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Dyslexia and Me….

Dyslexia and Me….

The classroom can be a very intimidating, challenging and scary place for a student with dyslexia. It can be an environment the breeds anxiety and fear for those students and one that they simply wish to escape. This is definitely how I felt as child within the... Read More
Life is Art!

Life is Art!

“Be the light you want to attract” Life is Art and you are life! I believe everything we do, say, see and experience in life, even the way we think is all Art. The way an individual speaks whether that be with good British etiquette, artistic British or American road... Read More
Spiritual Wellness

Spiritual Wellness

When most people hear the word ‘spiritual’, they run a mile! For some it may mean big names like Mother Teresa, Martin Luther King. Ghandi or even Oprah. For me, spiritual means inner self; it’s a person with a set of values and beliefs that give us a purpose in our... Read More
Daring to Dream…

Daring to Dream…

‘All our dreams can come true if we have the courage to pursue them’– Walt Disney I believe that everyone has the ability to be courageous. Being courageous is like being brave and I think there will always be a situation in your life where you have to... Read More
Steampunk

Steampunk

Being a teacher is hard work, so most of us like to find ways to switch off and relax at the weekends. One way I like to have fun, is by being part of the Steampunk community. A lovely group of people that hold events all over the world. My students are very curious... Read More
A rewarding two and a half years at IES

A rewarding two and a half years at IES

If someone had told me three years ago I would be where I am right now I would not have believed them! I have been at IES for two and a half years now and I can honestly say that I do love my job. I started at IES part time doing two days a week to help with a new... Read More
My role at IES…

My role at IES…

I started at IES October of 2017 as an Associate Teacher and progressed into the role of ASDAN Lead this Spring term. This is my first job working within an educational setting but has always been a lifetime goal of mine. I studied at university qualifying with a BA... Read More
What I get up to on the weekend

What I get up to on the weekend

My weekends are full of fun and fitness. Every Saturday for the past ten years my alarm has been set for 7.30am, I can’t even remember what it’s like to have a lie in anymore! Having commitments like playing hockey is far more fun than spending my day lounging around.... Read More
All change for me at IES

All change for me at IES

My last few months at IES have been an absolute whirlwind. Following my successful stand-in response for science during the exam season over the last two years, once again, my skills were requested. During the last two years, for one reason or another, I have had to... Read More