Back to School Resources Round-up

**This post has been updated for 2017.

The new school year has started and to help you we’ve done a roundup of useful posts to ease you back into school.

We’ll be adding to this list until the end of September so keep coming back!

Back to School

School’s started but you may not have got round to doing everything. Read our 10 tips on how to start the year smoothly and other helpful resources.

10 Tips to Prepare for Back to School

5 Minute Lesson Review

6 Top Tips to Help Motivate Students

Science lesson idea - Pop Bottle Planters


Don’t panic! We have some great tips and advice from the Kent NQT Induction team, Headteachers and teachers.

Week 1: Help I’m an NQT

Week 2: Help I'm an NQT 

Week 3: Help I'm a New Teacher 

10 Top Tips to a Successful NQT Induction

10 Top Tips for NQTs

Social Networking: A guide for Trainee Teachers and NQTs

Read one Science Teacher's experience as an NQT

Continuous Professional Development

New school year, new you. It’s time to start thinking about where you want to take your career this year. 

CPD in Kent 

New School Improvement CPD Programme for 2016/17

Kent-Teach CPD Twitter Chat write-up

Perhaps it’s time to consider stepping up, read Aspire for Headship, Headteacher Graham Chisnell’s experience on becoming a Headteacher.


Make wellbeing a priority this year. Take this new start as an opportunity to look after yourself even when it’s really busy.

Fantastic post by Dr Pooky Knightsmith - Mental Health Specialist on 7 Simple Steps to Improving the Mental Health of School Staff

How to achieve work-life balance infographic

Here are 5 tricks to help you form new habits

6 Tips to Help Improve Your Eye Health 

Put aside time to see friends and family and do things you enjoy. Here are 10 things to do in Kent this month.

Job Searching

8 tips to settle into your new school

Kent-Teach website updates to improve your job search experience

Tips for applicants applying for jobs

Kent-Teach Twitter Chat on Securing that Teaching Job write-up

Top 8 Teacher Interview Questions 

5 Interview Tips to Help You Get That Job 

5 Things to Try Avoid Doing in a New Job 

Interested in working at a particular school? You can now register your interest.

Read why Rosy thinks being a TA is the best job in the world!

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