Hello! Today, I'm sharing July's version of the writing calendar. I know that this has been a popular resource and I've been asked to make a July one, so here it is! It's been wonderful hearing about how people are using this resource for children of all ages - it doesn't have to be a … Continue reading FREE DAY: Writing for pleasure July resource
Hello! Last month, I started to post some calendar/a prompt a day type resources and people seemed to like them, so I thought I'd create some for June! This is a writing one which could be used for children of all ages - it could be used as a writing or oracy based thing! However … Continue reading FREE DAY WRITING: A word a day for June!
Hello! Yesterday, I posted some 'calendar maths' resources and while I was in the groove, I got on with a writing one which is similar, but I think this one is one you could use across the age ranges! I've tried to keep all of the prompts as varied and fun as possible - for … Continue reading FREE-DAY: Writing!
Hello everyone! A while ago, I asked if anyone would be interested in seeing how my brilliant TA (I don't think he ever reads my blog, but if he does: HELLO!) planned some lessons on printing and how we did it! I have my PPA on a Friday and my TA covers my class, so … Continue reading PRINTING: How we did it in the classroom!
Hello fellow teachers all over the world! Hi, I'm Steph. You might never have visited my blog before, but rest assured you are most welcome here. There's a lot going on in the world at the minute, isn't there? It's all a bit crazy and a bit sad and a bit scary. On both a … Continue reading Letters to… teachers up and down the land
Why do you love books so much? Well that's a loaded question and a half. It's a question my children (despite the fact I've taught them for 2 years now) have asked me. It's a question my colleagues have asked me. I don't have ONE answer for them. I don't have one blanket answer. I … Continue reading Books and my classroom…
Half term is... A time for me to switch off for a minute. For me to see friends that I've not seen for a while. A time for me to breathe. Time to get creative. An opportunity for me to read all of the books. The time I spend with my family. A time to … Continue reading Half term is…
Respect: an informative and approachable way to teach children all about the importance of consent. "Your body belongs to you and you get to set your own rules, so that you may have boundaries for different people and sometimes they might change. Like when you hi-five your friends and kiss your kitten, but not the … Continue reading BLOG TOUR: Respect
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)