My, what a day it has been.
Before I get to that. Saw "Mama Mia!" last night with a whole gaggle of girls (and one bloke). It was really good. We even got over the idea of Pierce Brosnan singing - if that is what you call it. He sounded like a heavy-duty ballad singer of the 1970s. Interesting.
Anyhow back to the day.
I have to tell you that being acting Head of Department is quite an eye opener! I am doing this on top of my normal teaching load....quite a heavy load I might just say. Today we had two staff away - ill; one staff away - conference and two away - tour. Normally on a Monday we would have 7 instrumental staff but today we had 2. It was very quiet.
One of the things that I had to do with the instrumental position was send of the AMEB forms and a cheque. On Friday I, along with the other instrumental coordinator, went through the process I would undertake today. We have so many kids going to do exams. A cheque went off today for $4757 - that's just exam entries!
Another cheque for a percussion Eisteddfod.
Then set up two meetings for professional planning with the two staff that are there. I also chatted with our graduate teacher - forward planning for her professional portfolio she has to get together for her full registration.
Kids kept coming to find me - eek!
Taught a number of classes.
Developed a headache and came home early (home by 4.45pm).
Tonight is correction - three lots of year 8 and two lots of year 11.
I think I might get an early one in! I have to as the chamber strings are performing at General Assembly tomorrow.......