Interesting Times Ahead

Yo peeps, how y'all doing? Been interesting couple of days here! Mr B and I have both been moved to online study and lectures, I can't go out teaching and our daughter and chums have no final exams and effectively leave school forever from tomorrow! As I can't earn money how I used to, I'm [...]

My Baby Is All Grown Up!

Morning Peeps! Anyone out there with exam kids? I took my baby girl to her college open day yesterday! We're in the midst of mock exams, college applications and real-world changes. The college was great by the way, definitely has the courses she wants/needs. She received her NI number in the post this morning (for [...]

A Bit of Light Reading

Howdy Peeps! Firstly, it's 3 months til Christmas!!!! Secondly, the weather is pretty lousy today, so stay safe if you're travelling about! Yesterday was full of work and reading. I had paperwork to read through and a uni book to make notes on. If you are interested in the education system or how to support [...]

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 [...]

Back to School stuff

Hi-de-hi peeps. Are you bank holiday sale shopping? Now is a great time to pick up some bargains for back to school. Generic clothes and such are on sale, particularly in the supermarkets. Even our little sainsbury's has some vests, pinafore dresses and undies available. They also have a load of stationery and drinks bottles [...]

Well Done, Good Luck and Goodbye!

Howdy Friday Peeps! Are you looking forward to the Bank Holiday weekend? Do you get one? I'm working Saturday and Monday, but the atmosphere is different... so still nice. 🙂 Anyhoo, yesterday was GCSE results day. I'm pleased to say they passed! Not just my pupils, but friends' kids, former students, and adults alike. I'm [...]

A Level Results Day

Hi Peeps! In case you didn't know, it's results day! Anyone who took A Levels, A/S levels, higher NVQ or equivalent will get their results today. If that's you, or someone you know, I'm here to say Good Luck! Whether you got the grades you wanted, or not, you've worked hard. Well Done! Be proud [...]

I May Be Crazy…. but I’m Excited!

Howdy Peeps! Happy Fri-yay! I'm a bit late uploading a blog today, but I had to do a few things because I've had some very exciting news.... I've been accepted to do my Master's degree in Education !!!! I am excited and slightly terrified...and probably crazy for adding to the workload we already have! If [...]

College/Uni Planning

Howdy Peeps! Are you or someone you know off to further education after the summer? I'm sure you've heard me rave about Cheap Crafty Girl before (if not, you will) as I love her YouTube videos. I found her originally because she does amazing planner spreads, but she also does haul videos. Well her daughter [...]