Harvest Festival Memories

Autumn days, when the grass is jewelled And the silk inside a chestnut shell Jet planes meeting in the air to be refuelled All these things I love so well So I mustn’t forget No, I mustn’t forget To say a great big thank you I mustn’t forget. Clouds that look like familiar faces And a winter’s moon with frosted […]

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Parent Matters#1 – Early Years

This occasional series is for teachers and parents exploring areas of concern that parents have about all matters educational. ~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~ A number of parents have expressed concern that their youngsters will be pushed to learn before they are ready. I interpreted this to mean worries about ‘formal’ learning like sitting in rows writing, arithmetic and reading for the children. For […]

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Resource Centre – Week #19(Pass It On)

Before I set up this week’s Resource Centre for all the great ideas that can be shared can I ask you to do something for me first? As you may know Christine Mosler is going to Mozambique next week to follow a vaccine and see the work of Save the Children. The visit is part of the campaign ‘Pass It On’ to […]

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