So next Friday is Year 6 induction day.

We get them and their parents in on the Thursday evening – I so need to finish my speech !

They have lessons and meet their Heads of House on the Friday (I so need to finish THAT timetable).

We disguise it as induction but from my point of view it’s all about assessment (they have online tests, English Department gets a sample of their handwriting, they do group work and listening in Music) and then I can start putting them into sets.

EVERY member of staff has been told to tell us of anyone that stands out (good or bad) – forewarned is forearmed after all!

It’s a nice day really, the only thing that never gets better is 150 little children calling “miss miss” all day – there was a reason I never went into Primary School teaching!

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