Four things NQTs need to remember in their second term

On the fourth day of TES' 12 days of Christmas, teacher educator Sarah Wright shares four pieces of advice for NQTs about to start their second term.


Congratulations, NQTs: you’ve made it all the way to the Christmas holidays.


This means that you are now officially a third of the way through your journey as an NQT. Now it’s time to take a breather and − once you’ve consumed your selection boxes and finished your favourite box set – to spare a thought for the term ahead.


My key piece of advice for this term is to think about who you are doing things for. What impact is what you’re doing having on your students?


Here are four things that you should be focusing on.


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