COURSE DATES Online | Friday 15 October 2021
  • Heads of Maths Department or Teachers of Level 3 Maths qualifications
  • GCSE Maths teachers
  • NQT teachers of any level 2 or 3 Maths qualification and non-specialist Maths teachers
  • Returning teachers
  • Members of the SLT responsible for KS5 Mathematics progression in their school or college
  • Teachers of other Level 3 subjects which have Mathematical content
IN-SCHOOL You can also book this as an In-School Course
  • A specially prepared folder of detailed notes, practical advice and guidance
  • Notes prepared by the educational experts leading the course
  • Expert produced PowerPoint presentations
  • CPD Certificate of attendance

10.00 – 11.15am
Introducing Core Maths into your centre

  • DfE funding,The Professor Adrian Smith review and the cross-curricular and cross phase value of the qualification
  • Timetabling and identifying the students and teachers for Core Maths provision
  • Exploring the Assessment Boards’ content and considering online resources; text books and exam papers from different boards

11.15 – 11.35am: Break and Q & A discussion

11.35 – 12.30pm
Teaching the content to different abilities of student and combining with other subject

  • What went well in the most recent examinations?
  • Common areas where students lost marks and how to overcome this
  • Marking and reviewing example answers: how to ensure students can meet the assessment standard
  • Approaches for teaching that really work: supporting students’ understanding through the use of mathematical modelling and images
  • Designing learning to develop fluency and reasoning

12.30 – 1.30pm: Lunch and informal discussion

1.30 – 2.30pm
High quality resources that encourage success

  • Expert guidance on what makes a good resource and how you can support student progress l Designing resources to ensure student progress: group activity to ensure sufficient modelling l Group consideration of available resources and how these can be utilised fully to support teaching and learning

2.30 – 2.45pm: Break and opportunity for further discussion and questions

2.45 – 3.45pm
Developing problem solving for Key Stage 5

  • Improving student progression and assessment in problem solving
  • Designing a curriculum that works from Key Stage 3, to enhance student understanding and progress
  • Supporting and developing cross-phase problem solving and the crucial use of pre-release materials
  • Embedding problem solving in all Maths lessons
  • Conclusions from today and next steps

Phillip Howard