17/01/2019

Staff Meeting

This is Pat. It was staff meeting time and seating position was vital. The front row was empty but there was just one space at the back. He was adamant that neither ‘chatty Becky’ nor ‘100 questions Gail’ was going to beat him to that spot.
17/01/2019

Moderation Night

Dave, 47. Year 5 Classteacher. It’s cluster moderation night & everyone is bringing 9 books with coloured post its to show which objectives their children have […]
17/01/2019

Are You a Cat or a Dog?

A shortened version of the original Latin phrase “Carpe diem quam minimum credula postero” meaning “seize the day, trusting as little as possible in the future.” Commonly used to justify spontaneous behaviour and to make the most out of today, because one doesn’t know if they’ll live to see tomorrow.
17/01/2019

CPD Training

Robert, 59. Taught Maths in the same school for 30 years. Has to attend weekly behaviour management CPD.   #catteacher #catteachers
17/01/2019

Windy

Christopher, Trainee, 22. Just found out he’s teaching bottom set year 9 today, P6. With only the help of an external supply. It’s windy.   #catteacher […]
17/01/2019

Red Lines

John, 65. Maths teacher of 40 years. Never having attempted a single plenary or starter. Ever. Here is John one term before retirement reading the schools […]
17/01/2019

World Book Day

Mr. Dean, 26, NQT Just been bollocked on World Book Day by Miss. Piper, Head of English. Mr Dean forgot to google ‘Is Pirates of the […]
17/01/2019

Then and Now

This Alex, an NQT, in September Excited to try out all the great ideas he learned on his PGCE       This is Alex again […]
17/01/2019

EYFS

This is Brian. Brian is new to EYFS. Today was the first day that his class changed for PE. Brian might call in sick on PE […]
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