Posts Tagged ‘Somerset’

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


Magdalen Experience

The Magdalen ProjectThere is nowhere quite like The Magdalen Project, an environmental education centre situated on an organic farm in beautiful countryside on the Somerset/Dorset border, only a short distance from the dramatic Jurassic coast.

The Magdalen Project is both a resource for learning about the environment and sustainable living and a place for enjoyment, entertainment and experience for visitors of all ages, backgrounds and abilities. Continue reading

What does ‘Literate’ mean?

literacyIn our English module today we discussed Language and Literacy, looking at theories and the history of policies over the last 20 years.  What are your thoughts on the meaning of ‘being literate’?  Is it simply being good at reading and writing?  How many more elements should it cover today?  Leave me a comment and let me know your thoughts!

Which theory are you?

VygotskyBeen looking at learning theories today and discussing the affects they have on children in schools and how it has shaped teachers. Continue reading

1st reflection… day one

What kind of teacher are you?The anticipation grew, the nerves began to kick in, the butterflies started to appear, and then the moment came when we each began our training adventure towards becoming and ‘oustanding teacher’… 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

Registration for Worcester Uni

Picture 1Today my registration request came through the post for The University of Worcester!  It is a sure sign that this really is happening!  Incase you are wondering why Worcester Uni, well it is linked to Somerset SCITT as the course provider.  ID card should be on its way soon….woo hoo!