9 Unique Books For Children : Christmas Gift Guide

Over here at The Newby Tribe, we love books! Both of the children are now readers, and Little Sir in particular absolutely can’t get enough of a book.  Every day he’ll appear several times in the evening with a plea…

Understanding Terms Used By Schools

When I was a Headteacher, I sat in one Governors meeting and started reading through my report to them about how the last term had gone.  I had spent hours on the report, it contained every bit of information they…

Unicorn Quotes To Live By!

Today’s prompt for Blogtober, run by the lovely Hex Mum Plus One, is ‘quotes’.  After all, who doesn’t love a good quote! In fact I have a whole board on Pinterest just for my quotes! There are quotes for every…

A – Z Of The Most Unusual Phobias

Phobias aren’t really a laughing matter.  But when I discovered that the prompt for Day 16 of Blogtober17 was phobias, I immediately started to think of the unusual phobias  I’ve ever heard of.  You know – the ones that make…

Considerations When Teaching Adopted Children

Recently a few things have come up in school which have made me really think about teaching, me as a teacher and the curriculum in general with regards to teaching adopted children. As you may know, both Little Miss and…

Stuck By Oliver Jeffers : A Book Review

Day 14 of Blogtober and today we are talking all about novels! We love books in our house! Ever since I was tiny I would be found with my nose in a book – and we wanted to pass on…

Top 5 Films Guaranteed To Make You Smile

Day 13 of Blogtober, and the prompt was ‘movies’! Now, I have to say that, after 12 days, I’m now running slightly behind by a day, but at least it’s only a day and not a month – so that’s…