December

It's such a long time since I've written one of these blog posts, revisiting my NQT year with an eye to finding something useful to share! When I flicked through my diaries to find what I wrote in December, I wasn't sure how any of it could become something useful to an up-and-coming NQT. Though … Continue reading December

NQT Advice #2

On Rejection... I wrote this in the wake of what initially felt like the end of the world: being unsuccessful in interviewing for a further maternity cover at my school, that would have allowed me to stay for another year. I was crushed because I've loved working at that school, with wonderful children and fantastic … Continue reading NQT Advice #2

October

This is the second in my series of NQT Year blogs, looking back and reflecting on each month. Now, October, where I tried to keep afloat, sometimes with success and other times with less than that... "[My headteacher] told me today that I'm smiling again."Tuesday, 1st October 2019 As the leaves began to change, so … Continue reading October