Category: Teaching (page 2 of 2)

Thoughts ahead of nursery

Tomorrow is a significant date in Sophie’s life as she goes to nursery for the first time.

It’s only for an hour and I’ll be in the room doing some paperwork but it still feels like a seminal moment for her.

In two weeks’ time, when she starts there as a 3 day pupil (even that word seems strange), it really will mark a turning point for her.

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The pictures that make me smile

Thanks to Lucia Maguire for nominating me to do this.

My wife and I are no strangers to taking photos and so many of them make me smile. It wasn’t easy to decide which ones best summed up everything…especially when I don’t really have one that celebrates Jesus  and everything that God has done for me.

Still, here’s the five I came up with!

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Warfare in the classroom

So I started teaching my class about Hitler yesterday.

That’s a lot for these 10 and 11 year olds to take in, right?

However, at the same time, they demonstrate a remarkable emotional maturity to deal with major themes, horrible tragedies and difficult topics.

It was the first time I’d had them all totally hooked on what I was saying.

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