Hello! How are you all? Today, I thought I would share some pictures of the books my class are reading… cause they’re all reading some absolute corkers and I'm so impressed that they're embracing the range of books that are available to them! Starting this academic year, I really wanted to get my kids excited … Continue reading What we’re reading… a look into the books of my classroom!
Morning everyone, By the time you read this, I'll be in school. There's no children today (they're back tomorrow) because we're having an INSET day. I thought I'd put together my thoughts to just share with everyone. If you're interested in my musings, please keep reading. If you're not, that's cool. I appreciate that there … Continue reading Back to school – the musings of a teacher…
THURSDAY TAG DAY IS UPON US ONCE MORE. I'm taking on the Back to School Book Tag today. I KNOW I KNOW. I'm late. Please forgive me. I saw this on my friend Amy's blog recently and thought I needed to take that on... so here we go! --- English - Name your favourite author's … Continue reading Back to School Book Tag
Hello everyone! Last week, I posted the first half of my A-Z of Back to School post and this week it's time for the end of that post! I had such a lovely reception to last week's post, so I hope you all enjoy this one just as much. (I'm well aware we are WELL … Continue reading A-Z of Back to School (part 2)
Hello there! Friends, teachers, non-teachers, educators, non-educators, readers and everyone! Today, I'm coming to you with something a bit different. Something a bit serious, a bit fun and a dive into the world of teaching. As you may know (if you're new around here, hello, come say hello to me!), I'm a teacher and as … Continue reading A-Z of Back to School (Part 1)
Hello! How are you all? Today, I thought I would share some pictures of the books my class are reading... cause they're all reading some absolute corkers. Starting this academic year, I really wanted to get my kids excited about books and about reading. I'm such an advocate for reading for pleasure that I want … Continue reading What we’re reading!
Recently, I have been given the task of leading the school library, and I have to say it is my utter delight to embrace it. I'm aware I am in a very lucky position that we have an actual library (it's shelves in the corridor at the minute) and that many schools aren't as fortunate … Continue reading Libraries are for winners!
Yes, We're getting to that time of year again.. SATs time. Now, they don't HAVE to be stressful. I know schools all deal with them differently. There is no right way for the collective, there's only a right way for your school, for your kids. For us, we bring the kids in early, ensure they … Continue reading Y6 SATS Survival
So I’m going back to my “host school” today and I can’t wait. I've had a week of training following half term and I am itching to get back into the classroom! I say host school, that’s what the people of the SCITT call it. For me, I call it “home”. It’s my school. It’s … Continue reading Let me go home…
Monday brings a reflection of the week gone and my word, what a week last week was. If you didn't already know, we had Ofsted in. I don't have much to say about the experience, except it was stressful, frustrating, exhausting and tough. I did lots of teaching (as a student, I'm slightly different to … Continue reading Some weeks are better than others…