This is more for my own benefit so that I can record my time, reflect on stuff at the end of the week.
03:00 Woken by cat – restless for hour
07:15 Wake up and wash
07:40 Drive to work
07:50 Arrive at work. Eat fig tart and drink peppermint tea.
08:10 Enter office. Talk about Wednesday’s training with KS1 leader.
08:40 Talk about careers and Teaching School Key Information Form (KIF) with ITT Manager
09:00 Emails. Send witty email to neighbouring Teaching School Leads, titled ‘KIF from a Rose’
09:10 Share PPT for Wednesday’s training with KS1 Leader.
09:30 Make strong coffee.
09:35 Collect information on ITT for Key Information Form (KIF) from ITT Manager.
10:00 Return to office. Play ‘Hackney Colliery Band’ on Spotify whilst working on the KIF.
10:25 Emails (9 New)
10:35 Query an email regarding invoicing
10:40 Find and write out all the CPD we delivered last academic year into a spreadsheet
11:10 Input this into another spreadsheet
11:15 Realise spreadsheet is limited to being five cells wide. Be confused.
11:30 Get help from Head of School. Cause Head of School to be confused too. Head of School suggests a good solution. We move on.
11:35 Late morning wee.
11:40 Input all information about CPD into KIF
11:55 Receive Phonecall from Headteacher regarding details of invoice query earlier in the AM
12:05 Support Maths Hub Lead to know what a TeachMeet is.
12:15 Plan #TMNewham and contact Amjad Ali
12:25 Check emails (4 New)
|12:30 Go for lunch with Lucy at RoostersPiriPiri for some hummus.
13:15 Arrive back at school. Finish setting up the Wiki page for #TMNewham
13:25 Emails (4 New)
13:30 Toilet and Coffee ready for the PM
13: 35 Tidy up the publicity for the next #TMNewham and set up the Eventbrite.
13:50 Contact speakers over Twitter who already expressed an interest.
14:15 Read ‘Can I Build Another Me?’ by Shinsuke Yoshitake on the loo.
14:25 Help ITT Manager with a concern about recruitment.
14:40 Put together a PPT about the book ‘Can I Build Another Me?’
15:00 Attend to an urgent email about the NPQSL
15:05 Panic and continue to make the PPT
15:15 Watch YouTube video of ‘Little Rabbit Foo Foo’ to decide whether it is appropriate for an Anti Bullying Week Text in Nursery Reception
15:17 Decide it isn’t. Find and order ‘Words Are Not For Hurting’ on Amazon Prime.
15:18 Add ‘Words Are Not For Hurting’ onto the Anti Bullying PPT with ‘Can I Build Another Me?’
15:20 Try to find which room the INSET is in.
15:28 Go to INSET room. Share the Anti Bullying Week PPT with all staff
15:31 Sit as Assessment Manager outlines Assess and Review with all staff.
15:45 Headteacher shares concerns about quality of my display (fair point)
15:55 Come down to talk to KS1 Phase Leader about PPA cover tomorrow
16:05 Make cups of peppermint tea for the Year 5 team. Tell Mr R I am covering him all day.
16:18 Find Mr C to see whether or not there will be team teaching tomorrow.
16:22 Text housemate/colleague imploring her to leave so we can see the cats.
16:34 Put on ‘Christmas Hits’ playlist on Spotify in my office. (All I want For Christmas Is You – Mariah Carey)
16:39 RE Consultant pops in to say hi. Makes suggestions for altering publicity for a future conference about Religious Literacy.
16:42 Edit publicity as soon as RE Consultant leaves.
| 16:52 Leave work. Drive back to the flat with housemate and a friend.
17:04 Say hello to cats. Be spurned by cats.
17:08 Put on Season 6 of Drag Race. Dislike Darienne Lake all over again.
17:10 Put garlic bread in oven.
17:10 Drag Race
17:20 Get out Garlic Bread and share with housemate and friend.
18:30 Leave with housemate and friend to visit a friends house for dinner. Take the Tube and then walk in the FREEZING cold.
19:05 Arrive at friends house for dinner party. Drink mulled wine. Eat vegetarian chilli and sweet potatoes. Talk about school.
19:35 Sample liquid delicacies from the Caribbean with some Coke.
20:00 Listen to Christmas music with friends whilst doing some decoupage.
22:30 Leave friends’ house; get the Tube home.
23:10 Arrive home. Say hi to cats. Play with them for ages without the TV on.