Parenting

Yes or No to ‘End of Year Teacher Gifts’?

Unless it’s an Aston Martin, a yacht or your body weight in chocolate then the answer is no. That’s right. No. And I’m a teacher! I should be the one saying yes to the wine, the chocolates and the wonderfully…

Parenting

What’s Your Favourite Bedtime Read?

  World. Book. Day. They’re three little worlds that either strike dread or joy into the hearts of parents everywhere. Three little words that being a flurry of thoughts similar to: Is it going to be another year of buying…

Teaching

Anti-Bullying & Crumpled Paper

Silence. It’s isn’t often you manage complete silence in a classroom of 32. But, there they sat. In a stunned, deafening silence. They were staring at the crumpled pieces of paper in front of them that would never be as…

Teaching

Year 6 – it’s about what you know…

  We are not testing you on what you know. Wait? What? Let me repeat that. Year 6 – We are not testing you on what you know.   We are testing you on what you have spent seven years…

Family

World Book Day Is Coming!

  World Book Day is coming! This year it’s on Thursday 2nd March. For many parents, teachers and children we find ourselves in one of two camps… We’re either one of those people who adore World Book Day and couldn’t…