Friday, 5 June 2015

Life after second year exams!

Since my last blog, I finally received all of my assignment and exam results! I am pleased to say that I have finished second year with a high 2:1. I am so happy that all the library visits, hard work and tears are starting to pay off. Even though I have only just received my results for my second year I have already been emailed regarding my dissertation topic which is a scary concept. I really haven’t given it a thought but would like to relate it to education as much as I can, to support my application for a PGCE after graduation.

I have also started my new work experience this year in a primary school with a year 4 class. I do not think I have ever been so nervous in my life! And to make matters worse it was raining, I had a five minute walk from the car and that morning I had decided to take my umbrella out of my bag! So on my first day I turned up at the front gate soaking wet! However, after a while of being there I realised that I had nothing to worry about. The teacher I am now working with is so lovely and soon made me a cup of tea to warm me up.

During the day we did double maths with a singing assembly in-between and then had history and creative writing in the afternoon. Before I started I was worried that the work experience would make me realise that I didn’t want to be a teacher but it only reinforced my desire to teach. The only things that will take some getting used to is being called Miss. Paterson and how small the chairs are! I am going back to this school once a week for the next month and then I start two more schools in September which I cannot wait for! And of course I will let you know how they go.

Speak soon!