Sophie: There's one bad thing and lots of good things about me going to school.
Me: Oh? What's the bad thing?
Sophie: Bethany misses me.
Me: And the good things?
Sophie: Well, I like it. I have a good teacher. I can make lots of good friends, and I have. And I can learn things.
I'm not sure what this means about what she learnt the rest of the year, but it's comforting to know it isn't a harrowing experience for her.