Teaching and Learning

At JFS I have mastered my subject knowledge, my classroom practice and my behaviour management in a benign environment which has been enormously helpful. If you want to ask a question of colleagues you know you are going to get a positive response.

I have a very varied job, working with a range of people from the Headteacher to the youngest student in Year 7. I enjoy the mix of ability amongst the students. One moment I am helping a student preparing for Oxbridge and the next second one is supporting a special needs student.

The school has very effective behavioural strategies and pastoral support for all students. For example I have been a tutor for a group of students for seven years, from year 7 to Year 13. Each of them has had one to ones tutorials with me to help their personal and educational development. To see a group of students all the way through provides a very good feeling.

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