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Buttington School Diaries II

These are some extracts from diaries made by 5/6 year old children from Buttington Primary School on 24th September 2002, about what they did after school. Entries from the log book for Buttington School in 1891 can be seen here.

Illustration by Rob Davies
  • After school I went on the bus and I went back home. When I went home my brother was playing football and he fell over and he was crying. He had to go in. Mum shushed him. Then dad came home and dad cooked the dinner. Then we went to bed.

  • After school I went in my grandad's car. Then I got in and got in my room and got changed. Then I went to go and have some crisps. Then went to play outside and played with my till and mums and dads. I was the mum and we pretended the dad had died in a car crash and I pretended that the grass was the car. Then we had some tea.

  • After school I went to Welshpool. I got a football magazine. Then we went home. I got changed. I played football with George. Then I watched The Simpsons. Then I had some tea. I had stew. It was nice. Then I watched Man U. They won 2 - 1. Then it was bedtime. I brushed my teeth and went to bed.

  • After school I went to nanny. Then I went outside. Dad came from work. We played football and we played tig and I went to my friend's house. We played mums and dads. I had tea then. Someone came to the door. Then we went to bed.

  • After school I went home in the car. In the car there were some Rowntrees Fruit Pastilles. At home I played football and rugby with my American football. After that I went inside and got dressed and played more games. I went next door. My friend won the football 2 to 14. I had curry for tea. I brushed my teeth and went to bed.

  • After school I went to my friend's house. We played football. I scored a goal. We went inside and played on his Playstation.

  • After school I played with my Lego. I built a Bluebird. It is the fastest car in the world. Then it was tea time. Then I went to bed.

  • After school I went to nanny's house and she gave me a piece of pizza. Mum and dad came to nanny's. Dad cut himself. When we got home I played with __ in my bedroom. Then mum said go to bed.

  • After school I went on the bus to Middletown. We walked to my house. I watched television. Then my brother came home from school. Dad came home and then we went to pick up dad's van. I had chips.

  • After school I had some Jaffa cakes. Then I watched some TV. We had to go to take my brother to football. He was the goalkeeper.

  • After school I went to Safeway. I bought some sweets for school. We went to pick dad up. We had some doughnuts with sugar. We had some shepherd's pie. I had a game of football with dad. When I was fed up I stopped playing football. Then I came in and watched TV.

  • After school I went home in the car and when I got home I watched Cats and Dogs. It was funny. Then I went upstairs and we played weddings. Then my friend came and we went down to the front and we played on our scooters. Then we played with the bouncy ball. We had tea at 7 o'clock and we saw Rose the dog. Then I saw another dig. Then I went to get Maisy out of the kitchen. I put her on her lead and took her to the other dog. But the little boy said Don't, it might eat her. She got off her lead three times. Then we went to bed.

  • After school I went home with mum in the car. Then we went to see T__ and C__. Then we got changed and helped T__ and C__. My friend helped C__ and I helped T__. We like helping T__. We roll his cigarette and go in his van. Then we had tea. I had a Marmite sandwich and went to bed.

  • After school I got changed and I went outside and I played with my friend. He has an army hat and an army gun. And I had tea and I went on my bike, only 5 mins. Then mum called me in the bath.

  • After school I went home. I got changed. I had tea. I had Playstation.

  • After school I got changed. We climbed out of the window and we climbed on daddy's shed and we had tea.

  • After school I went to my friend's house to stay until mum came to take me home, and then we went to the garden.

  • After school I went to Welshpool. I went for a walk down the lake. I went to the park. I went on the swings and slides and then I went on the climbing frame. Then I went home and had dinner and then I went to bed.

  • After school I played in my treehouse. My brother had a drink with me. We had our dinner in the treehouse. After we went in the house to play with my cars.


Other Buttington School diaries can be seen here

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