Monthly Archives: June 2017

Secondary Maths CPD Network led by NW Maths Hub 3

admin   June 14, 2017   Comments Off

Please see below details of the final session of the Secondary Maths CPD Network led by NW Maths Hub 3.

This session will take place on: Monday 3rd July 2017, 4-6pm at Rainford High, St Helens.

The focus for this session is:

Primary Maths Mastery

KS2 Raised Expectations- National Curriculum/POS

Transitional support and guidance

Preparing for Y7

Target audience: Secondary Maths HOD, KS3 practitioners and transition coordinators

Tara Loughran will deliver this session – Tara has extensive experience in schools for leading improvement and change in mathematics. She has provided high quality training for the St Helens TSA since becoming at teaching school in 2013; she has inspired lots of teachers and support staff to take her ideas back to the classroom with significant impact. Tara represents NW Maths Hub 3 across the North West.

To book a place please contact- Sarah Makin –

Thank you for your attendance at this network during 2016-17, we are in the process of creating another exciting programme for 2017-18. This will be ready to share at the final session and circulated during the coming weeks.

Have a great final few weeks. We look forward to seeing you at the meeting and working with your schools next year.

Active Maths FREE workshop

admin   June 7, 2017   Comments Off

Maths of the Day ‘Active Maths’

Using Physical Activity to raise attitudes and attainment in mathematics

Course description:

The course looks at the research, rationale and benefits of ‘active learning’ and gives teachers practical ideas on how to implement ‘Active Maths’ in to the curriculum.

Delegates will be introduced to the highly acclaimed and praised resource ‘Maths of the Day’ – a website that provides teachers and teaching assistants with over 1000 lesson plans on how to deliver ‘active maths’.

The resource is used in schools across the UK and internationally and is having a huge impact on attitudes to maths, attainment in maths, levels of physical activity and whole child development.

Who is the course for?

  • Maths leaders/PE leaders/HT’s/SLT
  • Any class teacher concerned/interested in raising standards in maths / increasing levels of physical activity

* Please note: This course is not appropriate for PE coaches/outside agencies working within schools

DATE AND TIME: Tuesday 19th September, 1-4pm. 

VENUE: Reflections Gallery, The World of Glass, St Helens

HOW TO BOOK: Please contact Sarah Makin, Maths Hub Administrator  

COST: Free of Charge

For further information see case study below.   


“As a result of Maths of the Day, attainment in maths – and children’s enjoyment of maths – is improving”- Ofsted.

Maths of the Day Workshop Maths flyer

MOTD Case Study – maths of the day

NW Maths Hub 3- Secondary Maths opportunities 2017-18

admin   June 1, 2017   Comments Off

Please see attached further details of the Secondary Maths Hub opportunities for 2017-18:

  • NQT Programme
  • TSST Programme
  • Maths HOD meetings

To follow…Secondary Maths CPD network, Maths SLE programme, Mathematical thinking for GCSE effectiveness Work Groups, Y5-Y8 continuity development Work Group, Year 7 catch-up intervention development Work Group, Challenging topics at GCSE development Work Groups. In addition to Cohort 2 of the Teaching for Mastery specialist teacher recruitment and work group school opportunities…

To reserve a place on any of the programmes attached please contact: and for further information contact: Lindsay Porter (Secondary Maths Hub Lead) or Lisa Bradshaw:

Mathematics_Teacher_Subject_Specialism_Flyer_STH_040416 (1)

Secondary Maths HOD 2017-18

Secondary NQT Maths flyer 2017-18

secondary NQT maths programme invite 2017-18