What’s This Fuss About SATS?

  People have got very irate about primary SATS this year. All the arguing has created a kind of “fog of war”. I’d like to give you some facts. Primary children take SATS tests in year 2 and year 6. There’s been some serious protest and argument about the year 2 SATS and this has rather taken the attention away from the mixed bag that is the 2016 year 6 SATS. I have a child in year 6 who is about to sit 4 days of SATS tests next week. Keeping Calm at SATS Time I do not think testing is inherently a bad thing. Neither of my children were aware of being tested in year 2, the school were subtle and tactful. For the year 6 SATS there is…

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Six Fun Websites to Waste Time On

Six Fun Websites to Waste Time On

It’s Friday so it’s list-y blog post time here on FalcondaleLife. To get you ready for a bit of chilling out over … View Post
The Dark Side of Light Entertainment

The Dark Side of Light Entertainment

  I know we are all getting worried about our artists and superstars because lately there have been so many sad and famous deaths, … View Post
The End Of Photography

The End Of Photography

Enthusiasm for Photography When I was 13 I was given my first camera by my godfather, a 35mm compact with detachable flash. I was entranced … View Post
6 calorie-cutting food swaps

6 calorie-cutting food swaps

I’m not on a diet right now but I do have bad food habits that need some attention. I like sugar too much, … View Post