Diary of an NQT: The perfect learning environment

As he waits for the off, our NQT diarist is planning how to create that perfect learning environment in his first ever classroom

It is a strange week. As I write, I am in the limbo between being back at school but not teaching yet.

On Thursday and Friday I have two teacher training days and I can’t wait. I’m going to get set up on school systems, my official log-ins and ID badge along with my class lists.

The fact that I have trained at this school is currently taking away some of the nerves. However, I am starting to become more and more anxious about the week ahead.

I am sure this is completely normal for any first-time teacher. I love being in the classroom but, I feel that being away for seven weeks really puts you back a little bit. I feel now just like I did this time last year when everything was completely new.

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