What People Say

Sam Kimberley Science with Biology

Choose Leeds SCITT; it will be the best choice you ever made!

Training with Leeds SCITT has allowed me to progress much faster than expected in my development in both teaching and learning and leadership responsibilities. - Sam Kimberley, Biology, 2014








We asked Sam:

1.What have you enjoyed most about your time on the course?

The hands on approach to teaching that the course gives – being involved from day one in the classroom.

2.What are your career ambitions for the next five years?

I will be looking to be in a leadership role within my department taking on greater responsibilities to further the quality of teaching and learning in Science.

3.Why did you choose Leeds SCITT?

It allowed for me to teach a range of students of all backgrounds at contrasting schools around an area I am familiar with.

4.What are the unique selling points about Leeds SCITT?

It has a trainee-centred approach. I received high quality training with lots of support needed if and when I required it.

5.What advice would you give to applicants when they are deciding who to train with?

    Be prepared to work under high pressure environments and finding the right work/life balance.

Harry who also studied Science with Biology says...

Definitely choose Leeds SCITT. Teaching is about teaching! I didn’t want to sit in lectures listening to someone tell you how to teach. Leeds SCITT gives you the opportunity to practice from day one, which is essential in preparation for the job!

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Kate who also studied Science with Biology says...

Support has been fantastic, the schools have been amazing and I feel I am more than prepared for my first year in teaching.

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