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Teach in England FAQs – Types of Secondary School
Teach in England FAQs – Types of Secondary School
In this video, Australian consultant Mitch takes a look at the following question: 'What types of secondary schools are there?' Part of our ongoing 'Teach in England FAQ' video series, answering some of the common questions about moving to England to teach.
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30/03/17
A few tips for SATs
A few tips for SATs
One thing to remember in SATs is enjoyment. The children will be under a huge amount of pressure with their SATs and it is important for them to breathe and relax at some point during school. Give the children a run around after a test or work up to a reward. This just gives the children something to look forward to after the tests and their hard work. This will allow the children to stay calm
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30/03/17
Summer Term and the Exam Season
Summer Term and the Exam Season
There are countless tips for preparing pupils for the rigours of the summer examinations, but what about the hard working teachers? Not so much. Fortunately, Protocol Education has you covered with a few tips to help you through to the end of the year. The summer term can be a bit of an odd one in secondary schools. The last minute cramming and revision sessions, the stress of the exams themselv
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29/03/17
Supporting Transition from Nursery to Reception
Supporting Transition from Nursery to Reception
With the coming of the summer term, some of your children will be facing their final few weeks in nursery as they prepare to move up to "big school". This change can cause anxiety but if well handled your children can see it as an exciting new adventure, Here are our top tips: Role play going to school A really great way to support the transition process. Encourage imaginative play to role pla
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29/03/17
'Old and young are the same'
'Old and young are the same'
  By working as a long term supply teacher, I am able to help my local Alzheimer and Dementia unit; fortnightly I teach art and assess the progress of the residents. You could ask 'What has this to do with teaching a student? How does this relate to me?' My main observation of the two groups is firstly, the limited attention span followed by the, all too familiar, lack of memory retent
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29/03/17
SEND Work
SEND Work
  This is Kieran’s first hand account of his tough, tiring but extremely rewarding work in a SEND School and why every day is worth it.   My first assignment offered to me by Protocol was with a SEND school in Cambridge. I was extremely excited about getting work so quickly and having it available long term if I wanted it. Not having too much experience in SEND work I gl
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21/03/17
Teaching Abroad
Teaching Abroad
Stephanie, one of our bubbly Canadian Primary Teachers, arrived from Toronto in September 2016 and settled into East London. This is her story about exploring the UK and Europe while supply teaching. Congratulations, you have made the first step into the unknown territory of teaching abroad, research. No matter what moving away and stepping out of your comfort zone will always be di
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21/03/17
Laughing In Harmony
Laughing In Harmony
Do you enjoy a good laugh? We do at Protocol Education, so much so that when we heard the jokes from pupils and staff from Learning In Harmony Trust schools were putting together for their Comic Relief fundraising joke book we had to take part. Protocol Education employees even provided a few jokes which made the final cut to be included in the book,  and we were more than happy to cov
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20/03/17
CPD REC Investors in People UKAS