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Five ways to make the most of your half term

October 30, 2010 Leave a comment

I really am the LAST person to create a tips list like this as I seem to either feel like I’ve worked all through a half term or that I’ve frittered the whole week away without noticing.  However, there’s the whole ‘do as I say’ thing to go on… Anyone else’s tips gratefully received!

1. Plan to relax
Actually decide times when you are going to do nothing and then don’t feel guilty about doing so. Read more…

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Half Term round up

October 30, 2010 Leave a comment

The Battle between relaxation and guilt

Well I managed to go out on a drive through the beautiful Berkshire countryside on Monday to make the most of a lovely day – the leaves in Windsor great park were stunning.

But other than that – well I did try to switch off.  Really I did.  Read more…

Time to stop

October 23, 2010 1 comment

Welcome to Half Term!

Looking at the posts of other UK teachers on Twitter and Facebook, clearly this half term holiday is well overdue for many of us.  And it’s time to stop.  Well earned time to stop.

So I’m stopping.  Sort of.  Read more…