Reflections of a Summer Well Spent

Last year I wrote a post reflecting on the positives and negatives of summer 2012.  We had just spent the summer weeks on an Aztec, Mayan and Incan adventure box.  We had a great time, but it didn't really fill every child's needs that summer.  Using the points I made and the changing needs I could see…


Reflections: 2012-2013 Academic Year – Older Children

Whilst this year has been difficult for many reasons, academically it has definitely been our best yet.  We have seen huge growth in the older ones.  They are maturing, and whilst issues crop up regularly, these we can discuss and the children listen, take on board and try to change.  I can see this especially with T11 who…


Reflections: 2012-2013 Academic Year – Littles

As we are drawing to a close on our academic year (just 5 full weeks left to go), I find myself in my usual reflective mood.  What did we do well?  What was a failure?  And what do we change to make next year our best ever? What worked well? Including B2 in school Having…