After a really enjoyable Christmas holiday it was back to work. The first day back after a break is always strange. There’s the dread of the early start, especially with the dark mornings, the knowledge that a piece of technology always fails (this time it was my projector bulb) and the enjoyment of getting back into a routine again. Continue reading
My blog this week is going to be a little different from usual as it is the last week of term.
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.
My classes this week were looking at: Continue reading
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.
This week my classes have been working on: Continue reading
It’s been a busy week. The tiredness is starting to hit and I’m beginning to feel the need for a holiday.
My classes have been learning about: Continue reading
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.
Here’s what my classes have been learning about this week: Continue reading
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