“My daughter the student” has a nice ring to it, I think. And guess what? It’s kinda true. Smiley’s education has been extended for a further two years. All the hard work has been worth it. But the battle is not yet over, as many other school leavers will have no service in September.
So how did she get to this point? Well I had five choices for my daughter, which is not quite as good as it sounds, and they looked like this: