Journal

Journal

Teachers, look after yourselves!

12th October 2018

As a teacher, it is second nature to look after the 30+ children in your care each day - but don't forget to look after yourself! With the growing pressures of this career, it is very important that you take care of your own mental health and wellbeing or you risk burning out.

Teach Primary: Empire Windrush

6th September 2018

I am pleased to announce that I have contributed to this month's issue of Teach Primary magazine with a Key Stage 2 lesson plan for Black History Month...

5 Minute SEN Bags: Reading and Writing Activities

6th June 2018

In this post, I will share some of my favourite Twinkl resources for supporting SEN pupils with their reading and writing skills...

5 Minute SEN Bags: Maths

20th May 2018

With 14.4% of UK pupils having Special Educational Needs (SEN), it can often be difficult for teachers to make sure they cater for all learners in their classrooms...

The Guardian: EAL Feature

16th March 2018

Last month, I wrote a journal entry about Useful Twinkl Activities fo New EAL Starters. The following week, I received this tweet from Matthew Jenkin, asking to interview me about teaching EAL students...

Launching a Science Week

7th March 2018

Organising a school Science Week for the first time can be a daunting task, especially if you're new to the role of Science Coordinator, as I was. My intention and hope for Science Week was to promote a love of all things scientific...