One week to go and things are really starting to feel real! Last week at work seemed to just be full of 'lasts' which has brought to reality the fact that life is about to change...… a lot! I'm really feeling sad to be leaving and the reality of not doing something for a living … Continue reading Already finding a better balance for life
3 weeks to go! I haven't written for a few weeks because I keep changing my mind on what to write about. Well, there is a lot going on so there is no wonder. In all honesty, I'm all over the place! I am really enjoying working with children again at Forest School. My usual … Continue reading Neither here nor there
6 weeks to go until I finish! This term I am having to step back so that Joe can have a trial run at managing the Forest School. This was always part of the planned transition but it seemed so much easier when I was planning it last September. In reality, its hard! Its not really … Continue reading The take over begins!
For those of you who have been keeping up to date with my blogs or who know me well will know that I have worked within education for 18 years and am planning on starting a year long sabbatical this July. This week was half term and will be the last school holiday that I … Continue reading The last school holiday!
On the whole, we are not encouraged to take risks. Why take risks? We should be trying to stay as safe as we can and provide safety for those we love and care for. This blog aims to challenge this philosophy and will identify why taking emotional, social and physical risks is absolutely essential for us all. Risk assessments are … Continue reading Why not take the risk?
Taking a sabbatical doesn't happen easily. I made to final decision to stop working the way I always had in September 2017 but on reflection, I knew that something needed to change in my life years before. On one hand I have built the job of my dreams. I enjoy going to work every day, I … Continue reading Don’t let your fears stand in the way of your dreams
For me, work has always been a part of my life and I think my parents helped me develop a good work ethic from an early age. I wake up every morning ready to work. Most of the time I go to my job at Forest School but on days off I still have work … Continue reading Why do we work?