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23 Times "Harry Potter" Totally Got Your Secondary School Problems

"Yer representing the school, Harry."

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1. When your teachers make up ridiculous rules because they can.

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2. When you get a stern talk before being let off the coach on a school trip.

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3. When your teacher gets all cryptic instead of giving you a straight answer.

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4. When nobody else volunteers so the teacher picks on you.

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5. When a new teacher is taking the assembly and it's painful to watch.

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6. When you're representing the school.

And taking it very seriously.
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And taking it very seriously.

7. When you have that one teacher who ~doesn't play by the rules~.

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The whole class is simultaneously in awe and terrified of them.

8. When you have to go give a message to a teacher in the staff room.

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9. When you thought of a witty response to a teacher's question, but only 10 minutes later after you'd already got detention.

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10. When there's a dog running loose on the playing fields and you have to tell everyone immediately.

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11. When you accidentally open the bunsen burner all the way in science class.

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12. When your teacher isn't mad, they're just disappointed.

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13. When yet another craze is banned.

RIP yo-yos and Pokemon cards.
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RIP yo-yos and Pokemon cards.

14. When there's an Ofsted inspection and your teacher pretends to be enthusiastic about taking your class.

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15. And then the inspector asks you what you think of the subject they're teaching.

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16. When you're about to ask for permission for something but you don't even get as far as opening your mouth.

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17. When it's non-uniform day and you're the only one who's made an effort.

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18. When you have to pretend to be outraged when the teacher accuses you of something you did actually do.

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19. When you meet your friend's weird parents for the first time.

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20. When you have one teacher who hates your entire year group for no good reason.

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21. When you come out of an exam and everyone's discussing answers and you realise you got everything wrong.

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22. When you trash all your school stuff on the very last day of the year.

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Because it's not as if you'll ever need pens again.

23. When the PE teacher gives you a pep talk on the day of the Bleep Test.

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