Posts Tagged ‘placements’

It’s a busy life being a teacher!

First of all I must apologise for not updating the blog more regularly. As I am sure teachers understand and a word of warning for those looking to start a PGCE; it is an incredibly busy time when you hit the placements!

I cannot remember if I am 3 or 4 weeks in now but I am certainly enjoying the experience and I am learning from every lesson (good and bad). I feel very fortunate to have a teacher who is supportive and full of wise words and they are certainly keeping me on my toes with adapting lesson plans, in preparation for the next one!

I only have two weeks left now, so am heading into the busiest period! It is 10pm in the evening and I have been doing lesson evaluations and plans for next week! Christmas Fayre tomorrow at school so that will be good fun! Christmas in school is a great experience!

Where does the time go?

Lesson PlansSorry my blog has not been updated for over a week. With placements now kicking into full swing, I had lost track of writing.

Had a very valuable experience spending 4 days in a Special School last week and this week I have begun full time in my mainstream primary! Read more….

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Half-Term blues

Well half-term is here and it brings the end to our lectures, until January 2010, and the start of placements on the 4th November! Everyone is very excited about starting in the classrooms and building up to early assessments and observations!  Until then we all have essays to write and hand in before 2nd November….. arghh!

I have my QTS tests on Tuesday 3rd November, so will let you know how I get on with those.

Placement reality!

HappyToday was the big day for SCITT students in Somerset!  We all found out our three placements for the coming 9 months.  Phew, it is a relief to have it all sorted now and be able to focus, start researching the skills and know our efforts are going to be put into practice… Continue reading

A Teachers TV video tip

Teachers TVA prep video for any new trainee teacher who will begin placements soon!  Click here to watch