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Stop smiling!…at least for 105 days,13 hours and 34 mins (give or take)

So we are back into the world of teaching and we are bleary eyed half humans trying to remember those 6 weeks of long summer days...that was, like, a year ago...right!? So the next step is to introduce those bright eyed (who am I kidding, they are feeling it just like us!) to our teaching… Continue reading Stop smiling!…at least for 105 days,13 hours and 34 mins (give or take)

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We all wasted the summer holiday! – Did you feel the teacher guilt!?

So the summer holidays started as it always did...with a list. A list that had been in my head since about June and was the list to be done to know I had had an amazing summer. Without the list how would I know I had fun, loved my family, worked enough in that luxurious… Continue reading We all wasted the summer holiday! – Did you feel the teacher guilt!?

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Moving to the beat – Could you have to start paying £18,000 for state schooling?!

Recently the BBC published an article (https://www.bbc.co.uk/news/uk-england-39327149) with the quote - A study by the Department for Education (DfE) has found prices are 8% higher near the best-performing primary schools and 6.8% higher near the best secondary schools. So what does this actually mean and what is the real problem here?! The article states -… Continue reading Moving to the beat – Could you have to start paying £18,000 for state schooling?!