Throughout my time as a teacher I attended many staff meetings and not all of them stick in my memory! There were themes and broad ideas I recollect but perhaps there is only one that I can recollect any details from.

I wonder where you stand on the handling a present or not. You know some people they pick up the gift – give it a good squeeze or a shake – or are you the sort of person who likes to look and guess what is inside – do you wrap up presents to make them look like something else – to throw the recipient into thinking they have received something else to make the surprise extra special.

I am taking time to look back on the last year and reflect on the enormous upheavals we have all lived through.

I guess the easiest way to approach is to think about things I have learned and discovered.

Firstly, I think I have learned to spell tear or tier or teir or teer. Well sometimes anyway!

We are neither in a sprint or a marathon – perhaps more like a triathlon.

Over the last four months we have changed and adapted to a new reality in the light of the Coronavirus.

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