7 Splendiferous Roald Dahl Day Resources

On Thursday 13th September it will be Roald Dahl’s 102nd birthday and the official Roald Dahl Day! Across the country, schools will be dressing up as The Twits, making sweets like Willy Wonka and learning more about how the Giant…

6 Top FAQs For NQTs

With term rapidly approaching (or actually here for some schools) there are a number of questions which are coming up again and again from NQT’s. It’s always tricky starting any new job, but one where you are in full control…

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…