PHEW. WE HAVE COME TO THE END OF MARCH. What. How. When did that happen. (I realise it was when the past 30 days passed but whatever!) As it is the end of March, here we are with our round up of the month! Books I acquired: Goodly and Grave - Justine Windsor* How To … Continue reading March books!
Welcome to Wednesday! It's me. I'm here to talk about something which is quite dear to my heart... education. As you all know I work in a primary school and am currently doing my degree and everything going well I should be doing a teacher training course in September. I can't wait. I've never not … Continue reading The state of education…
Not the whole week... just snapshots! As you all (I hope by now) know I work in a primary school! I am a HLTA and I teach in most of the classes from Year 1 to Year 6! I thought it would be interesting to give you a snapshot into the working week of me … Continue reading A Week In My Life…
Pilot Jane and the Runaway Plane: fun, inspiring, new! "Join Pilot Jane, a fun and fearless airline captain, as she travels the world with her best friend Rose, a high-speed passenger jet. Together Jane and Rose have exciting adventures and form a perfect team, delivering their passengers safely to destinations as far afield as Alaska … Continue reading BOOKBLOG: Caroline Baxter
The Christmasaurus: fun, engaging and exciting! I KNOW I KNOW. IT'S MARCH. We've just finished The Christmasaurus in Year 4 and it was SO GREAT. I get 1/2 afternoons a week to read to Year 4 (hence why it's taken us so long to get through it!) and listening to me read is their favourite … Continue reading BOOKBLOG: Tom Fletcher
Caraval: magical, beautifully written, well crafted. "Welcome to Caraval, where nothing is quite what it seems. Scarlett has never left the tiny isle of Trisda, pining from afar for the wonder of Caraval, a once-a-year, week-long performance where the audience participates in the show. Caraval is magic, mystery adventure and for Scarlett and her beloved … Continue reading BOOKBLOG: Stephanie Garber
A while back I was contacted by Louise from St Andrew's Hospice asking if I would be interested in helping them to spread the word and celebrate a book they'd released to celebrate their 30th anniversary. I instantly accepted and when I found out I'd be getting a book with gorgeous quotes in I was … Continue reading Pearls of Wisdom
Last week I tried this for the first time and the kids asked me every single day if they were doing to get the chance to ask me more questions so I told them they could! If you want to see the questions I asked the first week see Ask Miss Elliott. It's certainly a whole … Continue reading #AskMissElliott 2
When I found these pictures whilst browsing Pinterest I knew instantly that I needed to use them to inspire my Year 4 class to do some drawing! Throughout the year we have been doing a variety of different portraits (we did selfies, then used Picasso as inspiration) displaying them on the window facing out for … Continue reading Drawing on interests?
IT'S BEAUTY AND THE BEAST DAY PEOPLE. THIS IS NOT A DRILL. IT IS HAPPENING. I AM EXCITED. I HAVE BEEN WAITING FOR THIS FOR A LONG TIME. (I was apprehensive at first, but now that it is time... I AM THE MOST EXCITED). Hello, my name is Steph and I love Beauty and the … Continue reading Beauty and the Beast