In Ireland, the Headfort boarding school seems to have come straight out of the Harry Potter books. John and Amanda Leyden, an eccentric and dedicated couple, with a typical British sense of humour, have been teachers for more than 40 years. Their motto: literature, mathematics and rock’n roll! A love of school and a taste for things other than academic results is the basis of their teaching. But soon it will be time for the star couple to retire, perhaps the most difficult lesson to learn.

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