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  • Play Therapist in Training

    I am currently training to be a Playtherapist and Creative Psychotherapist. Read about my journey to date.
  • Reopening our Schools, Considerations for SETs

    I have had a number of messages from people asking what I thought about the new reopening guidelines in particular for the Special Education Teache...
  • Supporting the Reluctant Reader

    💜 Madeline Finn and the Library Dog 💜  A powerful book by Lisa Papp highlighting the voice of the struggling reader. We all have children in our cl...
  • Differentiated Instruction: Meeting the needs of all learners

    I have always been interested in meeting the needs of all learners in my class. I suppose like many other teachers, I have always been faced with a...
  • Literacy Assessment in September!

    There has been a lot of chat on some FB groups about ‘missed Standardised Testing’ and how schools will catch up with this in the Autumn term. Gran...
  • My Top Tips for Completing your SAF

    I think the more personable you can come across the better. I always say roll the cinema for them and allow them to picture you in that job. 🎥 You ...
  • Classroom tips from my Reading Recovery Experiences

    In my Instagram Q&A this week one follower asked me to share what I have brought back to the classroom with me after 8 years of Reading Recove...
  • Spelling Advice for Parents and Teachers

    Are any of you parents struggling with writing activities with your children at home? Do they all of a sudden not remember how to spell even the mo...