Writing for the real world

By |2011-09-30T20:08:45+00:00September 30th, 2011|Blogging|

Having returned to teaching after six years out in the 'real world' (as one school governor, who shall remain nameless, is wont to say) I was determined to bring a bit of the real world back into my teaching when I took the role as English Leader at a large primary just outside Slough.   [...]

The library (or no turning back now…)

By |2011-09-30T19:16:00+00:00September 30th, 2011|Reading|

So the builders moved in this week and ripped out all the old shelves so it seems the new school library is actually going to happen. This coincided with a visit from the marvellous Marylin Brocklehurst from the Norfolk Children's Book Centre, who has agreed to supply us with our new fiction collection after completely [...]