Lauran Hampshire-Dell is an English teacher from Surrey. She now runs a tuition company and a teaching resources website, and enjoys writing articles like this one.
In recent weeks, I’ve found the idiom ‘how long is a piece of string?’ has entered my daily vocabulary. With parents, students, teachers and even Joyce next door all asking ‘how long will this last, do you reckon?’, it seems the monotony is getting to everyone. Throw into the mix the demands of home learning and progress concerns, and we’ve got a seemingly endless summer of stress coming our way… so how can we ease that stress, and dare I say it, even try to enjoy some of this time?