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The Writing Framework: How It Is Possible To Assess Writers And Not Just The Writing.

There has been a lot of talk around assessing children’s writing for a long time now.

Anxiety has been caused as a result of what constitutes independent writing. 459 more words

Perspective, Positivity and Procrastination 

Right now I’m sat writing this instead of doing a dozen other things but I need to write this; mainly because I am excellent at procrastinating and partly because I’m probably not the only one who’s had a rough week. 906 more words

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Not So Expensive Parents' Evening

Trying to break an expectation or a habit your children have got used to is not easy.  It was parents evening last night, and my children’s expectation was that we would go to the local take-away and come home with something to eat.   324 more words


Parent's Evening Update #Disappointed

Aw you guys!

Your never-ending faith in me and kind words of support are always cherished!

Well, I need to tell you that I will have to bottle up your luck and good wishes, and save them for another time, because I ended up not being needed! 101 more words


Parents Evening - Every Teacher's Nightmare! #MondayBlogs

Today I am about to embark on my first ever Parents Evening!

Yes, I’ve been teaching for a few years now, and I have the experience of talking one to one to parents, but in our nursery the parents meetings are held differently. 369 more words


A week of firsts…

As the title suggests, this week was a week of firsts. First parents evenings, first NQT observation, first NQT course, first assessment point and first school trip as an actual teacher. 984 more words

Parents' evening: The architect, the engineer and the wrecking ball

It seems like only five minutes since the start of the new school year but yesterday was parents’ evening once again.

Now this twice-yearly set of appointments doesn’t fill us with dread the way it does for some parents. 307 more words