Beyond The Classroom Gates Act 1 Scene 2 Page 2

this? Do you know who is behind it? Are you involved?

Mary: Involved in what? (Looking confused)

The group at the back of the staffroom all watch in silence as Mary and Jane interact. They are eager to know what Jane will say or how she might react. They love Jane’s little dramatic outbursts.

Jane: This is a witch hunt that’s what! Look [pauses], you’re sensible [sighs]. I know you don’t gossip… you’re not the type, but if you do know anything or find out anything come straight to my office. This madness has to stop!

Mary: Sure Jane, but honestly I don’t know anything. I’ve just walked into school and found this. [Mary hands Jane the laminated coaster to Jane].