Kensington Place, W8 7PP 0207 727 7637



Date(s): 07/02/2019 Time: 09:00 - 15:30
Venue: Fox Primary School

Price: £185.00 - Book now

Course Details

This one day course will explore arithmetic structures essential to developing a deep
understanding and flexibility with number and algebra concepts.


We will consider creative approaches to enabling pupils to develop mastery of number through rich tasks and contexts.  We will also explore models that support the teaching of algebra in the primary classroom as well as the role of problems and questions that encourage pupils to reason and explain. An underlying theme to this course will be consideration of what it means to be mathematical and the importance of enabling pupils to patterns and make connections in their learning.  These skills are widely recognised, both by Ofsted and research, to be key factors in
pupil success in their understanding and progress in Maths.


NB: This course can also be a part of the KS2 Subject Leader Maths Package (5 of 5 courses)




The course will include:

  • Using contexts as a starting point for
    mathematical enquiry
  • Open questions – how to maximise
  • Low threshold, high ceiling tasks for the
    inclusive primary classroom
  • Tasks that encourage pupils to reason and find proof
  • Exploring patterns, finding rules
  • Functions and equations


What you can take home:

  • Ideas, activities and resources to
    support the teaching of algebra
  • Guidance on the requirements of the new curriculum in relation to fractions
  • Documents to support the assessment of mastery in algebra


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