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Outstanding Learning and Progress in Maths

Going one step further to deliver lessons that your students and Ofsted will love in maths

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Suitable for: Maths teachers and leaders aiming to maximise teaching and learning of students at key stages 3 & 4.

Phases suitable for:

  • Secondary

Course Reference: 7868WW
Price: £299.00 + VAT or hold in-house
Timings: 10am - 4pm Book Now

This course considers the most recent evidence for what makes outstanding mathematics teaching from a range of perspectives. It introduces participants to contexts for mathematics which engage pupils in deep learning experiences, both challenging them and enabling them to refine and master mathematical processes and content..

  • Identify features that contribute to outstanding learning and mastery of mathematics
  • Consider the integral role played by the aims of ‘fluency, reasoning and problem solving’ throughout the mathematics curriculum and how to ensure they are delivered through teaching
  • Consider what evidence of outstanding learning in mathematics looks like
  • Consider effective assessment of mathematics in relation to a curriculum without levels
  • Identify structures for activities which will facilitate high quality formative assessment and surface misconceptions
  • Explore models for making mathematics meaningful, authentic and relevant
  • Consider the mathematical skills that pupils will need to be equipped with in order to function effectively in their future lives and the contexts for learning within which those skills might be developed


The national context and further afield
  • The national curriculum for mathematics
  • The Ofsted perspective of mathematics
  • Mathematics education in a global context and the imperative for teaching
Making meaning of maths and mastery
  • What is mastery in mathematics?
  • Time for exploration, a problem solving task
  • Enriching and deepening understanding
Assessment of mathematics and surfacing misconceptions
  • Assessment without levels
  • A range of outcomes – what does outstanding look like?
  • Formative assessment in mathematics and surfacing misconceptions
Exploring relevance — the relationship with purposeful struggling
  • Struggling with purpose or a hopeless struggle?
  • Authentic, real-life problem solving
  • Making maths meaningful and relevant – preparing pupils for their future

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