This Teacher's Unusual 'Homework' Assignment Is Going Viral for the Best Reason

weekend homework assignments elicit nothing more than groans and eye rolls from unenthused, overstressed students. But an unusual worksheet handed out by a London teacher had pupils reacting quite oppositely. A teacher by the name of Mrs. Thom at Bucklebury Primary School gave the stress-managing worksheet to her year 6 class, as they are preparing for their SATs this month. The items on the lengthy checklist include childhood favorites, such as going on a bike or scooter ride, eating ice cream or candy and watching a favorite TV program. She ends the worksheet with a sweet note to her students, saying “Mrs Thom is in charge of worrying – you don’t need to. You are all amazing and I couldn’t be more proud of you”. The “assignment,” which was shared on a community Facebook page called Eyfs Matters, has garnered tone of reactions, many from enthusiastic parents. “What a wonderful teacher, I started to well up reading this,” said Facebook user Kevin Finch. Mrs. Thom’s amazing weekend assignment sounds like something all of us could benefit from