1. Three things that you wanted, or expected, from your mentor at the beginning of your NQT year I wanted support - someone always willing to answer your questions Advice - on how to improve, updates on how i am doing, what i am doing well - regularly A friendly face - who will help me 'stick' up for my rights (in a place where you can sometimes be taken advantage off as an NQT and new member of staff). 2. Three things that you have received from your mentor in your first term Unconditional support Useful advice Praise on those days when you just need to hear something good A priceless friendship! 2. Three words to describe your mentor Supportive Caring Organised 3. In one sentence describe your experience as an NQT in your first term Sometimes stressful, always a learning curve and very rewarding, having the support around me has given me a big boost and made me first term as a teacher very enjoyable and satisfying!