Hello and welcome to the home of Word of the Week. A nice and simple weekly linky, with everyone welcome to pop by and share. The idea of the linky is to reflect back on your past week and share it with us. It’s great if you can sum it up in a word or phrase, hence giving us your Word of the Week. My word this week is ‘Sausage Roll’ and you can read more about that below.
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MY WORD OF THE WEEK – Sausage Roll
I was having trouble thinking of a word this week so I asked Star and she said Sausage Roll, so I’m rolling with it!
Why Sausage Roll? Well, that’s what we are having for lunch. It’s been a tough week and we have treated ourselves to a delivery from Greggs. Not just sausage rolls but doughnuts too!
The week started badly with the younger ones having issues at school. (Just for the record, they like a sausage roll or two in their packed lunches.) Boo, is being reprimanded for not going into form, but her friends are sticking together and between the three of them they are making a stand. The forms have been changed (Along with a lot of things in the school since the latest Ofsted report which wasn’t good) and they no longer feel safe in their form room. I’m supporting her all the way, and even though I’ve been told to have a ‘word with her’ about not going to form, I’ve told her that if she doesn’t want to go because she no longer feels safe then I will be having a word with the school instead. She’s going to school every day and attending her lessons so I think we have a strong case. (late edit: Since writing this I have discovered that her form tutor has been arrested, so I don’t think I will have to put my case forward.)
Another thing the Ofsted report stated was that the school was failing to provide adequate support for SEND children and punishing them rather than helping. My Little Man had a detention on Monday because he was annoying the pupils in class sitting behind him. He is autistic, he is annoying at times. When he annoys us we find out why he’s being so disruptive and annoying. This is exactly the support he needs at school, but just like the Ofsted report said, they are punishing him instead. He wouldn’t even talk to us about what happened, but he did come into my room at 1am and spent the night in my bed, he hasn’t done that for years. We are seriously considering moving The Little Man to another school now, we may have to work quickly as it sounds like all the other parents are thinking the same. 🙁
Back to the sausage roll. The reason we have had a treat for lunch is because Star is having a rough time with pain at the moment. Her neck is hurting and she’s been up since 6am. I considered taking her to A&E but they would just check that it wasn’t meningitis (it isn’t) and say it was her EDS (Chronic illness.) I know the hospitals are under stress at the moment and I’m not taking her unless the pain becomes really unbearable. After being dosed up on paracetamol and ibuprofen, and a wheat bag on her neck, she has enjoyed her sausage roll and has now fallen asleep. I’ll see how she feels when she wakes. (Another late Edit: the pain got better, phew!)
Now it’s your turn, what word or phrase sums up your week this week?
Last week’s word of the week was ‘Car Crash’