July 2016

Thought I’d share

2016-07-31T11:31:43+01:00July 31st, 2016|Blog, Personal|

So it's Sunday morning and I've had a lie in but it appears that my god-kids have been up doing some maths this morning. My god-son Vinnie was up at 8 am and his sister Madison ploughed in after breakfast and there was some much-needed golden silence in their household [...]

Blogging and Twitter

2016-07-24T01:06:37+01:00July 24th, 2016|Blog, Personal|

In October 2014 I wrote a post about why I blog and tweet (I still don't know what makes a good or a bad blog post by the way!) and then in Feb 2015 I wrote my "idiots guide to Twitter". I suppose the point of this post is to [...]

A reminder

2016-07-23T23:58:23+01:00July 23rd, 2016|Blog, Personal, Teaching|

Today has been the first time in a few years where we haven't been saying goodbye to someone in the team or saying our own farewells on the last day of term - the department is stable and we have no one leaving either. I know this isn't the case [...]

December 2015

Yay! Term 1 done.

2015-12-23T08:58:17+01:00December 21st, 2015|Blog, Personal|

Yay. We made it. Term one is done and dusted but what a term it has been! The academic year started with the school where we moved to last September expecting a visit from Osfted – as a school that “requires improvement” already being an academy if they didn’t like [...]