Primary Work Groups

Primary Opportunities for 2019/20

MIXED AGE

This Work Group will involve the trialling and reviewing of a range of approaches to deal with the issue of planning for mixed age classes in a mastery context. The project will present current work and case studies from the innovation work already carried out.

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LESSON DESIGN

This Work Group will focus on designing effective lesson plans, making use of key resources such as the Primary Mastery Professional Development materials and text books aimed at schools who are well on the way with their mastery journey.

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INTERVENTION

This Work Group will support participants in considering different models of intervention in a mastery context to ensure that mathematics teaching has maximum impact for all children. Participant teachers and leaders will further their understanding of teaching for mastery by using case studies to inform their practice. Schools will trial a model of their choice and will document their observations to share with others.

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specialist knowledge for teaching mathematics (primary)

This Work Group will develop the use of Subject Knowledge for Teaching Mathematics programmes for teachers of Primary to enable them to understand, teach and support pupils in mathematics in the classroom.

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specialist knowledge for teaching mathematics (primary teaching assistants)

This Work Group will develop the use of Subject Knowledge for Teaching Mathematics programmes for Primary Teaching Assistants to enable them to understand, teach and support pupils in mathematics in the classroom.

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YEAR 5-8 CONTINUITY WORK GROUP

This Work Group aims to improve communication between Key Stages 2 and 3.  Teachers from different phases work together collaboratively on multiplicative reasoning to develop a consistent approach through discussion, joint lesson design and delivery, observation and the development of documentation to support continuity.

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TEACHING FOR MASTERY FOR MULTI-SCHOOL LEADERS OF MATHEMATICS INNOVATION WORK GROUP

This Work Group will give you a deeper insight into Teaching for Mastery, the Maths Hub Teaching for Mastery programmes and develop your strategic thinking for the future of Teaching for Mastery across your schools.

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primary subject leaders network

These network meetings aim to provide Maths Leaders with support to develop mathematics pedagogy and curriculum in their primary schools, together with development and guidance on leadership issues and skills.  The meetings also offer the perfect opportunity for networking with colleagues and sharing best-practice ideas and resources.

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MASTERY READINESS WORK GROUPS

This Work Group is for schools who have a commitment to developing a teaching for mastery approach long term, but who currently need additional support for improving mathematics teaching, learning and leadership. Although the participation involves two teachers attending events outside of the school, it is expected that these two teachers have the opportunity to lead development across the whole school.

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primary teaching for mastery development work groups

This Work Group is for schools who have a commitment to developing a teaching for mastery approach. Although the participation involves two teachers attending events outside of the school, it is expected that these two teachers lead development across the whole school.  Each Work Group will be led by one of the Maths Hub’s Mastery Specialists and involve six or seven primary schools. During the year, they will work closely together to introduce and develop approaches to teaching for mastery.

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PRIMARY MASTERY SPECIALIST PROGRAMME

This Work Group is aimed at individual who wish to become Primary Mastery Specialists.  The first year is a training and development year, establishing mastery in your own school, with the support of the senior leadership team. In the second year the training focus shifts to develop Mastery Specialists in your role as Professional Development Leads and there is the opportunity to gain NCETM PD Lead Accreditation. In the second and following years, specialists will engage in a variety of work including leading Work Groups, developing seven other schools in the development of teaching for mastery, leading the embedding of mastery in schools and leading Work Groups to sustain teaching for mastery.

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