St. Patricks Day Activities

Today is the 1st of March – only 2 weeks to St. Patrick’s Day! This is a quick blogpost with ideas for activities in the lead up to it. 1. Leprechauns (Suitable for all ages – can be adapted depending on your class)Create your own leprechaun (art – drawing and english – writing) Draw him/her […]

Times tables powerpoint

Times tables are so important for children to learn by heart. They help children to solve multiplication and division problems quickly. When children know their times tables well, they can solve word problems quickly. ¬†All children should be able to count in multiples of a given number and answer any tables questions by 5th/6th class. […]

A day in the life

Someone asked me yesterday how I manage to fit everything in. Heres a quick overview of my day: I usually get up at 6.15am and leave the house by 7/7.05am. I get to work by 8.10 at the latest and spend the next while organising myself for the day. At 8.35/8.40 I go and get […]

How to get through the Dip/NQT Year

Congratulations on your new post! It’s so exciting to have your own class and you will have lots of fun. It’s two days now before the start of term so I’m guessing the nerves have set in! First things first, breathe – you’ve trained for this! You can do it!! Some tips for the next […]

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