Introducing the Gruffalo Teacher’s Pack

I’m super excited to be able to introduce you to the new Gruffalo Teacher’s Pack – Provided by the Forestry Commission, this collection of curriculum-linked pack of activities designed to encourage learning outside the classroom for Early Years and Key Stage 1. The Gruffalo has long been a staple of any EYFS / KS1 classroom – it was in fact a suggested text for one of the old KS1 SATs tasks of writing a character description when I was teaching Year 2 myself and it’s appeal never seems to wane.  It is a true modern classic and a joy to work with in the classroom. The Gruffalo Teacher’s Pack consists of four main sections and can either be worked through step by step or dipped into for individual programmes or activities – as a supply teacher this is great as it means it’s something I can keep to hand for…

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ClassDojo – A school communication app – Review

ClassDojo – A school communication app – Review

What is ClassDojo? Have you heard of ClassDojo? Does your child’s school use it? ClassDojo is the most popular school communication app for … View Post
Checking in on eighteen goals for 2018

Checking in on eighteen goals for 2018

At the start of this year, I wrote a list of eighteen goals for 2018, published it and promptly forgot about it.  I never looked … View Post
If I were a rich man

If I were a rich man

Ok let’s start off by saying if I were a rich man that would be really odd – but it made a good title &… View Post
VLOGMAS Week 3

VLOGMAS Week 3

Three whole weeks of daily uploads to YouTube.  I’m exhausted and rather sick of the sight of my own face!  That said, with … View Post
Seven Weeks of Summer – Week 1

Seven Weeks of Summer – Week 1

Wow what a busy week it has been!  I had all these great plans to schedule in a few posts for you while we … View Post
The ‘How well do you know me?’ tag

The ‘How well do you know me?’ tag

This week Kate from Family Fever tagged me as one of her favourite blogs *blush* and then asked that I complete the following questionnaire … View Post