This week was a slightly shorter teaching week for me as Wednesday was my moving day. This meant my mind was slightly off from regular school work and more on changing address details, packing boxes, unpacking boxes and endless phone calls. The second last week of term included the Christmas dances, which meant lots of excited pupils, and the staff night out which was a blast.
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Well we’ve made it to December. For me the term has flown by and I’m not sure I achieved many of the things I wanted to – but what’s new? This week was S2 Parents Evening. I always enjoy chatting to parents about their child and getting a chocolate biscuit from the S6 helpers.
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It’s been a busy week. The tiredness is starting to hit and I’m beginning to feel the need for a holiday.
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This week was one of those weeks where the time just seems to vanish and the things you planned to do don’t get done. There’s been a pile of marking on my desk all week that I didn’t get around to as there was always something more urgent.
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This week was a short teaching week. We had two inset days on Monday and Tuesday. While I find inset days informative and useful, they can be exhausting with information overload. The best part was me telling some other maths teachers about the wonder that is Don Steward. Continue reading
After the emotional turmoil that was last week, this week was far more positive. I received some really supportive comments about my post last week and I am feeling so much more calm and relaxed. Continue reading
The past week has been a bit of a battle and I feel happy to have managed to make it to the weekend. I have been finalising plans for our trip to Glasgow for the Enterprising Maths Competition. This is the first time my school has qualified for the competition and we are very excited about attending the competition. Continue reading