Today was one of the busiest days I’ve had at school all year! Maybe it’s a good job we only get Feb 29 every four years
I’ve had almost non-stop meetings all day. However, our poor year 6/7′s have so been looking forward to their annual 2 dat aquatics program and the weather here in Adelaide has been horrendous. It has poured with rain all day (so they didn’t need to go in the sea to get wet) and it has been very cold and windy. They all had to come back early so only got to do two of their activities instead of three. Hopefully, tomorrow will be better!
Unfortunately I woke up this morning at 4.30am. To make the oct of the time I went for a 10k run, so it feels like it has now been a very long day.
Eventually the morning at school started with an excellent sharing assembly by our Year 5/6 class Maple. Covering VCOP, drama, history and art, the children gave us a fun and informative look at what they had been covering over the last 8 weeks.
Afterwards it was time to meet with a fellow ‘new Headteacher’. One exciting job today was meeting with ‘Go Bonkers’ to plan a Jubilee Fun Day for the children. Hopefully we will be able to entertain 800 children at our school. Bouncy castles, inflatable assault courses and towering climbing walls: these are just some of the ways we will entertain them.
Tonight our Year 5/6 girls football team played at Upminster Park. Despite putting in a good performance, we lost. Apparently the longer out takes to get your first win, the sweeter it tastes once you achieve it. Despite the nature of the result, the girls enjoyed themselves and are now itching to play Parklands in March.
Now (at 11.24pm) it is time for bed and a fun day tomorrow dressed as Willy Wonka. I just hope the children can work out who I am.
I’ve been working as a media researcher all day long and probably for a few hours more yet. I move house on Friday so this evening will consist of frantic packing and eating everything in the fridge!