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2023-24 SCITT trainee 'meet and greet' - 12 MayWe held a ‘meet and greet’ for next year’s trainee at the Keyworth Centre on 12 May.Read Full Story
Caitlin - Programme tutor visitsAt the beginning of our training year, we were informed how we would have a programme tutor (PT) who would visit each term to observe our lessons. During these visits, the PT looks at different aspects of our development, this could be our relationships with the children etc.Read Full Story
Connie: Art and Design Subject Day, London Galleries visitDuring our visit to London, we had the opportunity to follow the route we may take our students on during school visits. This came at a great time as we begin to plan our very own visits and reflect on ways to make the most out of these valuable opportunities.Read Full Story
Kylie: Second school placementThe most challenging part of my course was my new second placement, learning to adapt to new ways of doing things, such as planning, different year group and different programmes. Before this, I had never used a different programme for Maths or PSHE. There were different policies and approaches to m...Read Full Story
Rachael: Second School PlacementWithin the first term of training, I felt at home in my placement school, joining in with PPA, teaching small groups and whole class lessons and generally becoming immersed in school life. Then, after Christmas, I was sent to my Second School Placement… A completely different school, with dif...Read Full Story
Cloe: My relationship with my MentorI have really settled into the school very quickly and comfortably. Before I started in September, I was placed in contact with my mentor and arranged to come into school on a few days or mornings that I was free, which allowed me to have a look round the school, meet a selection of other staff memb...Read Full Story
Melissa: My relationship with my mentorAt the start of my Teacher Training, I felt apprehensive but excited to get started. Having previously worked in the school where I am completing my main placement as a 1:1, I already knew my mentor but had not had the chance to work with her.Read Full Story
Stephanie: Settling into schoolWhile I can safely say that confidence isn’t always my strongest point, I have always made a great effort to get along with everyone within whatever setting I happen to be in at the time. The immediate welcome I received from both my main school and my second placement really gave me a boost t...Read Full Story
Hollie: Improving Subject Knowledge and SupportAs an adult it can be a daunting prospect to suddenly reconsider everything you know. For me this consisted of eighteen years of schooling, with my primary education being, of course, right at the start of this. I found myself wondering if my subject knowledge remained and how would I ever teach a c...Read Full Story
Merry Christmas from all of us!Wishing all our partners, colleagues, trainees and apprentices a restful Christmas break. Our offices are now closed for the festive period and will re-open on Wednesday 5th January 2022.Read Full Story
Caitlin: Relationship with mentorThe process of settling into school and meeting new people for the first time can be very daunting, but I was lucky enough to have two fantastic mentors that put me instantly at ease.Read Full Story
Georgia: Relationship with mentorWalking into a new classroom for the first time can be incredibly daunting but seeing a familiar face instantly settled my nerves at the start of September.Read Full Story