My teacher

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Mr Russell


Twitter: @MrR45855391

Hello! I will have the privilege of being your child's teacher when they start at Collingwood Primary School.

I come from a long line of teachers and I guess you could say that teaching is in my blood: both my parents, two aunts and my grandmother all worked in the profession. I have been teaching for over 20 years.

In that time I have worked at every key stage: from Early Years children taking their first steps on their school learning journey, to Post Graduate students at university hoping to become teachers themselves.

Having two primary aged children of my own, I understand how daunting this first step on the education ladder is as a parent. It feels like one small step for a child and one giant leap as an adult. Staff at Collingwood will always be there to offer help and support throughout your time at our school.

To all the children: I can't wait to meet you so I can really start being your teacher properly .

Welcome to the Collingwood School family.

Mr R.

Stories read by Mr Russell

The Smeds and the Smoos

Written by Julia Donaldson

This story was first read by Mr Russell on May 4th

Can you guess why he thinks this day is special?

What days are special to you?

Joker's Jail Break

I created this Stop-animation movie with my children. Can you guess who voices each character? Mr R.

Oi Frog!

Written by Julia Donaldson

This story is one of Mr Russell's favourites.

He really enjoys using different voices for the different characters in the story.

I wonder which will be your favourite?

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