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 »

Joining in with Sports Day

Project 366 2016 Week 25-26

You might have read my post yesterday, it’s fair to say that Sports Day is not a date on the calendar that’s looked forward to with any great fondness.  Monkey doesn’t like it, in fact that’s quite an understatement.  Joining in with Sports Day just doesn’t happen here. We woke… Continue reading »

Oh god it’s Sports Day again

Oh god it's Sports Day again

It’s coming to the end of June, which means oh god it’s Sports Day again.  Please tell me that’s I’m not alone in thinking this! You see I have a son who doesn’t like sports, well he likes watching motor sports, but that’s not very helpful in this instance.  I can’t… Continue reading »