Two years since we said ‘I do’ and the world seems like a completely different place! The hottest August days for decades and we finally braved the pandemic and left the house to visit tourist attractions and stay overnight in a hotel. Our first stop was Audley End House and Gardens. We have been English […]
Obviously no one who has ever had children or worked in a school had any input into the guidance released today for the re-opening of schools in September. Head teachers now have 3 weeks to frantically cobble together a plan that will have significant effects of the working practices and wellbeing of school staff and […]
I feel lost. Normal doesn’t exist any more. Government advice seems to be haphazard at best and lunatic at worst. Today marked another easing of lockdown. I can now visit most shops, enjoy a trip to a theme park, get my hair cut, go to a pub or restaurant. Finally I am allowed inside my […]
Here is a little peek at how we survived our first day of home learning: How are you getting on?
These are uncertain times. No one has any idea how long self isolating and social distancing will be necessary. Some say weeks, others months. The important thing to note is that we need to encourage home learning, not begin home schooling. We should be supporting our children with their learning, not trying to teach them. […]