Do you consider yourself a hard worker? Do you put your heart and soul into your job because it's something you love doing and want to progress and flourish in your career? Do you ever fall under the radar but see colleagues get promoted when they're not even good at their job? Because, same! That's… Continue reading Feeling Forever Thwarted
Oh...my...life! I've never experienced flu before but last Saturday I felt like I had been hit by a truck. Everything ached and my body could not decide whether it was hot or cold. It was awful! I'm still suffering a week later and I don't even remember what it's like to have energy. I've been… Continue reading Half Term Flu
Whoever said "those who can't...teach" needs to lose their playtime and lose a class dojo point! Teaching itself is amazing; when I go to work, I'm happiest when I'm in the classroom with my kids and just teaching them. That "penny drop" moment will always be my favourite and the things 7/8 year olds come… Continue reading Rock and Hard Place
Well, I've always been able to read!No, that's a lie, I couldn't read till I was about 5 or whatever, but that's neither here nor there.What I mean is, I'm finally able to read again. As my job takes up so much of my time and I have to perform all day long to a… Continue reading Finally!! I can read!
So, I finally got my hair cut after about a year. My mom was slightly worried that my hair was falling out or breaking off. As you can imagine, my job as a teacher can become quite stressful, especially this time of year with SATs, writing assessments and a recent Ofsted visit, so my hair… Continue reading Dead Ends
Exhaustion may be an exaggeration but I'm seriously close to burning out. So, a few weeks ago, I went on a residential with the Year 6 children to Condover (Shrewsbury). It was an eventful weekend with myself driving a child back to Birmingham at 4:30am on Saturday morning after a (long) trip to A&E, then… Continue reading Exhaustion
When you make it through the week and the kids in your class think you deserve attendance stickers! Anyone else exhausted?? Roll on the summer... ☀️🍹