Education News (June 2019)

Hi-de-ho Peeps! A few things to tell you; Firstly, Prom/leavers day is looming... I'm very excited for all you leavers, just be prepared. If you haven't done so already, pre-book any taxis and hired stuff now and plan your day with getting ready time, how you're getting home (or where you're sleeping if you live [...]

The Final Test

Helloooooooooooooooo Friday Peeps! Most year 11 pupils will finish school today. The last mainstream GCSEs are today, there are a few specialist ones like Further Maths next week, but most finish today. I just want to show some love for all the exam-takers, teachers and parents who've survived the last month or so. Well done [...]

Easy Summer Crafts for Everyone

Howdy Peeps! Apparently it's summer... (Not that you can tell outside) so for toddler group I was looking for some summer inspiration. I found the website Happiness is Homemade and found some cute crafts, including little plastic cup pineapples. You can paint the outside of cups yellow but I actually found some yellow ones in [...]

Education News

Helloooooooooo Friday Peeps! If you have survived SATs this week, (including parents and teachers) congratulations! It's all over now! πŸ™‚ The fun can begin and transition to secondary school can happen. Enjoy it!   For those out there that teach, homeschool or just want to help your child along a bit, I found an awesome [...]

GCSE Revision Tips

Howdy Peeps! GCSEs have begun! Practical and Oral exams are in progress and the first written exams are only 3-4 weeks away (depending on which options were taken). The good news is that it's not too late to revise. I will be focussing on last-minute revision but the methods can be used by year 10 [...]

Time Management 101

Helloooo Saturday Peeps! I had a lovely long chat with my daughter last night (seriously, it was like 1am!). She's trying to organise her life because she has a lot more going on now. So I thought I'd share with y'all what we talked about regarding time management for students. Prioritise: What's most important? What [...]

Encouraging Without Pushing

G'day Friday Peeps! It's hard not to turn into the pushy, over-competitive Mum. Especially when it comes to learning because that's my thing. My daughter is currently in the middle of Mid-Term exams (and is largely unimpressed with the whole thing, like every other pupil I've spoken to!). I have been reminding her to study [...]