Lincolnshire Teaching School Alliance

Current Trainee Testimonials

Wonder what it is like to be a trainee teacher on our programme? Our trainees share their insights in our Trainee Blog!  Keep checking back for regular updates!

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  • Published 20/06/19, by Philippa Slack
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    Brogan: My year on LTSA SCITT

    My year on the LTSA SCITT, has been the most challenging year I have had so far, but by far the most rewarding! Having worked as an instructor in a special school, for pupils with social, emotional and mental health needs, for two years before beginning my training year - I found myself in a slightl...
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  • Published 06/06/19, by Philippa Slack
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    Amy: "Are you crazy?"

    "Are you crazy?" is the question that most people ask me when I tell them I am a trainee teacher. I have two small children, who were aged 2 and 4 when I started the course in September. I knew that it would be hard to complete this training year, however it was something that I have been...
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  • Published 27/06/18, by Emily Wilson
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    Matt: the importance of time management

    "Throughout the year, I have realised the importance of time management, especially with deadlines looming, and adapting to changes at short notice. This has made me resilient and adaptable in my working environment."
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  • Published 18/06/18, by Emily Wilson
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    Anita: It hasn't been an easy year, but it's definitely been a rewarding one...

      “It hasn’t been an easy year, but it’s definitely been a rewarding one and I don’t regret a thing!”
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  • Published 26/04/18, by Emily Wilson
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    Juan: my progress so far...

    It has been a challenging and demanding training year so far but I have received lots of support and flexibility from the SCITT team to meet my needs. My initial progress at the start of the year was quite slow. With time and increased understanding of the big picture in relation to the Maths curric...
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  • Published 04/03/18, by Emily Wilson
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    Megan: We're half way through!

    We’re half way through!
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  • Published 28/02/18, by Emily Wilson
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    Gary: An Incredible Learning Experience

    An incredible learning experience…
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  • Published 19/12/17, by Emily Wilson
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    Luke: A year on from the call

    "The professional and supportive staff who offer continuous advice and excellent training sessions really are a key element of success that most certainly transfers into its trainees."
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  • Published 03/12/17, by Emily Wilson
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    Oluchi: My time in school so far...

    "My training school is at Metheringham Primary School and upon arrival, I was made to feel very welcome."
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  • Published 01/12/17, by Emily Wilson
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    Katie: A laminator would make it even easier, though.

    "The speed with which I have become completely immersed in both school and training life has amazed even me."
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  • Published 17/11/17, by Emily Wilson
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    Jonathan: So far on the course...

    An overview of my training and time spent in school so far. 
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  • Published 14/11/17, by Emily Wilson
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    Martin: A focus on phonics

    "Our first term as trainees has been and gone faster than I thought possible. I have already learnt and observed so much, yet the year has really only just begun."
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