ITT cohort 2016-17

Our first cohort of trainee teachers are fast approaching QTS and what a year it has been. From the Placement 1 nursery settings to KS1 Placement 2 and plenty of academic input along the way. The FA Training day – focusing on Physical Education; the numeracy session and extra-curricular activities (just to name a few).          ...

Creative thinking during the Peer-to-Peer sessions

Cambridge Early Years Teaching School’s 13 trainees have been participating in Peer-to-Peer sessions. During the Maths & Expressive Art and Design session one of the trainee’s shared her skill of Irish dancing, incorporating this into how one might teach maths to the Early Years through movement. Certainly, a creative energizer and really good...

ITT – a successful beginning!

This half-term, Cambridge Early Years teaching school welcomed our first cohort of 13 trainee teachers. During the Autumn term, our trainees are placed in our ‘Good/Outstanding’ Cambridgeshire Nursery settings and in the Spring term they will work within KS1 settings. On Thursdays and Fridays, our trainees participate in a rigorous academic programme, which is taught here in Cambridge and at CREC in Birmingham....