A selection of engaging and entertaining resources that can be used in school or at home.

Chapter 1 of It Takes 5 Years to Become a Teacher

Read the first chapter, covering Ros’s first experiences of being a teacher in the 1960s, of It Takes 5 Years to Become a Teacher.


Home Learning Tips

Ros gives some tips to help parents keep their children engaged and entertained at home.


Home Learning Activities

We hope these ideas for some fun and educational things that you can do with your kids are useful and engaging.


Treasure Hunts

A selection of fun clues leading to a special treat. This download contains 11 treasure hunts.



Lots of fun and educational activities to keep children learning. This download contains 12 activity sheets.


It Takes 5 Years to Become a Teacher

Packed with warmth, humour and shrewd advice, this is a must for anyone embarking upon their career as a teacher. Becoming a good teacher is a skill that builds over time as we learn through experience, supported by the shared wisdom of colleagues.

Dame Alison Peacock

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