I am a level 3 TA and our SMT are in major panic mode as OFSTED are due in the summer term. After 26 years experience, I am now doubting my abilities as the Head is criticizing everything we are doing (or not doing!) My newest timetable (my 4th since September) has me running like a headless chicken to fit everything in and I really don't feel I'm doing anything properly. For example my Monday goes like this. 8.30 Prepare for my sessions 8.45 Playground duty 9.00 Supervising handwriting 9.15 Literacy input ( 6 Yr1 children) 9.30 Literacy activity with 8 Yr1 children from a different class 10.00 Phonics with 6 Phase 3 children 10.15 My break 10.30 Playground duty 10.50 Numeracy input (6 Yr1 children) 11.10 Numeracy activity (8 Yr1 children) 11.40 Catch Up numeracy intervention 12.00 Supervising SEN having lunch 12.30 My lunch 1.00 5 groups Yr1 children guided reading 2.30 Catch Up Numeracy intervention 2.45 BRP intervention 3.00 Take children to school bus 3.10 Preparing resources as directed by a class teacher 4.00 HOME!!! The rest of the week is very similar. Just curious as to whether other TAs do the same. If I had wanted to "teach" I would have trained to be one!