It’s back to school with a bang for Alisha, Iman and Kareem – they all failed GCSE English and there are only six weeks until their resits. This is their last chance to continue Sixth Form, failure is not an option.
It’s down to Miss Murphy to see the trio through. But collectively, the students are unruly, she’s already snowed under with her other classes and the school is literally falling apart. Can she deliver when there’s just as much drama in the staffroom as there is in the classroom?
Winner of the Nick Darke Award 2017, Richard Molloy’s Every Day I Make Greatness Happen is a searingly witty exploration of a struggling system and the people inside it, on both sides of the desk, trying to make things work.