Category Archives: Education

The Rivals by James Naughtie

I’m enjoying this unofficial biography far too much. One of the many passages which caught my eye gives an amusing yet critical insight to the nature of the relationship between the PMO & the press: The 2001 General Election Campaign… Two … Continue reading

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Weekending

I’m spending the weekend marking homework (YR10 & YR13) and writing a film treatment, whilst caring for a sick child and entertaining a lively one. Having recently discovered, or should I say, admitted, that I am not very good at … Continue reading

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In the classroom continued…

I’ve now been able to rearrange the furniture in my classroom thanks to my HOD who took all the English department boxes and left them in a tidy pile in the corridor. Suddenly, my room is HUGE. There are 12 … Continue reading

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In the classroom

I took my children into school today and showed them my classroom for the first time. It’s still full of boxes destined for the English department, so my humble Media Studies books and papers looked lost and alone on my … Continue reading

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