The Last Term

I can’t believe there are only 10 weeks left in this school year! These weeks are usually jam packed with standardised tests, school tours, graduations, school plays and other end of term activities!

Switching Off

Mid – term at last, I think that was the longest term for this year. I think everyone was exhausted the last week – both children and teachers! I had a hectic last week as I was moving rooms but I think that is nearly sorted now! I suppose I’m writing this post to talk […]

Holidays; Brighton

I lived in Brighton for almost a year and it definitely holds a very special place in my heart. It is such a brilliant city – so different from anywhere else I’ve been – its a very accepting place and everything goes. When living there, it took a while to get used to but now […]

Cake Days

Cake days started while I was teaching in a tough school in Brighton – one afternoon after a particularly rough day a few of us decided to go for a coffee after work and it soon became a weekly tradition – we tried out lots of different coffee shops and it was a great way […]

Planning time

I’m writing this blog post because I’ve received lots of messages from teachers wondering about how much time they should be spending on school work in the evenings or night time. I’ve also seen lots of comments from teachers who are spending all their evenings and weekends on work for school. Me I try to […]

Feeling Overwhelmed

I found this week incredibly long and couldn’t get on top of my never ending to do list. I just couldn’t kick myself into gear and the workload was growing incredibly big – both in terms of school work, the blog, and other commitments. Yesterday and today I took some time to think how next […]