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First Week
Posted by Matt Butcher on July 14th 2017

As if you’ve got time to type a quick recount of your fit2teach adventures since discovering us. You’re far too busy to share your success-stories in exchange for the chance to win fit2teach t-shirts, pens and/or mugs. Exclusive fit2teach t-shirts, pens and/or mugs.

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Martyn's Story So Far

First Week
Posted by Martyn Headley on July 14th 2017

So, its been an exciting few months; from a pint at the Elmwood to an app and a thriving community in 2 months. I wasn’t expecting that to happen. I think we have all heard the story of how we got started from Matt – if you haven’t you can find it here: (Blog Link Here) I want to talk about what I have seen and experienced on our journey so far. Even though I am a governor and have been a school photographer at John Hunt Photography for over a decade, I’m not a teacher so I wasn’t aware of the problems that teachers face every day. If I’m being completely honest, I thought - like many people outside of education - you had massive holidays and worked from 8.30 until 3.30 everyday - sounds like a cushy number to me; or it did until I actually saw what it was like. When we met I was sceptical of the need for the app. But Matt was so passionate about it and (don’t tell him this!) but after a single meeting I knew he was a genuine and sorted guy - me and Austin decided to take a punt on it. I expected a couple of hundred users within a month so I was shocked to see 10,000 users after a day of general release - Wow!

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