Baldwin Boarding School for Boys

Week 1: 

8:00-8:30 – Healthy Breakfast and laughter over last night’s dreams

8:30-9:00 – Stretches and laps of the sunny garden

9:00-9:30 – Joe Wicks workout with complete concentration

9:30-11:00 – Focused and enjoyable Phonics with amazing results

11:00-12:00 – Arts and Crafts and producing Tate worthy canvas’s

12:00-12:30 – Lunch which we all made together and sat down to eat together

12:30-13:30 – Online educational workshops from a variety of interesting sources

13:30-14:30 – Team building jigsaws and Lego creations that would win architectural awards

14:30-16:00 – Quick exit of the house to slowly scoot and look before crossing the road, laps of the green and staying 2 metres from school friends

16:00-17:00 – Tidying the house and bedrooms with hide and seek as the reward

17:00-18:00 – Nutritious dinner eaten with a ‘Thank you for the delicious meal Mother’

18:00-19:30 – Bedtime routine with quick mess free baths and calm reading.

19:30 – Lights out Boys blissfully dreaming of another Mummy School Day.

Week 9:


8:30-9:00 – “STOP THROWING YOUR WEETBIX AT EACH OTHER!” “At least you’re not wearing clothes so only 4 loads of laundry today..practically a rest day”.

9:00-9:30 – Mum checks that the Gin bottle has a few dregs in it and wonders how quickly the next 7 hours will pass

9:30-11:00 – “Yes, 1.5 hours of ‘Storybots’ constitutes as teaching” -Mum pours herself the 5th coffee of the day

11:00-12:00 – Mum locks B1 and B2 in the soggy muddy garden with nearly empty adult spray can paints and some hacked up Amazon cardboard in the shape of a fish/tank/gin bottle 

12:00-12:30 – The 27th can of baked beans is thrown into the wrong recycling bin not washed out and spraying tomato sauce all over the wall

12:30-13:30 – ‘Yes, watching some annoying American brat opening toys with their equally irritating parents counts as Geography/History/Maths”

13:30-14:30 – ‘Yes, watching some annoying American brat making a jigsaw/Lego counts as teamwork and playing with your brother”

14:30-16:00- First 45 minutes spent wrestling shoes on/bartering with a promise of an ice lolly in the pouring rain to get out and nearly get run over as scooting across the road not looking then practically morphing with the nearest non household child under the age of 15.

16:00-17:00 – Hide and Seek with Mum hiding behind a chair with a coat over her head and a can of G&T in her hand

17:00-18:00 – Marmite Pasta and crackers with a side of Kit Kat for dinner in front of violent Ninja programmes

18:00-19:30 – Every towel in the house on the Bathroom floor post apocalyptic bath time, Lego magazine read as family book time whilst B1 and B2 wrestle on the top bunk…at least the bottom bunk has a shelf for the G&T


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