First day at school

First day at school

Today you head into what would be year one. I see pictures of excited children walking into school with their friends and for a brief second the ‘you are different’ moment hits. It’s not for long, you go back to a place you love, you have your...

Last day of school!

So the school holidays start! Today Z says bye to his first official teacher, the first one that had him full time, the one that helped him so much last year, the one we didn’t want to go! We adapted with her across the corridor and took to the new teacher well. We’ve...

Parents evening and friendships

Tonight was parents evening, to have a look through Z’s books at his drawing, his mark making, following letters, painting, matching and ordering is amazing. To see what he can achieve or does achieve on a daily bases is great. To see the work the staff has put...

Eleven months

Eleven months you’ve watched me for. Thirty eight weeks. One thousand one hundred and forty hours you’ve watched me. Ok maybe some of those facts are wrong, mams writing this and not me and of course I didn’t let her get much sleep last night, my...

Education

I have to admit I’m one of the actual lucky ones when it comes to Z’s education. I debated with the whole mainstream verses Sen school. Unit maybe? I had him signed up to mainstream. I was ready to fight for a 1:1. When I heard there were going to be 31...

A note to Z’s teacher

Eight weeks have passed that you’ve now been teaching Z, I’ve only spoken to you briefly after school. The first time we met as a parent I was nervous, apprehensive and scared. You see my son has been in school a year and half, he’s come on so well, I was scared of...

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