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Getting hot in lesson 1 ?

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TroyMcClure Wed 04-Jun-14 09:54:46

I'm not menopausal. But every p1 I heat up. Is this adrenalin (fgs) or what? Why is this

TroyMcClure Wed 04-Jun-14 17:57:53

Calling teachers!

Well, you know what happens in our school so I am ALWAYS too hot (except for my fingers and toes, which are always frozen). All I can say is that I find natural fibres help and I keep a mini deodorant spray in my pencil case.

Dragonlette Wed 04-Jun-14 18:48:26

I heat up every day too. I wear summer clothes all year round and open as many windows as possible (not many despite one wall being almost completely glass)

I also find that making the pupils take off blazers and jumpers makes the room less overheated confused

JonSnowKnowsNothing Wed 04-Jun-14 18:49:57

I'm another who's always too not while teaching. My class hate me for the constantly open windows. I just assume it's the adrenaline of the day kicking in. I also keep deodorant on me (which proved very useful last summer when we were ambushed by wasps in the classroom)

TroyMcClure Wed 04-Jun-14 19:06:25

i think maybe first lesson of day adrenalin then?

TroyMcClure Wed 04-Jun-14 19:06:39


TheLateMrsLizCromwell Fri 06-Jun-14 18:46:07

I put a plastic waterbottle in the freezer the night before, about 1/4 fill of water. It freezes o'night, I top up with tap water in the morning and sip in P1 to keep cool grin

TroyMcClure Fri 06-Jun-14 18:48:52

So you have this too?

TheLateMrsLizCromwell Fri 06-Jun-14 18:56:55

Depends on the class, but also all lesson with Y9 grin

phlebasconsidered Fri 06-Jun-14 19:06:36

I get in at 7, open all windows and doors, and keep a big deoderant in my drawer. This genuinely wasn't a problem, even with south facing classrooms with Year 9, years back, but all of a sudden I find myself in early menopause in a year 5 class and it really, really is. I even wear vest tops under shirts and swap them at lunch.

TroyMcClure Fri 06-Jun-14 19:19:20

grin at y9

phlebasconsidered Fri 06-Jun-14 21:16:09

My policy with Year 9 in a south facing classroom was: lots of plug-ins, open window RULE, even in January, and no shut doors, ever.

TheLateMrsLizCromwell Sat 07-Jun-14 09:29:53

Sorry to hijack your thread with the YP diversion OP grin maybe I should start another thread for that. One other possibility re the P1 thing, probably does not apply to you, but have a stressful time recently and forgetting to eat, then have a glass or two of wine in the late evening, and next morning do feel flushy until I have had some of my iced water - this thread has made me think about that, so will try to alter that pattern.

Goblinchild Sat 07-Jun-14 09:43:04

Plug-ins sent my Aspie ballistic, took the teachers a while to work out what was going on. smile
I do all these things, because I am menopausal and overheat now. Cold water to drink, summer clothes, windows open. One classroom, we had to have a couple of vertical fans in warm weather because the room was unbearable for the children as well.

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