Category Archives: GTP

Four Years In The Making

The culmination of 4 years work and the start of another amazing journey. Time to reflect before the real work starts in September. Thanks to all who have helped me along the way. Advertisements

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Chapter 3

Well I have managed to secure a position for September in a really lovely local school. The process was not without anxiety however, as you would expect, the memory of the discomfort passed immediately upon the announcement of my success. … Continue reading

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First Files Fixed

I have just had my Uni core subject files reviewed and I am pleased to report that all was well. It would seem that I have demonstrated a good level of professional engagement with the subjects and reflected effectively on … Continue reading

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A Corner Turned

One of the anxieties coursing through the GTP cohort since September has been the Numeracy and Literacy skills tests that all training teachers must pass. The tension is evident not because of the pass requirement but as a result of … Continue reading

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2nd becomes 1st

Having an absolute blast in my second placement. Didn’t anticipate how much I would enjoy teaching this age group. the workload is similar however the shift is much more towards resource preparation. One aspect that I like a lot in … Continue reading

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2nd School Placement

Week one of  a brief foray into an alternate Key Stage (student age group). Further adjustment to practice is required although I am beginning to feel more comfortable in my own skin. My curiosity still remains and I am revelling … Continue reading

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ICT in the classroom

Today was a good day. It was session where I realised how much technology I use already in my practice and how I can expand this further. Comic life. iMovie, Garageband, QR codes and blogging are a few of my … Continue reading

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