Block Placement - 12th - 16th December
Use this last week of term as an opportunity to make a positive contribution to the wider life of the school (TS8). You should actively seek opportunities to support with activities, events and end of term routines.
Respond positively to opportunities to use your specific skills, interests and strengths.
Your daily 60 minutes non-contact time should be used to complete Reflective Task 4 and continue to gather evidence for your Professional Development Progress File (PDPF).
Reflective task 4: A Positive Contribution (w/c 12.12.16)
Consider how you have made a positive contribution to the wider life and the ethos of the school during this term. Identify ways in which you have been able to communicate with any colleagues, parents/carers and governors and develop your understanding of a range of professional responsibilities of a teacher. Reflect on what you have learned from your involvement in the wider life of the school and how you have demonstrated high standards of personal and professional conduct during this term.
Email a copy of this task to your School B TP supervisor by the end of 15.12.16
- File your reflective task in the Reflective Practice section of your PDPF.
- Update your Summary of Experience for your PDPF.
- Select additional evidence to add to your Presentation Portfolio which reflects your interests, skills and strengths as a developing teacher.
Block Placement - 31st October - 25th November
FS Students -
Take responsibility for organising, managing and leading the whole class for an average of one hour daily over the block placement. This includes whole class opportunities such as snack times, story time and circle time. Lead some sessions in a variety of contexts. Gain experience across the areas of learning and development.
KS1 & KS2 students -
Teach whole class (or most of the class) for an average of one hour daily over the block placement. Focus on teaching English, mathematics and science.
Placement Days - 13th - 21st October
From 13 October teach whole class for part of one lesson daily.
FS students -
take some responsibility for leading some whole class activities (e.g. story time, snack time, organising continuous provision inside and outside).
Start to immerse yourself in the children’s learning/play (e.g join in the role play), paying particular attention to cultivating learning dialogues.
KS1/ KS2 students -
focusing on English, mathematics and science; working within the CT’s plans:
From 17 October teach one whole class lesson daily. You should write your own session/lesson plans, based on the class teachers’ plans:
FS students -
Take responsibility for organising, managing and leading the whole class for one hour daily. This includes whole class opportunities such as snack times, story time and circle time. Lead some sessions in a variety of contexts. Plan and teach a small group activity based around an object, a book or an event that fits in with the current themes and interests. Reflect on the learning that takes place and how you might build upon it.
KS1/2 students -
Teach whole class (or most of the class) for one hour daily. Focus on teaching English, mathematics and science.
Placement Days - 5th - 7th September
The students will spend their first 3 days in School B on these days, getting to know their Lead school.
General Course Documents 2016-17
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