No Screen Sunday – take 2

Following on from last Sunday's howling success (or maybe just 'howling') we decided to do No Screen Sunday again yesterday.  Here's nine tips from the day about what worked and what didn't: Getting up early for Junior Park Run - great idea. Dozy parents failing to notice that the junior park runner, having eaten her early breakfast … Continue reading No Screen Sunday – take 2

The Exam Factory: Part 2

In my previous blog post I wrote about the pressure that 10YO is facing in her SATS year at school.  The more I think about the wider context, I can understand how this comes about in Year 6. I’ve written elsewhere about the teacher-bashing in our right wing media. Education Minister Nicky Morgan is not … Continue reading The Exam Factory: Part 2