Don't Forget...

...teachers will be undertaking more INSET on Monday 30th October so the first day of Term 2 for pupils will be Tuesday 31st Oct

13/10/2017 at 8:26am

I’m going to let you in on a secret. Remember, don’t tell anyone else. I work for M.I.5. There, I’ve said it. My fake identity is Ben Dover and age 10.Undercover, I’m spying on a mysterious organisation called B.A.C, short for… well I’m not sure yet, but I’ll find out. As you probably already know, they’re a famous terrorist group that’s work is unknown to anyone, bar themselves.

At school, everyone thinks I’ve gone insane, as I’m obsessed with sneaking around – obviously I’m practicing for the real thing, although should they be able to see me? For this reason, I didn’t have a single friend. I didn’t care. Not a bit. One of the best things about my job is I get cool gadgets like exploding pens; however, all they do is spill ink everywhere instead of making a colossal explosion! For some reason anything that I get doesn’t work. I wonder why? The other day, when someone was eyeballing me suspiciously, I brandished my last detonating pen, shook it vigorously and chucked it towards their desk. You know the rest.

 My walk to school is very stressful: I have to be very discreet and change my route every week. Unfortunately I sometimes (well, most of the time) get lost and are given detention for being late. If only they could know.

Today as I trudged determinedly through the torrential rain, which dripped forlornly down my soaked face, I felt irritated: I hadn’t made a single breakthrough since I had started. I was a failure. A backstabbing thought entered my mind - maybe I wasn’t. Maybe the alliance didn’t exist. A half-hearted smile spread across my face despite the horrendous weather; maybe all I had worked for the last couple of months wasn’t true. Maybe it was all lies…

                                                                                                    By Hayden

Comments that people have made about this blog post

Comment 1 Comment by Mr Jones on 24 May 13 at 1:07pm | Quote this comment
Hayden, terrific piece of writing. This is a really different mood from your work with Leo, lighthearted writing is often more difficult to do well.
Comment 2 Comment by Mr Ryan on 25 May 13 at 1:16pm | Quote this comment
Intriguing! I agree: it's nice to see you spin off in another direction whilst still delivering the edge-of-the-seat, nail-biting epics with Leo et al.

Great start... will there be more?

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