1st April 2014
Mrs Carlile told me that she had bought me a new tank that was bigger and better than my last one. Since it was the 1st April, I thought she was trying to play a joke on me...but I was wrong. It is true. I have a fantastic new big tank to play in. Mrs Carlile tried to take lots of photos of it but since I was feeling a little bit mischievous, I though I would photo bomb all the pictures. See if you can spot me! I'm such a funny snail!
2nd April 2014
Matty the Macaw has told me he is very sorry for trying to eat me and has been to the forgiveness tree to pray.
He then helped Mrs Carlile do some jobs such as marking books, reading his favourite book, Shroud of Sorrow by Tommy Donbavand, feeding the fish, getting some clean water for the fish, looking at some of the displays in Year 2, doing some sums (I don't think Mrs Carlile realised that the answer to his sum wasn't yummy...it should have been = 2 snails!), counting Harry's bucketful of dinosaurs, learning his times tables and flying off to the moon in a rocket... grrrrrrrrrrr......pity he had to come back!
3rd April 2014
Apparently Matty the Macaw thought he would show me how kind he really is so he flew to Tesco to get me a bag of lettuce. That was very kind of him but I still don't trust him. He nearly did a 'Mrs Carlile' as he picked up my old lettuce leaf to throw in the bin and I was still attached to it! Flying snails...again! He did put me back gently and gave me some new lettuce. However, when Mrs Carlile wasn't looking, he climbed into my tank! I managed to hide under my lettuce but I wish the builders would hurry up next door so that Matty the Macaw can fly back to his own class room and leave me alone! He scares me!
7th April 2014
I am hiding from Matty the Macaw. It took Mrs Carlile half an hour to find me so it should take Matty longer if he manages to open my lid. No-one expects a snail to climb up a plastic plant and hide there...so that is what I did! Mr Carlile called in to see me later this afternoon and to check that Mrs Carlile had been feeding me during the holidays. He was very pleased to see my new tank and he had a word with Matty the Macaw to let him know that he must stop pestering me and the fish. Matty didn't look very happy about that at all!
11th April 2014
Matty the Macaw has finally flown back to his nest in Year 3. I am very glad to see him go but I will miss Finn, Fifi and Freddie. They made me laugh as they were always trying to teach Fidget new tricks. Matty has a brand new classroom now so I am hoping he will be happy there and stop coming to see me in Year 2. Can you tell that I still don't trust him very much!
14th April 2014
I can't wait to see all my friends in Year 2 this morning when they come back to school after the 2 week holiday. I wonder if they have missed me? I was so excited, I decided to climb to the top of my lettuce in my tank so that I can get a better view of my friends when they arrive. I hope I don't fall off!
Wednesday 23rd April
You will never guess who came to see me today? Mrs Thomas and Mr Shutt, our visitors from Ofsted. I think that Mrs Thomas liked me as she even shook my hand when she met me! I felt very special. Mrs Carlile told me that Mrs Thomas mentioned in front of the whole staff that she had already met the most important person in the school. Can you guess who that is? I'm so excited I can hardly breathe!
SHE MEANT ME !
How special do I feel now? I hope you are both enjoying your visit and that you have heard great things about our school. I love St. John's school. Everybody looks after me so well. You only have to read back in my diary to see how loved I am here. Please come and see me before you go tomorrow.
28th April 2014
Hayden has sent me a photo of a snail he met! He also brought two snails into school to meet me that he had met in his garden. He hasn't named them yet. I can't wait to find out what they are called.
30th April 2014
I'm very excited this morning. This afternoon, Mrs Carlile is taking me to visit all the lovely children in Reception. As part of their science topic, they are looking at mini beasts and they don't come much more mini than me! I don't seem to be growing very much at the moment, but I am strong and healthy. Mrs Carlile says I'm small but perfect. I agree. I was ready and waiting to go to Reception at 6.45am this morning...on my roof waiting to go!