Question everything. Or at least that’s what excellent pupils can do. If learning is finding things out, mysteries and discoveries, then really it’s just an adventure. I love teaching because I love learning and helping other people along this journey with me.
Secondly, having a good system in place that is methodical and easily tracks progress is key. Using a range of carefully timed workbooks, past papers and bespoke questions that are scaffolded and differentiated means that even after just a few sessions progress becomes obvious.
An Outstanding secondary school history teacher who also has experience in tutoring and coaching.
After achieving a First Class degree in Politics and International Relations BSc as well as receiving the Award for Outstanding Achievement in that cohort, I worked in two national education charities.
Since training to teach in an Outstanding school from an Outstanding training provider, I was judged as Outstanding within the first year of teaching and have retained the judgement ever since.