Trainee blog.

Our trainees will be blogging throughout the year so you can follow their journey and hear first hand what it’s like to be a trainee teacher with the National Forest Teaching School.

A Change Of Career

It’s funny. This whole experience so far has been both the most enjoyable thing I have done but also the most trying, tiring and difficult. When I spoke to friends before I started this teacher [...]

Perceptions vs. Reality

Teachers finish work at 3pm. Teachers are always on holiday. Teaching is easy and anyone can do it. How many of these have you heard? Well, I have only been teaching since September and to be [...]

Delving Deeper

Never underestimate the power of clay… I did! I have come from a digital background; my practice consists of working with multiple screen based media. The fluidity from camera to screen, to [...]

CPD is Key!

  As PE teachers, Teacher standard 1a can often take on a new meaning, as some of the activities we teach can be very dangerous. Trampolining is an example of one of these sports so we were [...]

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John Taylor Teaching School Hub

Announcing John Taylor Teaching School Hub

We are pleased to announce that John Taylor has been designated as one of 11 Teaching School Hubs in the West Midlands to be operational from September 2021, serving schools in East Staffordshire, Tamworth, Lichfield, Cannock, North Warwickshire, Nuneaton and Bedworth. As John Taylor Teaching School Hub we will continue to offer ITE and CPD provision and we will still offer our Appropriate Body Services. In addition, we will be delivering the Early Career Framework across our region and a full suite of NPQs, including the new specialist NPQs.

We will shortly be launching our new website and will advise as soon as this is up and running. Exciting times!