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
It has been some time since this blog was updated. There are many reasons for this, including the fact that I seem completely unable to multitask. I don't mean multitask in the literal 'doing two things in the same minute' sense, but rather my ability to focus on and think about more than one project … Continue reading A return?
Over the summer I started this project when I had all the time in the world. My degree is somewhat representative of what it is like to work in a school, it's a full time job at a minimum, not including the other time I will need to spend on additional reading to widen my … Continue reading How do we find time?
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