What no one tells you
"When you build up that rapport with them, I think it's so much easier to teach them"
In this short film, newly qualified teachers share their secrets of discipline, planning and building rapport with pupils.
Newly qualified teachers share their secrets on discipline, planning and building rapport with pupils.
Sancha is an English NQT teaching Years 7-10 in Croydon.
She has a very good relationship with her students and especially her form class who she speaks to everyday.
She says because of her young age, she can relate to her students by using real life examples from social media in order to connect with them.
Greg is a 42-year-old science NQT with a specialism in biology. He teaches Years 7-10 in Sheffield.
He says building a rapport is key to behaviour management, and there are times when you have to be strict, but that can be limited if there is common understanding.
Lee is a 26-year-old Physical Education and Geography NQT, teaching Years 8-14 in Northern Ireland.
He enjoys taking the time to get to know his students and says that it helps them engage with the learning process.
Emily is a 23-year-old Year 1 teacher in London.
She says most of her time is taken up by planning, and that it is important to have a life outside of school.