As the school year draws to a close and the weather becomes sunnier, teachers across the UK are getting ready for transition time - a special period where they bid farewell to their old class and welcome the new one. It’s a delicate time filled with emotion, excitement, and sometimes a little nervousness as we all step into unfamiliar territory.
As the school year comes to a close and the summer holiday approaches, keeping the attention of your pupils can prove a challenge. They’re often tired from a long year of learning and are excited about all the things they have planned for the summer.
Climate change and the environmental crisis we face are crucial topics to broach in our classrooms, but it has to be done carefully. While kids need to understand their need to play a part in bettering the world, it’s important not to scare them or make the situation appear hopeless; they must feel excited and empowered about the actions they can take to better the world.