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'It's my calling': new teachers in a pandemic – meet the class of 2020.

Warwick NQT Jennifer Murch discusses being a Newly Qualified Teacher in a pandemic.

"Murch decided she wanted to be a teacher when she was volunteering in a challenging school while at university, but thought she needed more life experience first. After graduating with a degree in English and theology from Hull university, she joined the navy and trained as a frontline medic. After 10 years, she felt the time was right to realise her first ambition and left last summer for a fulltime PGCE at the University of Warwick. Now 32, she is starting her qualifying teaching year at the Sirius academy in west Hull, a 1,500-pupil school for 11 to 18-year-olds."

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