16 Signs You Know You’re Back At School

After five 6.30am alarms, traffic chaos and 100 cups of coffee, it’s pretty obvious that we’ve all settled in quite nicely. It’s been a week since we confidently threw open the school gates ready for a new year of teaching, but how many of you can already relate to the signs that you know you’re back in business?

1. You’ve already booked next years Summer holiday.

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2. You’ve cooked with wine… Every night.

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3. You’ve started to pick up all the new ‘cool’ slang.

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4. You appreciate silence. Oh god it sounds good.

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5. A friend hurts themselves and you tell them to put a wet paper towel on it.


6. Sunday nights look like this…

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7. And Monday mornings like this…

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8. Hiding in public has become a must.

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9. Bladder? What bladder.

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10. The Teacher voice has come out to play in every walk of life.

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11. You have a love/hate relationship with mobile phones.


12. You can run but you can’t hide.

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13. You’ve picked up three colds, ten headaches and a sickness bug.

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14. Your pupils are already testing the boundries.


15. Plum, Petrol and Peach are apparently extremely popular names.

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16. You realise how much you’ve missed the job, even if it is a little crazy.

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Want to add to the list? Tweet us at @staffroomed with your suggestions.