One week in to Year Three

One week in to Year Three

We are one week in to Year Three and I thought I’d recap on what’s happened so far.  It’s been a big change for my 7 year old Monkey son.  He’d had the same teacher for two years, and had got very used to her, and the routine of that classroom…. Continue reading »

Goodbye Summer Hello Year Three

Goodbye Summer Hello Year Three

Wow, where did the holidays go?  It only seems five minutes ago I was picking my son up from his last day in Year Two.  Now its goodbye Summer hello Year Three as my 7 year old cheeky Monkey goes back to school today. We’ve had such a wonderful summer holiday… Continue reading »

The last day of Key Stage One

The last day of Key Stage One

It hadn’t really dawned on me that the last day of Year Two would also be the last day of Key Stage One.  It only seems like 5 minutes ago I was agonising over whether to leave Monkey in his pre-school setting for a second year or to move him… Continue reading »

Preparing to leave Year Two

Preparing to leave Year Two

I can’t believe that Monkey is preparing to leave Year Two.  It just doesn’t seem possible that he’s going to be old enough to be moving to Key Stage Two in September.  I know that for some of you, that means a different school, it did for me back in the… Continue reading »

Starting November with a bang

Starting November with a bang

Last Tuesday, 1st November we had our first Parents Evening of Year Two.  I help in class on Wednesday afternoon’s so have seen glimpses of how Monkey is doing this term.  But as you all know, school has been a rocky road for us, so I was eager to see… Continue reading »

New highs in October

New highs in October

As I look ahead to Monkey turning 7 next month, I’m reminded of some new highs in October.  My lovely, timid child is changing in so many ways, slowly coming out of his shell and joining in with activities.  Towards the end of last month we celebrated Daddy P’s birthday… Continue reading »