The rhythms of a school year matter

Reading Time: 3 minutes The rhythms of a school year really matter. This year, they’ve totally disappeared – for me, right now, being on maternity leave where I’m currently away for the longest I ever have been. And for everyone else with home learning and repeated isolations. But the government announcements through t the last academic year and a half demonstrate that they have no idea how tightly structured those rhythms are. September brings the hope and promise of a new year. It’s a new planner, clean pencil case, pens with lids intact, fresh books. Everyone gets a new start (which is why we …