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What We Did On Our Holidays!

By Bruce, a supply teacher from Norwich

What we did on our holidays……. It sounds like the title of the first piece of writing we had to write on return to primary school in September.

However, the Step Blogger editor asked me how I spent my summer holiday.  Well, apart from spending it wondering when my next pay might be coming in, I was involved in three events this summer that made me think of our concept of ‘community’.

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Time For a Change

By Bruce, a supply teacher from Norwich

So far, my blogs have been defiantly light, stressing the funny side of supply teaching, but I feel the need for a change.  There is the danger when one is working relatively outside the system, that one can become flippant about the very real pressures facing full-time teachers today.  Recently, I have felt a mixture of luck and real concern; a curious mixture.  Luck for having taken early retirement from full-time teaching before the goal posts were moved over the horizon, and concern for the colleagues I come across in the various schools in which I find myself teaching.

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