Category Archives: Teaching

(Not so) Educating

Today I did something scary. Today I did something that makes me uncomfortable. Today I did something that made me feel liberated. Today I did something that for the benefit of my mental health. Today I did something to ensure … Continue reading

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Teachers & Tattoos

Recently, my good friend tweeted me an article by The Guardian. As much as she is one my closet friends, that sentence says a lot. She is a Guardian reader, whereas I don’t feel intelligent enough to be a Guardian … Continue reading

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6 Benefits of Being a Drama Queen (or King!) 

First published on Hooray for Moms on the 22nd October 2016. Ever since I was a toddler, my mum called me a “Drama Queen.” Whilst my friends would brush themselves off and carry on when they fell over, for me … Continue reading

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Incognito Teacher

Before I became a teacher, my Mum used to joke about a teacher friend of hers that would hide down aisles in the supermarket when she spotted a student out and about. I used to find it a little ridiculous, … Continue reading

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For the Love of the Job!

Around the Christmas/Febuary time of the school year I go off the radar with friends and family for a week, spend my time buying random objects (or finding random things at home) and being considerably stressed out. Why? Two words: … Continue reading

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Back to School

Reflecting back on my five point plan for Summer in light of returning to work on Monday and it’s fair to say that I have been fairly successful with the majority.  1) Move house and get settled in: If you’re a regular … Continue reading

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And the results are in…

Across the UK today, hundreds and thousands of students walk into their schools nervously to pick up an A5 envelope that holds the final step in their secondary school life. There are many jittery parents waiting to see if all their nagging … Continue reading

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