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  • noun A room set aside for the use of staff.


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  • So the staffroom is full but the rest of the school is empty.

    Soaking in it « Gin&Comment 2009

  • Read two books for our every one : Lunch in the staffroom is the greatest because everyone has a book and is reading - I've never worked anywhere else where there's such respect for the people who have their noses in a book!

    Read on! tinylittlelibrarian 2007

  • Sylvia: Comments like yours, and all those before, are what make me appreciate the sort of "staffroom" that twitter and the blogosphere represents for me.

    Embracing The Edge Darren Kuropatwa 2008

  • • Notice today on our school staffroom board: Do you have any empty 35mm film canisters?

    Letters: Beam me up, Will 2011

  • I didn't laugh when the cast got naked, and I listened to the record on a loop for weeks on end so that, when my dad took me into his school staffroom, I sang Sodomy, my favourite song, for everyone to hear.

    Who needs siblings? 2011

  • Certainly I enjoyed it; the child of a Head of Modern Languages and a Deputy Headmistress, I was brought up with real-life school stories from an early age, and I entered the profession with an unusual familiarity with the politics of playground and staffroom.

    Joanne Harris discusses Gentlemen & Players and her work in general. 2010

  • Many are those who chat on their cell phones, or share gossipy smoking breaks five feet from their students, turning the corner of Wall and Broadway into an extension of their staffroom.

    Megan Doherty: A Guide to Being Guided 2010

  • I would be very happy to do a workshop on creating your own virtual staffroom and talking about the benefits this can have.

    Guest blog 16 – Emma Herrod on attending first conferences… « Ken Wilson's Blog 2010

  • Seeing some of my virtual staffroom give presentations and workshops, I was frequently filled with a mixture of feelings: awe, fascination, pride, empathy.

    Guest blog 16 – Emma Herrod on attending first conferences… « Ken Wilson's Blog 2010

  • Everyone who works in schools - with very few exceptions, usually in the private sector - knows that to espouse the political and military efforts of the West, even in the staffroom, will put them under a very hostile light.

    Giving evidence to the Chilcot inquiry, Tony Blair said: “I... 2010


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