Beyond The Classroom Gates Act 3 Scene 1 Page 3

[Continues to rant as she leaves her classroom and goes in search for the rest of the department. She returns after ten minutes with some of the members of the English Department behind her. They all enter the classroom and move the desks to form a boardroom style meeting layout. Nobody wants to sit near Victoria, so there is a clear space between her and the department. This shows the tension and friction within the department].

Pete: So what have I missed? [Being sarcastic] Simon and I needed our daily dose of fresh air prior to the meeting. Isn’t that right Simon? [Glances at Simon and gives him a wink]

Simon: Yes, we all need to breathe in that fresh air before a meeting. It helps clear our heads from the rubbish we have to deal with on a day to day