Welcome to the Huddersfield Horizon Trainee Blog

Embarking on a career as a teacher is a big step and requires commitment, passion, hard work and a sense of humour. We aim to give you an insight into the life of a trainee by letting you hear about the course, and their experiences in their own words… Welcome to the Huddersfield Horizon Trainee Blog.

September? Survived It

I would like to start by congratulating myself, the other Huddersfield Horizoners (Horizoners? New word), primary teachers, secondary teachers, school staff and pupils everywhere for reaching this checkpoint. We have SURVIVED September. A month which is exciting, chaotic, overwhelming, confusing and exhilarating all at once…

New kid in class

Remember your first day at school? Your uniform being hung up on the outside of your wardrobe, shoes polished to perfection, the butterflies in your stomach from both nerves and excitement for the day ahead. That’s basically how I felt my first day of my…

Chris Cullimore, Physical Education Applicant, The Pennine Teaching School Alliance (accredited by the Huddersfield Horizon SCITT)

Applying for the Penning Teaching School Alliance was a really easy and simple process, I attended a few applying to teaching events where they had a stall, and they were really approachable and sold the Alliance really well. They gave me plenty of advice and…