Bags of Sweets Initially bought for prize and reward purposes, that pretence might be maintained in polite company but left alone with a pile of marking we’ll be mainlining Haribo Tangfastics until the lines on the page begin to blur … Continue reading 5 Things You’ll Find in a Teacher’s Desk
Stories of overstretched schools relying on goodwill from the public are becoming the norm but has it always been this way? Have schools always been counting the pennies or were they flush with cash back in the good old days? As a Teacher… My HOD kept the supplies under lock-and-key, protected them from the geography team upstairs and maths team just down the way. At the beginning of every half term, my colleagues and I would approach her classroom sheepishly and ask for the meagre rations of equipment we’d need to see us through the next few weeks. When essential … Continue reading Have Schools Always Been Broke?