A change of Plans

Howdy peeps, y'all OK? I've been thinking.... I love decorating my planner, but time is a thing I have a lot less of now. My planner has basically become a teacher planner with house accounts and online shopping sections. I'm cool with that and it works for my life right now. It also means I [...]

A Message for New Teachers

Howdy Peeps! An amazing colleague of mine at my new job is an admin on a Facebook group for trainee/new teachers... he wrote this beautiful post that explains exactly how every teacher feels; I just had to share because it's perfect (I have his permission of course). Post was: "Best of luck to everyone starting [...]

Yesterday Was A Great Day

Howdy peeps, how are ya? (I really want to know, I'm not just asking for the sake of it.) I just wanted to say how much little things become big things that make a huge difference....and that we should stop and appreciate them. If you looked at my day yesterday, it looked like most other [...]

I Survived!

Howdy Peeps! Sorry I haven't posted much recently but it's been kinda crazy! I started a full-time special needs teaching job almost 4 weeks ago, submitted my Master's dissertation last weekend and have had the usual things like daughter back at college (already had a sick day too 🤢)and the usual stuff that comes with [...]

A Level Results Day

Howdy peeps, If you or someone you know has A/S or A level results today, please accept my congratulations. 🎉🎊👏🙌👨‍🎓👩‍🎓 I've heard a lot of GCSE and A level students being fearful of not getting the grades they need (understandable given the news in Scotland the last few days), but they also seem reluctant to [...]

Happy Leavers Day!

Howdy Peeps! Weird times indeed. It is school leavers day for many yr2 and yr 6 pupils....and ALL GCSE and A-Level teens! There are no proms or leavers books, many friends already not in school, but it is still a special day and the start of their next chapter. My daughter will not go to [...]

Chriiiiiiissssstmaaaaassss!

Happy Friday peeps! Last day of school for us today!! A lot of people have broken up already or will do today. (Sorry if that's not you... you're doing an amazing job, keep it up!) This is also the last Christmas holidays of the decade!! Where the heck did that go? More specifically for us, [...]

Back To School (Universal)

Hey Peeps! Thought I'd share my list of back to school essentials for any age group, whether you've got a kid starting school or are in Adult/Higher Education...or anywhere in between, these will work: Pencils. Let's start with the obvious: Mechanical or not, get several and buy either ones with eraser tops or buy separate [...]