Early Years Work Groups

Early Years Opportunities for 2020/21

SPECIALIST KNOWLEDGE FOR TEACHING MATHEMATICS early years work group 2020-2021

This Work Group will help participants to develop their mathematical subject knowledge in conjunction with understanding the pedagogy that underpins the teaching of it.  Understanding of mathematical structures will also be explored so participants gain a detailed understanding of how children learn early mathematical concepts.  We will be running three cohorts in Derby, Derbyshire and Nottingham/Nottinghamshire.

  • More information can be found here.

BUILDING FIRM MATHEMATICAL FOUNDATIONS in reception work group 2020-2021

This Work Group is aimed at schools who are currently developing mastery across their school. Work Groups in this project aim to secure Early Years’ best practice and build firm foundations for all children by the end of Reception year. Practitioners and senior leaders will develop their understanding as to how Early Years Best Practice feeds into a teaching for mastery approach and supports progression through the school.

  • More information can be found here.