5 Must Do’s For The First Day …

September is coming around fast and, as an NQT, one of the biggest worries is always what you should do in the first few days.  Somehow those first days feel so much more worrying than the other days, mainly because…

The Joys Of Writing – National Writing Day 2018

Many many moons ago I absolutely LOVED to write.  I’d spend hours and hours writing letters to friends over the long Summer holidays – copying articles from magazines I thought they like to read, making up poems and filling them…

Classroom Checklist – 7 Quick NQT Tips And Tricks

You’ve done it! You’ve set up your classroom.  The display boards are backed, there are appropriate headings and you’ve not put too many laminated posters up. You’ve put all the tables into the same size groupings, set up a reading…

Singapore – The Ultimate Romantic Getaway

In a few years time we will be celebrating 10 years of marriage!  Even though it’s a few years to go, we are already planning a getaway and have been searching for the ultimate romantic destination to mark the occasion. …

How Music Can Help Adopted And Fostered …

Today I’m delighted to bring you an interview with the lovely Cat McGill who is currently in the middle of a really exciting venture.  She is aiming to help adopted and fostered children through music with a therapeutic twist.  As…

4 Easy Ways To Refurbish A Bathroom

After a very, very, VERY long 7 months, I am delighted to announce that we are finally in our new house!  After one failed hour purchase and a lot of driving around the county, we have found our dream house…

Suneez – The Perfect Sunglasses For Kids!

You know that moment – when you realise that the summer really is here to stay and you REALLY need to get some sunglasses for the kids! The problem is, in my experience, that it’s really hard to know which…