My Classroom Organisation

Getting ready for the new school year is a BIG job, but luckily, I am very fortunate to have the best team of teaching assistants to help. We spent the last week getting everything (well as much as possible) sorted for September. I like to freshen up all the display boards and reading areas etc... Continue Reading →


Getting Organised! 

On a previous post, I mentioned how on a Sunday I like to get organised for the week ahead and make sure I have all food in for the week and prep the meals I can do! I tend to prep breakfasts, snacks and lunches for my boyfriend and myself up to Wednesday. To help... Continue Reading →

Phonics Fun

As a Key Stage 1 teacher, phonics is fundamental throughout every day and I love teaching it. When I first began teaching, I must admit, I found phonics daunting, however now I really enjoy it and seeing the children learn to read and write is so rewarding. Here is one of the games I have... Continue Reading →

Some of my favourite teatime treats!

When I am having a gathering with family and friends, I love to bake! On this 'little'plate of delights are shortbread, flapjacks, cornflake cakes and chocolate discs. Here is the recipe for the chocolate discs, which are so easy to make and can be personalised and decorated any way you wish! Chocolate Discs You can... Continue Reading →

Surviving my NQT year!

I can't believe it, but I have nearly completed my NQT year! I am teaching year 2 in a lovely, small village primary school in Shropshire. I would be telling a few fibs if I was to say that this year had been easy! Honestly, it has been incredibly challenging, tough and a lot of... Continue Reading →

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