30 Day Blogging Challenge: Day Seven

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  Day 7, My 5 favourite songs. This is a nice cheery post after the last one about fears, and those damn frogs! With regards to music I like a bit of a mixture really, and will pretty much listen to anything. It completely depends on the mood I’m in and the task I’m doing at the time. 1. At the end of the day – Les Miserables 2. The Killers – Mr Brightside 3. […]

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30 Day Blogging Challenge: Day Six

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  Right, hopefully I’ll manage to stay on track now that things are settling down at home. Who’d have thought moving house was so stressful?! I never want to see bubble wrap and cardboard boxes again haha. Anyway, on with the challenge! Day 6: What am I afraid of? Hmmm.. I’m actually afraid of a few things, snakes and big spiders like most girls though. But I would have to say my biggest fear is […]

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30 Day Blogging Challenge: Day Five

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  Day five, extremely late again, things have been so hectic with the new house here. Todays challenge is a little harder than the others so far! My proudest moment…Well, I’d have to say I am pretty darn chuffed to have made it to the end of my degree. But I am extremely proud of myself at the moment as I have just found out I will be graduating in September with a First Class […]

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30 Day Blogging Challenge: Day Four

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  Here I am again, attempting to post as many of these as I can to catch up (sorry about that again everyone!). But day four: my dream job. Well hopefully by now if you’ve read any of the other content on my blog you’ll have a pretty good idea what my dream job is, well I hope so or else I need to revisit my blog posts haha! Anyway, my dream job is to […]

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30 Day Blogging Challenge: Day Three

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  Ok, so I’m extremely far behind with these posts now! Turns out finishing uni, moving house and changing jobs leaves little time for blogging. But we’re all moved into our new house now, and I hope I don’t see another cardboard box or roll of bubble wrap for quite some time! So, anyway, without further ado I’ll get on with day three’s post. My favourite quote. Well, anyone who knows me knows I love […]

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30 Day Blogging Challenge: Day Two

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Right, slightly behind with this challenge already, that doesn’t bode well does it! Things have been a bit hectic here, have just found out me and Lliam have managed to secure the new house we wanted, so things are all steam ahead with moving. So it’s been busy busy here. Anyway, I’ll catch you all up with the challenge to date. So day 2 – 20 facts about me..Some I’m sure you’ll think are strange […]

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30 Day Blogging Challenge: Day One

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So, after starting this blog a while back now I have been struggling to find time to sit and blog, even though I have so many interesting topics to talk about with you all! So, to get me into the swing of things as a new blogger, I thought I would do a ’30 day blogging challenge’ which I saw a fellow blogger Life of A Onesie Wearer post¬†(you can find her fab blog here). […]

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TES Membership

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The Times Education Supplement (TES) is a valuable tool for anyone working within, or interested in, teaching and education. After all it is “essential weekly intelligence for the education professional”. Each issue of the magazine, released every Friday, is packed full of news, discussions and ideas to keep us all up to date. Each issue is 2.90, however I managed to get mine on an introductory offer with four issues for just ¬£1. Bargain! Although, […]

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Teacher’s Workload; Too Much?

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Teachers workload, brain drain, and burn outs have all been headlines in the media recently, but is the workload really as bad as they are making it out to be? I’ve read up on the topic and present my take on it within this post. Here are some facts from Teacher Toolkit (2016) about teachers workload: 1. No matter what you say, do or refine, teaching by default is exhausting 2. Without a change in […]

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Sheffield Hallam Interview

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Today I had my interview at Sheffield Hallam University for the Pre-service Post 16 and Further Education PGCE programme, and I think it went very well. I actually came away from the interview wishing it was my first choice as they made me feel so welcome, but I had already decided to go to Doncaster after being offered a place and securing my placement at John Leggott College in Scunthorpe. Anyway, I thought I would […]

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