Today, of course, is Westminster Cathedral. All jolly good fun except for one - no, two - bits. We leave school at around 12:15, arrive at the cathedral at goodness knows what time and have a rehearsal. Then we all pile back on the coach to go to a cinema (we have to pass the time somehow) after which it is back to the cathedral for the Carol Concert and the first bad bit (me on a keyboard). Then it is back on the coach to arrive home probably just before midnight. And that's the other bad bit because you know what I'm like with my evenings. I'll probably be asleep before the end of the concert!
|Borrowed from Google images|
I shall be glad when it is all over!
Yesterday, however, was good.
I was observed in the morning. It was my ICT lesson and it is one I have done for several years in varying forms so I knew it worked. I didn't even have to 'fiddle' it into the planning; this week was when it was supposed to happen anyway.
OK, so I tweaked the planning. Normally I don't record planning in such detail, relying on memory and experience to provide the details (although I do always think through each lesson very carefully), but when one is being observed there are things that need to be remembered and I made sure I would!
And I was very, very pleased with the final grade! :-)
In the afternoon we had a second run through of the show and the only person who made any mistakes was me (blush).
I've just peeked outside and there's a heavy frost. I guess I expected there would be as when I got home yesterday evening just before six the temperature was only 3 and the skies were clear. I like frosts; they are pretty.
Better go and polish my shoes and iron the clothes I will be wearing today. Heaven only knows what I will look like by the evening after a morning's teaching and an afternoon with a choir of 60, but never mind, what will be, will be! And it will be an experience of a lifetime, won't it?
Please send me anti-nervous vibes . . .