See Me: Young people's journeys in the education system
See Me is a piece of devised theatre created by our Young REP Intermediates (School Years 7, 8 & 9) as a response to their experiences in the education system. The piece has been entirely created from the young performers' ideas and opinions. Below is a poem created by the group which is being used as the opening for the piece.
Good morning class
That's too much sound
Tuck in your shirt
Tie your hair
Empty your mouth
Don't rock on chairs
What's so funny?
Stay on the left
It's health and safety
It'll be on the test
Who do you think you are?
I'll get SLT
Get changed quickly
Stop asking questions
One way system
Of course it was you
Tie those laces
Don't get caught
Your name on the board
You're on report
I won't tell you again
Attendance is poor
Where's your pen?
Can't read your handwriting
Do you have a note?
Your skirts too short
Get rid of that coat
You can have it back later
Walk don't run
Do you understand?
Are you chewing gum?
The bell is for me and not you
Why are you late?
Read it out loud
Underline the date
Why didn't you go at lunch?
Head of year
For your career
Would you do that at home?
In the bin
Your parents in
Back of the room
End of the day
See Me plays at The REP from 15-16 June
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