This World Teachers’ Day, we asked newly qualified teachers - Kate, Adam, Kirsty and Ashleigh - to share who inspired them to teach and what it is that they love about their job.
The National Teaching Awards celebrate teachers’ exceptional achievements. Charlotte Grace - a science teacher at Outwood Academy Shafton - shares her experience of winning an award and how it has impacted her early career so far.
Having said goodbye to her year 11 form at the end of the summer term, Haili writes about how much she’s looking forward to welcoming a whole new class of year 7 students to secondary school.
English Hub leader, Carl, shares his favourite books and how important reading is not only to him, but also his pupils and his own children. This Reading Together Day, everyone is invited to share their favourite books, and what they'll be reading together during the summer...
When schools closed earlier this year, Rebecca was delighted to receive a card via the Thank a Teacher campaign from a pupil who has been inspired to become a teacher, just like her.
Many students spend year 11 looking forward to their last weeks of school. As well as heralding the start of their GCSE examinations, there are other rites of passage that come with being a school leaver which they are far more excited about, such as leaver’s assemblies, hoodies, year books, shirt signing and of course, the all-important prom!
Maths teacher, Bobby Seagull, reflects on being a teacher in the midst of the COVID-19 outbreak and how these unusual circumstances have helped him become a better teacher.
Last week was a very different return from the summer half term, as some schools opened their doors to welcome pupils back. Teachers and parents told us about the nerves, the preparation, the reunions and the smiles - in their small groups and with very clean hands, more children are back in our primary schools and their teachers couldn't be happier to see them.
When headteacher, Kate Jefferson, returned to work after maternity leave she didn’t expect to be leading her school through a pandemic.
Since lockdown, year 6 teacher, Olivia Pye has brushed up her computer skills, used her fridge as a whiteboard and got to know her class even better than she did before. She tells us about the positives of teaching from home.