Seriously though, by the time each holiday comes round you really, really need them. This is something that you'll only understand if you've spent time working in a school. You simply won't get It otherwise. Children en masse are bloody hard work. Trying to focus children on learning is bloody hard. Working with over a dozen other women (inevitable in a primary school) is painful! Sometimes the desperate need for some testosterone is positively palpable. But, apart from the holidays, you meet some incredible people who buy you the most amazing sunflowers and become the closest of friends.
These beauties will be putting a smile on my face for days and days by the looks of them.