Reflections

Summer surprise

Miss Emily is fortunate in having an older sister who loves her. This comes in handy when the lure of the Isle of Skye proves more potent than the first ...
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Exoskeleton

Never let it be said that young children don’t pay attention. Una, aged two, and an Iverna Gardens pupil, is in the hospital waiting room, awaiting her scan. In the ...
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Tears of happiness

One of the more important skills that young children need to acquire is the ability to treat their friends kindly, to share and cooperate with them. To help with this, ...
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Party

Miss Susanna’s lunch bunch is nothing if not fun. This week she made an attempt at a mini-project on spring. With the London temperature close to zero, the children were less ...
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Sugar

The summer term is (often) the term when we teach the children about the continents. Amongst many other activities, they make their own map of each continent and position on ...
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To train or not to train

Whatever sparks imagination in children, they (the children) are not usually short of it. One morning, two boys arrived at the junk-modelling table. The possibilities of junk-modelling are unrestricted! We ...
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Post Office

The sun is shining (yes, really) and Sean is busy, fussing over his post office, writing all sorts of important stuff. A customer (Miss Felicity) approaches “Please may I buy ...
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