We changed our weekly programme around so that we could free up the end of the week for a visit by Adrian Underhill, which meant that we had the double blow of teaching on two bank holidays AND working longer on the Monday!
Sunday 3rd June 2012
|St Saviour's Parish Hall|
|St Saviour's Churchyard|
|Have to unearth the bed!|
Today I watched the bunting go up around the place. I don't have time to go to any of the planned street parties, as I will have to work. My husband has returned from the UK, bringing back my daughter's belongings- which means I have plenty of washing to keep me busy and her room is now buried under a mountain of stuff. It will be interesting to see if the house has room for it all, or whether she will have outgrown some of it, so that we can give it away! I am planning to redecorate, but will wait for her input. I really think the Barbie Pink has to go :-)
I love school half-terms. I can drive to work so much faster than normal, and this was also combined with a bank holiday so there were few cars on the road at all. No new students this week, so I was well prepared when I went in to teach. My boss decided to work with the Art studio down in the village. They are supplying art to enliven the white walls of our classrooms and the students get a discount if they buy any of it as a souvenir to take home.I rather liked these Peter Knight paintings in my classroom this week.
We laid on a little tea party for our students today, to celebrate the Queen's 60th jubilee. We made cucumber sandwiches, Victoria Sandwich cake and Pimms. I got up early to make a batch of my famous scones. Some of them were devoured by my colleagues in the break, but we had enough left to add butter, jam and cream for the students. All my neighbours seemed to have decided to put the flags out too.
In the evening, I took part in another chat and ended up writing the summary
|Tree bending in the wind|
|Angelica blown over:-(|
Friday 8thNicky's French husband Guy provided the lunch today and then our CPD session got under way. We were looking at Demand High teaching with Adrian Underhill, which I shall write about later.
In the evening we went out for dinner and then met up with the other musicians in the pub. The school had chosen the same pub for the Friday Evening Dinner, so we entertained my students for a while:-).
|The Smugglers Inn, Ouaisne Bay|
|Guess what I got for my birthday|
|Jersey Airport arrivals hall|