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Lochgelly Tawse

  I started school in 1980. My p1 teacher’s name was Mrs Tullock. I thought she was lovely. At the end of p1 I placed a penny in a tictac box to remember her. I only remember 5 things about primary 1. 1. I remember getting a gold star for the neatest colouring in of […]

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The right not to finish a book

I love reading out loud to my class. There is nothing sweeter than when a book grabs their collective attention, and they are seated spellbound, imaginations lost deep within the tale; only pausing to breathe at the exact moment you turn the page. Roald Dahl is the master of writing books to read out loud. […]

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Let’s get on with it, shall we.

My name is Athole McLauchlan and this blog is my new professional portfolio. I had a short lived one previously here http://video-school.blogspot.co.uk and a slightly better loved travel blog here http://furry-boots.blogspot.co.uk I live and work as a primary teacher in Glasgow with my partner Kathy and our two amazing young children, Jamie and Rosalyn. Why is it called […]