16 Things I Wish They Had Taught Me In School

I am 28 now. I don’t think about the past or regret things much these days.

But sometimes I wish that I had known some of things I have learned over the last few years a bit earlier. That perhaps there had been a self-im Continue reading “16 Things I Wish They Had Taught Me In School”

Reality about primary schools

The modern day primary schools in some ways is dictated by the beliefs of the parents, holding back the free flowing education that primary schools at large promote, one of the most controversial area is letting kids go on the school residential away days, this alone stirs up so much debate, in reality the participation allows pupils in most cases to interact with others from other schools on a day to day basis, also helps them develop listening skills as they must follow instructions from leaders and helpers from these residential establishments. Continue reading “Reality about primary schools”

Behind the scenes in a primary school

6 AM

Each day the majority of us start the day in the same way, that is those of us who have kids in education, primary school, secondary school or even in college. I didn’t mention uni because if your kids are going to uni then they are lucky enough to have grasped the knowledge of how schools work, the benefits and the pitfalls and understand exactly what is expected of them from their teachers, lecturers and obviously yourselves the parents.

The alarm clock goes off loud enough to awaken us, the parents, but the sound does not carry beyond the bedroom’s four walls. We want a few minutes peace but just, when we have started to enjoy our first cup of coffee of the morning, everyone stirs and the house comes alive. Doors slamming shut, children squabbling,  music pulsating through the walls and the patter of feet towards the kitchen. Continue reading “Behind the scenes in a primary school”