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  • 13/09/2017
    I love the beginning of Autumn term- children in pristine uniforms with happy smiling faces and relieved parents, delighted to return to the routine that school brings. School is full of the sound of new learning, excitement and fun! Coming back to lead High Hazels, after working away in London this past year, has been … Continue reading Back to school…
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  • 08/05/2016
    When I was young, my twin  sister and I used to routinely do each others work at school.Luckily our teacher was very short sighted and never seemed to notice! I was great at spelling, she was brilliant at maths. All that changed one day towards the end of our time at primary school when we both … Continue reading Testing times ahead!
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  • 07/10/2015
    ‘An apple a day keeps the doctor away!’ or so I have heard it tell. Is that old saying really true? Will a  daily portion of fruit really keep me healthy? Many people still believe so. We do know that a healthy balanced diet, regular exercise, early bedtime and a jolly good nights sleep provide the very best health insurance. I … Continue reading An apple a day keeps the doctor away !
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  • 18/09/2015
    Bertie , a tortoise currently quietly residing in county Durham, has risen to great fame according to the news this week. The reason? He has achieved a world record! For Bertie has the athletic promise of Mo Farrar and managed to cover 5.48m in 19.59 seconds, smashing the previous best time, which stood since 1977. … Continue reading Record breaking ambition and excellence.
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  • 11/09/2015
    ‘I’m late…I’m late…for a very important date!’ So sang the white rabbit as he rushed ahead of Alice down the rabbit hole in that marvellous Disney cartoon of Alice in Wonderland. I hate being late for anything don’t you? I suspect that this comes from the time when I had to catch a 7.15 am … Continue reading White rabbit wisdom.
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  • 24/04/2015
    My mother says that I learned to speak before I learned to crawl. Passers by would look into the pram and wonder where the words were coming from. I guess that I must have continued in the same vein because ‘chatters too much!’ was often the theme of my school report. Oh and I also … Continue reading What are words anyway?
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  • 13/04/2015
    name calling can have life long consequences for both victim and abuser- we need to take it seriously
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  • 09/04/2015
    What do you remember most from your childhood? Straight after breakfast, I would get on my bike and ride out into the country lanes around our home. My bike, of course, had the prerequisite cigarette cards attached to the spokes so that it made a fantastic clicking sound as it whizzed by. As a child … Continue reading Go wild this playtime!
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  • 25/03/2015
    Ambitions, even those expressed at an early age , can motivate learners to achieve highly.
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  • 24/03/2015
    Life is so much more interesting than a TV show- it's time to get out and about and learn with your child!
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