It’s April 2021. How has it been over a year since the UK’s first lockdown, to combat coronavirus? A lot has changed in that year – some big businesses have permanently shifted to working from home and schools have adapted to remote learning – twice. It’s been quite the journey, but hopefully one that’s starting … More How lockdowns looked for me | A Day in the Life
Over the third lockdown, I’ve written once already about my first thoughts on remote teaching, and on delivering parent’s evening from home, but I’d like to bring it full circle.
These are my final thoughts on what it was like to teach from home. … More Final thoughts | Teaching from Home
What an unusual first term we had before Christmas! I don’t know about you, but I felt knackered. I’ve been told that the autumn term is always the hardest, and I don’t doubt it. Lots of experienced teachers echoed that it was likely the hardest September-December they’d ever faced so, whether you’re training, a veteran … More Placement #2: Hitting the Ground Running | PGCE: Day in the Life
How are you going to celebrate doing so well to make it this far in the academic year? And what’s the best way to celebrate Christmas as a teacher? This is what I’ll be doing over the next fortnight: … More Christmas as a teacher: Step-by-step | Day in the life
[4-minute read] There are a lot of options to think about, but you shouldn’t stress while training to teach; I’ve done the thinking for you. Here’s how to say goodbye to placement #1. … More Saying goodbye on placement | PGCE: Day in the Life
[4-minute read] “Here’s what to expect from the first four weeks of a (normal) PGCE training year.” … More What to expect from the first four weeks | PGCE: Day in the Life
[6-minute read] ‘For the past few months, the UK has, inch-by-inch, come out of its nationwide Lockdown. It’s been an experience, to say the least…This was one day in the life of Lockdown 2020, for yours truly’ … More A productive day in the life of Lockdown