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#MySundayPhoto class assembly

This week was Matthew’s class assembly and Matt did an excellent job in introducing the topic. Not a hint of nerves! He was then in charge of the buzzer during the quiz section and ended the whole thing with a thank you to the visiting parents. Very proud mum!

Prom dresses and happy memories

Awkward photo alert! This was taken in 2008 (OMG 10 years ago!!!) This was when I was working in a secondary school and went to the Year 11 prom. It was a lovely evening, seeing the ‘children’ as they morph into adults and move on into the world. The Year 11s at the secondary school […]

The shocking truth about safeguarding in our schools

I attended a training course on safeguarding on Friday. Have you heard of safeguarding? It is the requirement to protect the health, well-being and human rights of individuals especially children, young people and vulnerable adults so that they can live free from abuse, harm and neglect. As a member of staff at 3 different schools, […]

So long, farewell, 2017!

Well that’s another year done and dusted! And what a year it was! I think the highlight of the year as a family was our holiday to the Isle of Wight. Matthew’s dinosaur obsession began 2 months afterwards so I wish we could go back to Blackgang Chine to see the robotic dinos again and […]

Teens: everything changes, everything stays the same!

It has been an incredibly busy couple of weeks as I have been invigilating exams every day. They are not called mock exams any more, they are now Pre Public Exams or PPEs. So was the word ‘mock’ meaning that they were not being taken seriously and now an acronym gives more gravitas? No. The […]

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