Six great things about parents’ evenings

Since writing about having an abundance mindset a couple of weeks ago, I've been trying to see the positive in everything - to see the opportunity in everything I do. You can read my post about how to develop an abundance mindset in your classroom here. Last week I found myself frustrated by the prospect …

The Healthy Teacher Project

As teachers our health should always be the most important thing, right? How many times have heard, or yourself said: “I would phone in sick but I have an important lesson to teach tomorrow?" How often is your sleep, mealtimes or exercise regime affected by your teaching workload?   Listen to this post here: The …

Detoxify your mind – The Healthy Teacher

Thousands upon thousands of words are written each week about what you should or should not put into your body. This additive may be poisonous, tonka beans may have pretentious side effects, carbs after midday may fill you up.

My Author Journey – six steps to help you write your first novel

I'm an English teacher with a dream to write novels. It's something that's been in the background of my mind for years but recently I made the decision to get started. I've been working on it over the last few months, and now have - by hook and crook - a (very rough) first draft. …