Sit SATs

I was on Radio 5 Live two nights ago discussing the teaching unions decision to snatch back this year’s SATs exam papers from hands of the ten and eleven years who are, pens poised, ready to do them in just a couple of weeks.

The Headteacher who was my radio sparring partner said he’d asked […]

Grandparents – Treasures or Terrors?

My four children have perfect teeth, 4 x 32 = 128.

That’s 128 reasons to love my mum, their grandmother, right there. She would line the four of them up, or prop them against something if they were too young to stand, and count to one hundred all the time eyeballing them to make sure […]