For the principal, Dr Gill Eatough it’s the day of reckoning. All her hard work recruiting a workforce, developing a curriuculum and helping to design the building has come to fruition. As the first intake of pupils arrives she must ensure her staff are ready to begin teaching and that the pupils are aware of what she expects of them. Her standards are high.
So what happens to the minutely planned curriculum when the computer system goes down on day one? The tension rises as head and deputies join the fray.