So we’ve well and truly hit it, Autumn, the season of gloom. The time where the novelty of the new academic year has well and truly worn off, when your shiny new stationery is already looking a bit limp and lacklustre, and you new diary is empty. Not because you’ve nothing going on, heavens forbid,… Continue reading Winter Drawers On
But wellbeing, to me that’s about being able to do those difficult things without guilt or recrimination, without becoming a bad guy in the eyes of our colleagues. About going home at the end of a difficult day feeling supported, valued and thanked for having done those difficult things.
I was a bit taken aback to hear that the previous incumbent had been asked to come in and check over my work “from a teacher’s perspective”
My son starts secondary school this term. He’s got his new bag, his uniform, his PE kit, he’s got a new pencil case, his lunch money and he’s got his autism
If picking up a purple, sparkly pen encourages a child to write a short story about a purple, sparkly dragon, is that not a marvellous thing?
I immediately knew I was going to get on with my HR Adviser when she picked a sparkly light-up yellow daisy pen to make notes with.
It’s only a week and a bit into the summer holidays and, even though I was at work all last week, I’ve already achieved a state of near Nirvana as I can, quite literally, feel the stresses of a challenging year drain away in almost direct comparison to the diminishing number of emails in my… Continue reading Summertime, and the Living is Easy