During the six weeks of Summer Institute – the crash course in teacher training all Teach First participants undergo – our tutors frequently told us that the next two years would be ‘the hardest experience of our lives’.
Author: Harry Morgan
(English and Related Literature, 2015)
Harry graduated from York in 2015. He is now on the Teach First training scheme and blogs about it for YuMag every issue.
After a week of tests, and marking of said tests, walking out the school reception with a gym bag full of more marking, my first half term is over. It’s done.
Though I knew I was joining Teach First in October 2014, it didn’t make my final day in York any easier. It definitely wasn’t easy saying goodbye to friends I’d made, while knowing also that The Willow would soon be closing down too.