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Feeling like a marriage guidance counsellor..

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QueenofLouisiana Mon 15-Oct-12 19:12:40

With my yr 5 children! Today's issue was all to do with someone's girlfriend wanting to play with her reception buddy, rather than pay attention to him. It is about 8 years since I last taught yr 5 and I feel that they are all a bit more boy/girlfriend aware than my last lot. Any great ideas about this?

RosemaryandThyme Thu 18-Oct-12 15:09:09

Don't get drawn in, pre-plan a few phrases to end the conversation and move them onto learning, it's a hideous and pointless waste of your time.
Consider it as an chance for them to learn to problem solve amoung their peers.

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