The understatement of the year will be that has been the strangest and most unexpected year most of us will probably (and hopefully) ever experience. When schools closed to the majority of pupils in March, I don’t think anyone really thought they would still be largely empty until September. As a result, this has been
By Miss G. I applied for around ten schools before hearing back from at least one. I was starting to get disheartened as I was unsure how to make my application stronger. When I received the email informing me that I had been shortlisted for a school, I was elated! The shortlisting task involved selecting
Dear fellow teachers, Teaching from home is not as easy as it may look. Away from the classroom, many of us are struggling with remote teaching. You miss your students, and you miss school. Swapping the hustle-and-bustle of school for a more quiet home environment can be a struggle. It can be lonely. I get it.
Things are hard at the moment. Things are perhaps the hardest you’ve ever experienced in your life-time. But remember, focusing too much on negative news (no matter how much is going around) can have a tremendously bad impact on your mental wellbeing. To take the edge off things in this Corona/Covid-19 pandemic, so that you