Mastering Number

Mastering Number

Type: Work Group   For: Teachers and Maths Leads
Time: 5 online sessions and online community Cost: free of charge

This programme will develop solid number sense, including fluency and flexibility with number facts, which will have a lasting impact on future learning for all children. The programme will also involve high quality professional development for teachers.

Mastering Number Focus

The programme will provide teachers in Reception, Year 1 and Year 2 with with resources to teach a daily 10-15 minute session to their pupils. These materials are designed to ensure that pupils develop fluency with, and understanding of, number that is crucial to future success in maths and academic progress more generally.

This professional development model will be delivered by an experienced team from the NCETM, led by the NCETM’s Director of Primary Mathematics, Debbie Morgan and aims to sit alongside schools' continued participation in other Maths Hub mastery-based programmes.

Work Group Outcomes

Pupil outcomes

Pupils will:

•develop fluency in calculation and a confidence and flexibility with number that exemplifies good number sense

•be able to clearly communicate their mathematical ideas

•make good progress towards the Early Learning Goals and Year Group Expectations

•demonstrate a positive attitude towards maths

•demonstrate a willingness to ‘have a go'

Professional learning

Teachers will:

•develop skills in working in a professional learning community,reflecting with other colleagues on their own practice, and refining skills through support and challenge within a community

•develop a secure understanding of how to build firm mathematical foundations with a stronger subject and pedagogical understanding for EYFS and KS1

•secure an understanding of the mathematical expectations of the new Early Years Framework and the meaning of the Early Learning Goals

What will participating schools gain?

Participating schools will receive:

High quality professional development directed by the NCETM and facilitated by Angles Maths Hub

Support and development via a collaborative, online community with
other schools in the Angles Maths Hub area and facilitated by a Work Group Lead

Free resources including coherent plans for the Mastering Number daily sessions in Reception, Year 1 and Year 2 and sets of the main concrete representation to support learning

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