Transition Day as Year Five awaits

Transition Day as Year Five awaits

In just under two and a half weeks the school year will be over and my son will have left Year Four behind him.  It hardly seems possible that he’ll be starting Upper Key Stage Two in September.  This morning he will have experienced Transition Day as Year Five awaits and probably for the first […]

The reluctant reader journey continues

The reluctant reader journey continues

From as far back as I can remember I’ve loved books.  Trips to Aldershot Library to pick up and exchange books was always a highlight of my week as a child.  I’m still a bookworm now and there’s a rather large pile of books to read by the side of my bed as a permanent […]

Experiencing a school residential for the first time

Experiencing a school residential for the first time

When my son started in Nursery class aged 3 and half it was so hard to imagine the time that he’d be experiencing a school residential for the first time. Even thinking of him being in Key Stage Two seemed like a lifetime away. But before we knew it he was in Year Four and […]

The end of Year Three

The end of Year Three

These last few weeks at school have been a really hard slog for us both, but now the term is over and we’ve reached the end of Year Three.  It’s been an interesting year with a few challenges along the way. We started the school year with the sunflowers towering over you, we were full […]

Sports Day in Year Three

Sports Day in Year Three

If you’ve followed the blog for a few years you may well remember the distress we’ve had here over Sports Day in the past.  It’s been my son’s least favourite day of the school year since he joined Nursery class aged 4.  Last year that was a little change, he joined in and won his […]