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Stress - Friend or Foe?

Stress - Friend or Foe?
Stress gets almost universal bad press. It is responsible for heart disease and its close relations of high blood pressure and high cholesterol levels. It worsens asthma, causes headaches and depression along with a whole host of gastrointestinal nasties such as IBS and heartburn. It is associated with worsening or increasing the risks of diabetes, obesity and Alzheimer’s disease. Read More...

Social Media Age Restrictions - Be in the Know

Social Media Age Restrictions - Be in the Know
his useful inforgram gives the age restrictions for each social media platform according to their terms of service. Knowing the age restrictions can help you manage how you are using social media as a learning tool within school. Read More...

Playing Truant

Playing Truant
Taking the first couple of days of term as leave, although entirely legitimate, feels like playing truant, so why on earth am I writing this? Not only am I playing truant from the office, but I’ve also stolen a few hours leave from motherhood as Himself takes the small peeps to a theme park. Read More...

World Tourism Day

World Tourism Day
Today is World Tourism Day! For most people tourism is an interesting and vital part of going on holiday and is an excellent way to embed yourself in the culture of the country you are visiting. But don’t forget that you can be a tourist at home too! Read More...

Humbled by Harvest

Humbled by Harvest
Harvest time in school brings an opportunity to truly develop an understanding of giving and thanksgiving. The gift of generosity to our fellow is a powerful lesson for both children and adults alike... Read More...

Be Inspired by Pinterest

Be Inspired by Pinterest
Increasingly, learning is happening online, so it’s no surprise that bulletins boards have also moved online. Enter Pinterest. Read More...

European Day of Languages

European Day of Languages
European Day of Languages (officially on the 26th September but celebrated as near to that as possible in our school) is a time for the whole of the school to get involved in language learning. We encourage parents (or anyone that would like to really!) to come in and help to make the day memorable and a great success. In my school I take full benefit of this and get everyone involved in the celebrations... Read More...

Great British Beach Clean: Gloves on - Let's Hit the Beach!

Great British Beach Clean: Gloves on - Let's Hit the Beach!
My favourite time of the year is upon us! The Great British Beach Clean has been running since 2013 and is organised by the Marine Conservation Society. They encourage people to clean beaches and survey their results to help front campaigns to educate people about the litter found on beaches... Read More...