Monthly Archives: July 2012

Tired and Emotional

Today was tough. Started off ok with a meeting about our ICT services which we have been trying to sort out for ages. A positive meeting. Got some paperwork finished. Things seemed calm. Then the TA from the support group … Continue reading

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Transitions

Today started with an 8.00 meeting with the local Children’s Centre Manager. We try and catch up regularly as it is essential that we continue to work closely together, sharing support networks and services for parents/carers. She is also a … Continue reading

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Just another manic Monday…

For the children in my school with attachment issues, and there are many of them, Mondays are difficult. For the children with really serious issues, they are really difficult. Mondays in our suport group can be especially hard and today … Continue reading

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Disappointment

Friday morning was spent with my LA link person, looking at all my data and making OFSTED related judgements.  It was a very positive meeting.  I find that when I am talking about the school to other people I seem … Continue reading

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Replenishing the well…

One of the things that enables me to carry on doing the job that I do without completely burning out are the little oases that I get out of school every now and then.  I seem to have been out … Continue reading

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A glimmer of hope….

Tuesday morning was TOUGH. The children are getting very edgy about the impending break and worrying about who their new teacher is going to be. Children with attachment issues are worrying whether their 1:1 support will still be there for … Continue reading

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Dilemma

I have mentioned in previous posts that we are reintegrating a child from a local PRU into one of our classes. I have mentioned that she is living with Foster carers and that she has had a very troubled young … Continue reading

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