Project 365 2017 Week 28-29

Project 365 2017 Week 29

Project 365 2017 Week 28-29 Day 190 – 203 Sunday 9th July –  Day 190 We started our day at the Midland Air Museum, next to Coventry Airport.  There are lots of planes to see from across the years and we saw a different boy today.  It seems that Monkey wanted to… 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 »

A different boy at Sports Day

A different boy at Sports Day

Monday was the day in the school calendar that I’ve come to dread, Sports Day.  It’s been a source of tears and frustration for Monkey since pre-school.  If you’ve followed the blog over the last few years you will remember just how traumatic he finds the whole experience.  He has… Continue reading »

When Dress Up Day goes wrong

When Dress Up Day goes wrong

Just when I think I know my son, he likes to throw a curve ball and put me firmly back in my place.  He’s grown in so many ways this last year and it’s been such a joy to watch.  But my shy, and unsure little boy is still there,… Continue reading »

When things just click at school

When things just click at school

When things just click at school it’s really rather lovely to see.  It’s been a long hard slog for Monkey.  He’s been playing catch up with the other kids from the minute he started in the Nursery class really.  By Year One you could see just how big the gap… Continue reading »