Teaching for Mastery in Primary Schools: Funded Opportunities for 2019/20

Places are now available on the funded Teaching for Mastery Programme.   This year, we are looking to recruit up to 60 schools.    These Mastery Work Groups are a year-long school and professional development opportunity, led by trained Mastery Specialists.    Please find attached, detailed information and application form.  Please note that the deadline for applications is Monday, 10th June 2019. 

Primary TfM Work Group Schools Information and Application 2019-20 (v2)

Teaching for Mastery: Local Leaders of Maths Education (16th July 2018)

We are excited to invite Local Leaders of Mathematics to this event where we will introduce you to Mastery. 

There will be the opportunities to meet with those that have been involved in Mastery so far, and those that are taking the first steps on their journey.   This is a great chance to build a wider network of people that can continue to work together to develop teaching for mastery across the Solent. 

Please find attached, further details: 

Secondary mastery flyer mon 16th July


If you would like to be a part of this event, please email info@solentmathshub.org.uk.

Event: Teaching for Mastery (Secondary) (4th and 5th July)

We are excited to invite secondary maths teachers to this event where teachers can share their experiences of Teaching for Mastery. 

Bar modelling is an essential maths mastery strategy.  A Singapore-style on maths model, bar modelling allows pupils to draw and visualize mathematical concepts to solve problems.  Time will be spent looking at how bar modelling can be used and you will receive a teaching resource to take away to use in your classroom. 

This event is free to attend to all secondary maths teachers.  A buffet lunch will be provided upon arrival and you will be provided with resources to take away with you. 

This event will take place at two venues:

The Grand Harbour Hotel, Southampton : Wednesday, 4th July (1-4pm)

The Holiday Inn, Pembroke Road, Portsmouth: Thursday, 5th July (1-4pm)

Further details are attached:   Secondary mastery flyer wed 4th July

Secondary mastery flyer thurs 5th july

If you would like to be part of this event, please email info@solentmathshub.org.uk.    




Teacher Subject Specialism Training 2018

Subject Specialism Training 2018 

Core Maths:   This FULLY FUNDED Teacher Subject Specialism programme is designed for non-specialist teachers who are teaching the new Core Maths programme.  Core Maths is a new qualification designed for students who have achieved a grade 4 (or C) or above at GCSE.  It helps to develop students’ mathematical skills and thinking and supports courses such a A-level Psychology, Sciences and Geography, as well as technical and vocational qualifications. 

Teacher Subject Specialism Training 2018







Primary Mathematics Teaching for Mastery Work Groups – Information and Application (2018-20)

Are you interested in being part of a Teaching for Mastery Work Group led by Mastery Specialists?   If so, please find attached, detailed information.  

Primary TfM Work Group Schools Information and Application (2018-19) v2 (00000002)

If you are not sure and would like to ask questions or find out more details, we are holding Information Evenings on the following dates for all teachers and headteachers: 


23rd April (5.00 – 6.00 pm)      Four Lanes Infant School, Basingstoke 

2nd May (4.00 – 5.00 pm)         Northern Parade School, Portsmouth 

8th May (4.00 – 5.00 pm)          Bartley Junior School, New Forest 

9th May (4.00 – 5.00 pm)          Weeke Primary School, Winchester 

10th May (4.30 – 5.30 pm)         St Mark’s Primary School, Southampton 

17th May (4.00 – 5.00 pm)         Gurnard Primary School, IOW 


If you would like to attend, please email Amanda Ponsford at Amanda.ponsford@solentmathshub.org.uk.    Please note that you may attend any location. 




Solent Maths Hub

Improving Continuity in Maths – IOW

This work group aims to help teachers improve the chances of pupils experiencing a smooth transition in their maths learning between primary and secondary school.  The Work Group will address key issues by looking at specific pedagogical themes and collaboratively developing models of continuity of approach that support pupils through the transition phase. 

The first session will be Monday, 12th March at Sandown Bay Academy. 

Please see attached for further information : Year 5-8 Continuity IoW



Primary Mastery Specialist 2018-19 (Cohort 4)

Cohort 4 (2018-19) – Information and Application

Following the very successful first three cohorts of the primary Mastery Specialist programme, the NCETM and Maths Hubs are now seeking to recruit a fourth cohort of expert primary school teachers to develop and work as Primary Mastery Specialists. This document gives information about the programme and how teachers and their schools can apply to be involved. The closing date for applications is Monday 5th March 2018 5pm.


Primary Mastery Specialist Programme 2018-19 Application and Information



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