Dear Mr Zahawi…

Dear Mr Zahawi, I hope this letter finds you well.  Unfortunately, it finds me less than well. It finds me exhausted, feeling inadequate and not really knowing which foot to put forward first.  I understand 1 in 10 teachers were off school last week. In my school it was higher. In some it will have …

The Dark Night of the Soul

Today marks 8 years since the lowest point of my teaching career. I remember it vividly. However, looking back it was probably simultaneously the worst and best day of my career.  I was coming to the end of a long year in Year 6, and despite coming off the back of another good set of …