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.

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 [...]

First Half Term Done

Wow – what a whirlwind! Now where to start. It feels like it was only yesterday that I walked through the doors to the National Forest Teaching school and my home school. Now, I’ve survived [...]

Week One – Induction

It’s been 10 months since I started seriously considering a move into a career in teaching, and eight since I was offered my place on the SCITT at John Taylor. Sometimes, will waiting in my old [...]

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