Me and My Cousin

One day I was at my uncle’s house, playing with my two cousins the same age as me.  I have one younger cousin and I was playing my favourite game and she was next to me. I was into the game so much I would not move from this mobile game if you said you were...

My First Day at Holbeach Primary School

I had just moved to the country from Bulgaria and I was very nervous about school. I didn’t know any English and I had no friends there, when a member of staff from the office took me to my class. She took me to my new teacher, Mr G and introduced me but not...

THE ISLE OF WIGHT, FINALLY!

The travel to the great Isle of Wight was the greatest journey of my life. I saw the clear blue sea at first, I was so invested that it was a luxury hotel and the food was bring to you but it wasn’t! It kinda looked like a flat but the lady who was there, her...

That Time in the Medical Room.

I raced along the corridor with straight legs, past the Whitcourt Farm display to the toilets.  Mr Reedy had suggested an early lunch and whilst I was incredibly grateful to have been invited to back to Holbeach for the reading training, my bladder was bursting.  I...

A Conversation with My Dad

I thought I’d be going over the park after lunch, you know the climbing frame, the roundabout and just hanging about with whoever was around.  And then he asked me.  My dad asked me if I wanted to go over to the park and ride my bike.  With him! I felt so special that...

THE JOY OF TEACHING – SPY SCHOOL

This is a reflection, a first draft, of a very joyful memory of teaching. I am sure it will go through a number of versions as I continue to work on it over the next few months, or when the mood takes me. But I hope you enjoy this first version. THE JOY OF TEACHING:...