Back to School Week: The School Bells Are Ringing
The beginning of September, particularly in the Northern Hemisphere, marks the start of a new school year.
But this does not need to be a sad, dismal, torrid event for school pupils.
Over the next several months, they will have an opportunity to learn new things – in science, maths, literature, arts and languages – and also have the chance to make new friends.
Still, if you really miss the holidays, just remember: Christmas gets closer every day.
dismal: depressing, cheerless.
dismal in other languages
pupil: a schoolchild.
pupil in other languages
Read by John Edwin Skelton.