The Year Five journey begins

The Year Five journey begins

I’ve taken time off from the blog over the last few weeks to spend every free moment with my son when I haven’t been working, so it’s been a bit quiet in this little space.  The end of the school holidays came along way too fast for us and I wasn’t really prepared for this…Continue reading The Year Five journey begins

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The end of Year Four

I’ve really not had my eye on the ball in 2019, too much going on and at times it’s been a real struggle to keep everything on an even keel.  I seem to have blinked and all of a sudden we are at the end of Year Four! I’m typing this post and I’m really…Continue reading The end of Year Four

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…Continue reading Transition Day as Year Five awaits

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…Continue reading The reluctant reader journey continues

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…Continue reading Experiencing a school residential for the first time

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…Continue reading The end of Year Three