Tag: teacher training

Moving Key Stages – The Outcome

Way back in January, I wrote about my anxieties regarding moving down to Year 1 (age 5-6), having worked in Key Stage 2 (KS2, age 7-11) in some capacity for the last 4-5 years. My placement was about 12 weeks in total and I have to say, I loved it. Year 1 is very different … Continue reading Moving Key Stages – The Outcome

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Moving Key Stages

Familiarity is my friend. I like knowing roughly what is expected of me and how to carry out my job. That is all being turned on its head, as, for my next placement I will be stepping out of my comfort zone of key stage 2 (age 7-11) that I have happy sat in for … Continue reading Moving Key Stages

15 things I learnt as a first year trainee teacher

Recently my posts have been pretty heavy, so while I'm milling all of that over in my mind, I thought I would go for something more light-hearted. I worked as a teaching assistant for a number of years before starting university, I thought I knew a fair bit - well, here's what I've learnt in the … Continue reading 15 things I learnt as a first year trainee teacher