Literacy · Uncategorized

Success with spellings at home

As a teacher, I need to teach spellings; as for sending them home to learn, I have mixed feelings! As I am sure many parents do too! But like it or not, the new government agenda puts complex spellings as a high priority, so it is even more important to get into good habits early… Continue reading Success with spellings at home


Parenting Power

I am passionate about positive parenting and behaviour management, and enjoy empowering parents with their own solution which fits their family. No family is the same, and I don’t believe there is a parenting approach that fits all. What works for one, might not have the impact on another family. All children are different, just… Continue reading Parenting Power

Mathematics · Uncategorized

Helping our Children become Mathemagicians!

As teachers, we can help motivate and inspire the mind. We can foster a life long love of learning. We can teach knowledge and skills, care and nurture, but we cannot do it in isolation. In 2008 a lot of research was done into the teaching and learning of mathematics (Peter Williams report), one of their… Continue reading Helping our Children become Mathemagicians!