Maths for NQTs - Key Stage 1

  • The main theme for this training day is on ‘Engagement and challenge’ in primary mathematics. KS1 focus

Key themes –

  • ‘Outstanding’ teaching and learning in the training year vs the NQT year…are they the same thing?
  • Exemplification of OFSTED ‘Outstanding’ descriptors for primary mathematics
  • Planning for ‘challenge’ through developing problem solving and reasoning skills – breadth and depth leading to ‘Mastery’
  • Establishing solid, effective teaching routines in primary mathematics raising the bar for learning facts and tables. Ideas for teaching.
  • Effective use of models and images
  • Assessment of children’s calculation skills and preferences – evidencing continuity and progression
  • Implementing the school calculation policy and interpreting the new NC approach to calculation
  • New emphases in curriculum content and transition issues over the next two years.
  • Accountability, gathering evidence of pupil progress
  • Facilitator
  • Venue & Travel Information

Laurence Hicks, External Consultant, Sense of Number

Laurence leads an ‘inspirational’ mathematics course at the University of Manchester. Alongside this, he delivers high quality CPD and mathematics consultancy.  He is an experienced cross-phase teacher and former headteacher.

You can visit the Sense of Number website here.

Hopwood Hall College

Free parking is available onsite - just press the buzzer at the barrier and say you're here for a REAL Trust event.

How to get here

By Road: The Rochdale campus is 2.6 miles from junction 20 off the M62. Follow the signs for Rochdale town centre

By Rail: Rochdale train station is a ten minute walk from the Rochdale Campus through the town centre. It is also a Metrolink station, Manchester’s light railway system, which links Rochdale with Oldham, Bury and Manchester City Centre.

By Bus: The Rochdale bus station is approximately 5 minutes’ walk from the Rochdale campus. There are frequent bus services throughout the borough which terminate in Rochdale.

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