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    I've got interviews for Plymouth, Greenwich and Roehampton coming up. Has anyone been to these as I'm really nervous.
    I'm specialising in PE.

    I've also applied to Durham and Canterbury but still haven't heard back. (I Applied Dec 21st)

    Any tips or information??
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    (Original post by jessimica)
    Hi
    I've got interviews for Plymouth, Greenwich and Roehampton coming up. Has anyone been to these as I'm really nervous.
    I'm specialising in PE.

    I've also applied to Durham and Canterbury but still haven't heard back. (I Applied Dec 21st)

    Any tips or information??
    Try and sound very enthusiastic about teaching and working with children. Tell them its your passion and that you think you would 'with the right training' make an excellent classroom practitioner.

    As long as you go in with a positive mindset and seem interested in the career you should have no problems. Any previous experience working with children would also be helpful!

    Good Luck!
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    Hi there!
    No need to panic! When I went for my interview at Greenwich I ended up being over an hour late and somehow still managed to get accepted. You'll be asked to write a short essay when you get there and take part in a group/indivual interview where they ask you questions about work experience and what you generally know about the education system.

    As the previous poster said, as long as you sound enthusiastic and are good at interviews then I'm sure you'll be fine :yep:
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    Hey I had an interview for primary ed last week at greenwich.Basically we did an essay before going there on something educational in the news.Then did another one while we were there,it was only 200 words.Then we were split into groups of 4/5 and had to talk about the subject of our first essay.Then had an individual interview. I would say just be enthusiastic, be confident in your abilities and make coherent comments. But I dont know if my advice is any good as i dont know if ive got in! :P xx
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    (Original post by jessimica)
    Hi
    I've got interviews for Plymouth, Greenwich and Roehampton coming up. Has anyone been to these as I'm really nervous.
    I'm specialising in PE.

    I've also applied to Durham and Canterbury but still haven't heard back. (I Applied Dec 21st)

    Any tips or information??
    Hey

    I had an interview for Primary PGCE at Greenwich and got accepted. With ours we had to prepare a 500-600 word essay on something relevant (i.e. cross-curricular activities) and the write a 200 word piece on someone who inspired us when we got there. We just had individual interviews and they were just asking basic questions like why you want to teach etc. Think its more so they can work out your personality and what you'd be like.

    Hope this helps!!
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    (Original post by jessimica)
    Hi
    I've got interviews for Plymouth, Greenwich and Roehampton coming up. Has anyone been to these as I'm really nervous.
    I'm specialising in PE.

    I've also applied to Durham and Canterbury but still haven't heard back. (I Applied Dec 21st)

    Any tips or information??
    Hi! Sorry, I know that this comment doesn't help you, but as a prospective 2011 PGCE applicant, I wanted to ask how you have three interviews? I thought that your application was sent to each institution individually and if you're rejected it's sent to the next one. I thought you had to list them in order. I'd be grateful if someone would clarify this for me.
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    (Original post by doingmybest)
    Hi! Sorry, I know that this comment doesn't help you, but as a prospective 2011 PGCE applicant, I wanted to ask how you have three interviews? I thought that your application was sent to each institution individually and if you're rejected it's sent to the next one. I thought you had to list them in order. I'd be grateful if someone would clarify this for me.
    PGCE is different to a BEd Primary. we pick five and are interviewed by the ones interested then we hear whether or not we have an offer. We then decide from our offers where we would like to accept the offer from. Hope that made sense lol
    If I'm right PGCE is different as you have already completed a degree. hope this helps.

    Thanks to everyone for the help. First interview is tomorrow wish me luck!
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    (Original post by jessimica)
    PGCE is different to a BEd Primary. we pick five and are interviewed by the ones interested then we hear whether or not we have an offer. We then decide from our offers where we would like to accept the offer from. Hope that made sense lol
    If I'm right PGCE is different as you have already completed a degree. hope this helps.

    Thanks to everyone for the help. First interview is tomorrow wish me luck!
    Now it all makes sense! I was getting mighty confused there for a second; thanks for clearing that up for me.

    Hope your interview went well?
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    Hi
    I've got interviews for Plymouth, Greenwich and Roehampton coming up. Has anyone been to these as I'm really nervous.
    I'm specialising in PE.

    I've also applied to Durham and Canterbury but still haven't heard back. (I Applied Dec 21st)

    Any tips or information??


    Hi,

    I have also got an interview for Plymouth specialising in PE, It's in two weeks and I am so nervous! The letter said to bring something to change into, Do you have any idea what we will be tested on physically? also any interview tips?
    I hope your interview went well.
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    Hi, interviews went ok I hope still waiting to hear back but Roehampton said on the day I should have a place.

    The Plymouth one is nothing to worry about, the whole day is really relaxed. You have to do a maths test , which is year 6 work so really easy, and then you read an article and have to write a letter about it or a short story.
    The Pe group was 13 people, and you just play games, to relax you and talk about how these games benefit children. Then in groups you have to make up your own games to develop certain skills. After that you have a group interview with the usual questions, like why do you want to teach? Why Pe? etc. And you also have to discuss the reading task we got sent. the interview finished about 2pm.

    Just try to relax and make sure when she asks for a volunteer you offer, and asks lots of questions. Good Luck Hope it goes well.
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    Anybody else got in2 durham 4 teaching????????? didnt take long 2 hear bk.
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    congrats on getin your interview!! i noticed you applied at the end of december, is that when everyone else who has commented applied? i am hoping to apply for 2011 and i was told if i send it off after october most of the interview places are taken up. is that incorrect? lol x
 
 
 
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