Behaviour Management : 5 Awesome Tips

One of the biggest worries for all teachers but particularly for NQT’s is how to manage behaviour. It was definitely the one thing that I was most concerned about, probably every year no matter how experienced I was!   Over…

NQT Tips And Tricks For Display Boards

You’ve made it! You’ve finished your degree, or completed your PGCE. It’s been hard work, you are exhausted, and you’ve landed your first teaching job. Fantastic news! But now the real work begins. Probably for the first time, you are…

Thinking Of Leaving Teaching? Here’s What …

There is no doubt that teaching can be one of the most rewarding careers of them all, and I’m all for qualified teachers sticking with it and doing the things they were trained to do – educating and supporting children…

5 Super Quick World Book Day Costumes

So, World Book Day is literally just around the corner! I thought World Book Day was a fabulous day back when I was a teacher! The whole school came together to celebrate reading and books, and we could go off…

Term Time Holidays : How It Affects Primary …

Term time holidays – should you or shouldn’t you? Well according to the Supreme Court, a council is currently not able to fine a parent if they can prove that their child is in school regularly.  In the case they…

New School? What Parents Would Love To …

So Little Sir is officially beginning his new school in Reception next Monday! This time last year we made the decision that, as he is summer born, we would keep him at home for another year.  It made sense at…

Dear Teacher: Please Consider The Walk Of …

Dear Teacher, I know that you are only doing your job.  And believe me, I know how stressful it can be.  Day in day out, what you really want to be doing is to spend your time teaching, but instead…