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Surviving the first week

Unit 2

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Overview

The new school year, even for experienced teachers, can be incredibly tiring and surviving those first few weeks of the autumn term is vital to ensure a successful first term with a new class. In this session, Sue Drury shares three top tips which will help teachers survive those first busy few weeks of the new academic year as classrooms are set up, routines established and new pupils arrive ready to learn.

Course Creator

Sue Drury

Sue qualified as a primary teacher in 1999. Teaching pupils from Year 1 to Year 8, she has held a variety of positions including maths and English subject leader, year leader, and assistant headteacher. Sue has mentored students and NQTs, offering guidance and advice using her years of experience.

About the Course

Sue Drury draws on 20 years of teaching and mentoring experience to run through everything you need to know for your NQT year - from how to communicate with parents to planning lessons, surviving observations and maintaining a healthy work-life balance.

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