I always over plan for the first few days with a new class – it’s difficult to know how much work the kids will get through when you don’t really know them and I prefer to have lots to keep the children busy rather than too little and hearing the dreaded ‘I’m finished – what now’ […]
I’ve received lots of questions about applications and interviews in the past few days. If you have any further questions – please message or email me and I’ll add them to this list.
There is a huge shortage of substitute teachers available at the moment so the INTO recommended that final year students should get their teaching council numbers asap. This blogpost is just to share some ideas about what to include in a substitute CV.
I had lots of different copies last year and by the end of the year there were a few that had very little in them. Literacy We call the copies ‘Personal Writing’ – which includes all the writing genres – stories, recounts, procedures, explanation as well as the childrens response to stories/poems etc. ‘Functional Writing’ which […]
I popped into school today for an hour to have a look around the room and change a few bits and pieces. I’ll finish it next week and I’m sure there will be plenty of changes over the year. Heres a quick overview of the different areas. I like the L shape as I can […]
I love shopping for back to school and started picking up bits and pieces at the end of June. This year I really didn’t need much as I will be working in resource and have lots of things already. However, I decided to pick up a few new bits too.
I’ve picked up a few bits and pieces over the summer for back to school. Yesterday, I met up with a friend who I hadn’t seen in over a year – she’s a teacher too so it was great to have a catch up and do a bit of back to school shopping together. First […]
Hi there! I’ve received lots of messages from people who are starting resource for the first time and are a bit concerned about what to do for the first few days so here are some of my ideas.
Art is one of the subjects I find most difficult to plan for and teach.These lessons are easy to teach, make great displays and cover different strands/strand units.