Lincolnshire SCITT

Current Trainee Testimonials

Wonder what it is like to be a trainee teacher on our programme? Our trainees share their insights in our Trainee Blog!  Keep checking back for regular updates!

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  • Published 14/11/19, by Philippa Slack
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    Poppy: Becoming a SCITT trainee

    The beginning of September this year brought with it some of the most intense nerves I have ever experienced. Having applied for the SCITT course rather late on in the last academic year, (rather late as in…the last week of summer term!), I felt wonderfully unprepared walking into school for...
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  • Published 07/10/19, by Philippa Slack
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    Sarah: Settling into School

    Once I applied for the LTSA SCITT course, and was lucky enough to get a trainee place, I ensured that I had some observation time in the chosen school. This was so important for me and ensured that I had met many of the team prior to September.  I felt so welcomed on those observation days...
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  • Published 30/09/19, by Philippa Slack
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    Alannah: Settling into school

    It seems strange writing a blog about my experience so far on my SCITT course. How can I write about something that I only started 3 weeks ago? Strangely I think I could actually write a book as I have already experienced so much and I have had such a positive experience.
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  • Published 30/09/19, by Philippa Slack
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    Eleanor: Planning an English lesson

    As part of our Topic this term the children are learning about Rainforests. Therefore, as part of their English lessons this week and last the children created a new species from the rainforest, planned, edited and then wrote up their newspaper report about the discovery of the new species.
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  • Published 20/06/19, by Philippa Slack
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    Brogan: My year on LTSA SCITT

    My year on the LTSA SCITT, has been the most challenging year I have had so far, but by far the most rewarding! Having worked as an instructor in a special school, for pupils with social, emotional and mental health needs, for two years before beginning my training year - I found myself in a slightl...
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  • Published 27/06/18, by Emily Wilson
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    Matt: the importance of time management

    "Throughout the year, I have realised the importance of time management, especially with deadlines looming, and adapting to changes at short notice. This has made me resilient and adaptable in my working environment."
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  • Published 04/03/18, by Emily Wilson
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    Megan: We're half way through!

    We’re half way through!
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  • Published 19/12/17, by Emily Wilson
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    Luke: A year on from the call

    "The professional and supportive staff who offer continuous advice and excellent training sessions really are a key element of success that most certainly transfers into its trainees."
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  • Published 03/12/17, by Emily Wilson
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    Oluchi: My time in school so far...

    "My training school is at Metheringham Primary School and upon arrival, I was made to feel very welcome."
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  • Published 17/11/17, by Emily Wilson
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    Jonathan: So far on the course...

    An overview of my training and time spent in school so far. 
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  • Published 03/11/17, by Emily Wilson
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    Alice: Embrace school life

    "The settling in process is what you make of it, if you put the effort and time in to make the relationships then you will find the transition a breeze."
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  • Published 12/10/17, by Emily Wilson
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    Kiya: Settling In

    "Starting something new is always bound to be slightly daunting and it is safe to say that the nervousness was unnecessary!"
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