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This time next week, the current Year 11 Media cohort will be a thing of the past. This time last week I was feeling the relief of handing in the coursework sample. Although, the week before last, sleep was a foreign concept. With all the nagging and bugging I did, my boys still left everything… Continue reading The end is nigh…
I left my school suitcase at school. Out of principle, I decided not to buy a new one and bought a holdall instead. Huge mistake! It was heavy. When I travel for a few days, I usually drive to the airport and park in the long stay car park. However, due to departing from Luton… Continue reading Easter break
Today is the first day of the Easter holidays. Two weeks of…freedom? The last week at school was very difficult. What I thought was going to be a relaxing boat ride until the end of term, turned into a traumatic marathon. On Tuesday, I received the news that one of my boys had passed. He… Continue reading Final week
I had an epiphany this weekend. I’m currently in the process of applying for jobs. I was bypassing the Leader roles and opting for Teacher posts. I told myself that I didn’t want the responsibility because it’d take me out of the classroom. However, after thinking about it for some days, I realised that I… Continue reading Why am I limiting myself?
There have been a number of times when I’ve told myself that I’d like to take a break from teaching. I’ve refrained from doing so because I’ve felt that there was nothing else to do. At the moment, I’m spending hours travelling to and from work. Although I love my job; the kids are brilliant… Continue reading Time to leap?
I had planned to blog on my birthday, which was Wednesday, but it wasn’t possible. I went back to work on Monday and I was reminded how busy my days were. I wake up at 5am; leave the house at 6; get in at 8; teach until 4 (5 some days); and I don’t get… Continue reading 35!