabetes UK.

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    Quote Originally Posted by nephilim View Post
    I have 8 cards...and I never give any out...ever
    But your not a lady..........

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