Journal

Journal

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...

My 10 Most Popular Resources

20th February 2018

As a contributor to TES, I thought I'd share with you my most popular resource from the last 12 months. Hopefully they can be helpful to other teachers and save you some precious time...

Useful Twinkl Activities for New EAL Starters

7th February 2018

Receiving a new EAL pupil into your class, with little to no English, can be a daunting prospect for any teacher. In this post, I aim to share with you some of the activities I have used with EAL pupils...

5 Useful Apps for Teachers

22nd January 2018

Although there are many useful educational apps that can be accessed by pupils within the classroom, this post recommends apps that can be used by teachers to aid organisation and creativity. These are some of the applications I have found most useful...

Preparing for September

15th August 2017

What colour do you associate with September? This was a question we were asked in a recent CPD session. We had quite the rainbow of answers. I chose green. Green - for fresh starts and the turning over of new leaves...