Am I Being Resilient Today?

Am I Being Resilient Today?

Monday kicked off with finding out that my youngest child has got a place at the Infant school we put down as first choice. It’s a fantastic school and I am 100% confident that he will get an incredible start to his education. On Tuesday I faced my fear of...
A School, a Refugee Camp and Teachers Who Just Won’t Quit

A School, a Refugee Camp and Teachers Who Just Won’t Quit

On Tuesday, I went to visit the incredible human that is Natalie H Scott, and teach in the school at the Grand-Synthe Refugee Camp in Dunkirk. When Natalie told me about working there I asked if I could go because like her I believe that children, no matter what their...
How Being 10% Braver Leads To A Book Deal

How Being 10% Braver Leads To A Book Deal

If you’ve ever described yourself as ‘just’ a Teacher, ‘just’ a Mum, or ‘just’ an anything, this is for you. Yesterday I met with a genuinely lovely guy called David Bowman, the MD at Crown House Publishing. There had been a...
4 Ways To Be More Control Of Your Own CPD

4 Ways To Be More Control Of Your Own CPD

What’s your 5, 10 and 15 year plan for your own professional development? a) I’m all on it like a car bonnet. b) Courses of course. I love a good lunch me. c) What’s CPD? I’ve spoken before about how many of the teachers I coach see CPD as something that is done...
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