Observation in SEN school TS5 & 7

November 25, 2016 10:33 am

I am currently on a 2-week placement at a SEN school. I have been observing and teaching in a class of 11-13 year olds, who are studying at about a Year 4-5 level.  The children are streamed into 2 classes for Maths and English, the higher ability group coming into... View Article

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S1 & S7 – SEND Placement

November 21, 2016 10:43 am

The main success of my SEND placement on me as a trainee was to re-discover my natural drive to help those in need and in turn, enjoy working as a trainee teacher. My enjoyment at my SEND school was due to many different reasons but one of the main ones... View Article

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Standards 2 & 5 – Special School Placement

November 18, 2016 11:18 am

I am working with a year 11 class in a special school. Today I worked with a boy who suffers from ASD and epilepsy; he has regular violent fits and is required to wear a soft helmet during his time in school. He is capable of walking, but often is... View Article

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Standard 1 – Residential

November 14, 2016 4:36 pm

It is coming to the end of a rather eventful week on my first residential school trip. We tripped to White Hall in Derbyshire with year six for three days of outdoor activities, character building and team-based activities. For many of the students it was their first time being away... View Article

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Behaviour Management

October 19, 2016 11:25 am

The following reflection focuses on providing challenge based inputs that stop unwanted behaviour from emerging, so that children can be heard and progress can be assessed more effectively during the lesson. On the 18th of October, I implemented a challenge to the children to support their learning across the curriculum.... View Article

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Planning for Maths TS3 & TS4

October 19, 2016 11:24 am

This week, due to an internet access problem, I found myself in a situation where I was unable to access or use the smart-notebook lesson for the IWB or the lesson plan I had created on my laptop for Maths. As a result, I had to conduct the lesson from... View Article

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