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A handwritten page pulled from a lined notebook has 15 lines of writing in black ink.

The first line on the page is the heading of ‘Laura William My first day at school’. The rest of the page reads as follows.

‘I was 4 years old My mum took me to school I felt very nervous and home sick. My teachers name was mrs little wood, she had brown short hair and looked friendly. She said “Laura sit here next to cara” This is my friend cara who I had to sit next to and I’m still friends with her.

I still remember the first lesson and it was art, we had to draw ourselves. In my painting I am wearing my school uniform for the first time, suddenly it was lunch time and I ate my pack lunch in the class room, when I first started school there was no school dinners but in year 1 on there was school dinners. I started’

 3.1 From home to school