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Secondary Mastery Programme

Don’t forget to apply- Secondary Mastery Programme: closing date- Thursday 7th June 2018

The NCETM and Maths Hubs are recruiting a third wave of teachers to join the secondary Mastery Specialists programme. This is part of a significant expansion of teaching for mastery work by Maths Hubs in secondary schools across England.

Following the broad format of preceding cohorts, the teachers will complete a three-year professional development programme, with these objectives:

first year (2018-2019): developing mastery approaches in their own classroom

second year (2019-2020): developing mastery approaches across their school’s maths department

third year (2020-2021): supporting two other schools’ maths departments to introduce teaching for mastery.

The teachers will attend five residential training events, run by the NCETM and Maths Hubs, spread across the first two years, the first taking place in the 2018 autumn term. In between, the teachers will work with colleagues from their local Maths Hub and, on an ongoing basis in an online community, share experiences and materials with colleagues from the entire cohort.

Funding: each teacher’s school receives £3000 per year for the first two years, to cover release time of 15 days per year. In the third year, their schools will receive £350 per day for 15 days’ work supporting departments in other schools, making a total of £5250.

Each Maths Hub is looking to recruit three or four teachers in this cohort.

To apply:

The closing date for applications is 7 June 2018. Only state-funded schools in England are eligible to apply to take part.

 

Assistant Maths Hub Lead for NW Maths Hub 3- Exciting opportunity

An exciting opportunity to join our successful team at NW Maths Hub 3

NW Maths Hub 3 wants to extend and strengthen its work supporting schools in Liverpool and Cheshire. We are therefore now seeking to recruit an Assistant Maths Hub Lead (AMHL) for NW Maths Hub 3 to join our established leadership and management team, initially for 2018/19, after which it will be reviewed.

The Assistant Maths Hub Lead will work as part of the Maths Hub Leadership and Management Team, normally for the equivalent of one day/week, with a particular focus on Liverpool and Cheshire areas.

The AMHL’s school or college will receive a grant of £14,000 from the Maths Hub. This equates to approx. 1- 1 ½ days per week out of school.

For additional information, full guidance on criteria applied to this role and what the role involves please see the application form and briefing:

Assistant Maths Hub Lead information and application form 2018 (final)

The application process-

Applicants should complete the form attached and e-mail to the Maths Hub by Tuesday 5 June.

Lisa Bradshaw (Maths Hub lead)- lisa.bradshaw@three-saints.org.uk

Following shortlisting, the Maths Hub will invite the school headteacher/principal and nominated Assistant Maths Hub Lead to an interview on Thursday 21st June, St Helens TSA POD, St Mary and St Thomas’ CE Primary School, Barton Close, St Helens, WA10 2HS.

If you have any questions about this opportunity, please contact us on:

Lisa Bradshaw- lisa.bradshaw@three-saints.org.uk

We look forward to hearing from you soon.

 

Teaching for Mastery Work Groups led by Mastery Specialists

Mastery WG schools closing date- Friday 11th May 2018.

In 2018-19, all Maths Hubs will be running primary mathematics Teaching for Mastery Work Groups led by Mastery Specialists. This programme is for schools who have a commitment to developing a teaching for mastery approach. Although the participation involves two teachers attending events outside of the school it is expected that these two teachers lead development across the whole school. Each Maths Hub is now seeking to recruit schools for Work Groups, each involving six or seven schools. This document gives information about the Work Groups and how schools can apply to be involved. The closing date for application is Friday 11th May at 4pm. Please email all applications to NW Maths Hub 3- lisa.bradshaw@three-saints.org.uk

Benefits for participating schools

Participating in the Work Group will provide the following benefits to participant schools:

  • High quality support for teacher professional development for the lead teachers, facilitated by the Mastery Specialist
  • Support for the head teacher in addressing leadership issues related to teaching for mastery from the Mastery Specialist and the Maths Hub’s leadership
  • Opportunity to work closely with other schools also developing teaching for mastery
  • No charge for participation and a grant of £1000 to help subsidise teacher release time
  • Matched funding of £2000 to support the school in buying text books

Please see attached the application form and further information: Primary TfM Work Group Schools Information and Application (2018-19)

Please return directly to Lisa Bradshaw- NW Maths Hub 3 lead.

lisa.bradshaw@three-saints.org.uk

I look forward to hearing from you soon.

Kind Regards

Lisa Bradshaw

Director of the St Helens Teaching School Alliance and NW Maths Hub 3

Director of School Improvement- Three Saints Academy Trust

Achieving Greater Depth in a Mastery Context

NW Maths Hub 3 will be running the following training in June 2018:

Achieving Greater Depth in a Mastery Context

Course Outcomes:

  • To explore how children can develop a deep understanding of big mathematical ideas
  • To have a range of strategies and ideas for applying skills with greater flexibility within age-related objectives
  • To share examples of how children’s outcomes may differ when working at greater depth

 

Greater depth in KS2– Thursday 7th June 2018, 9.00-3.30pm at Nutgrove Primary School, Nutgrove Rd, Saint Helens WA9 5JJ.

 

Greater depth in KS1– Thursday 21st June 2018, 9.00-3.30pm at Nutgrove Primary School, Nutgrove Rd, Saint Helens WA9 5JJ.

For further details please see the flyer: achieving greater depth in a mastery context

To reserve a place please contact: Sarah Makin sarah.makin@three-saints.org.uk or Paula Foster paula.foster@three-saints.org.uk

 

Kind Regards

Lisa Bradshaw

Director of the St Helens Teaching School Alliance and NW Maths Hub 3

Director of School Improvement- Three Saints Academy Trust

TSST- Secondary Maths NW Maths Hub 3

An exciting offer for serving and returning secondary teachers who are moving into teaching mathematics, but do not have a previous mathematical qualification. It will enable staff to develop a deeper knowledge and understanding of all aspects of mathematics.

St Helens TSA has successfully run this programme since 2014-15 with a total of 62 delegates completing the training programme. This innovative Maths Subject Knowledge Enhancement (TSST) course is delivered in partnership with experienced staff from Rainford High School working to support the maths hub alongside extremely experienced staff from Liverpool Hope University.

Please see this flyer for more details: Mathematics_Teacher_Subject_Specialism_Flyer_STH_April 2018

All school based sessions will be delivered at Rainford High School.

If you are interested in attending please follow the link on the flyer to express and interest or register.

This programme is FREE of Charge.

Kind Regards

Lisa Bradshaw

Director of the St Helens Teaching School Alliance and NW Maths Hub 3

Director of School Improvement- Three Saints Academy Trust

NW Maths Hub 3- Primary offers for 2018-19

Dear Colleagues,

NW Maths Hub 3 is offering the following Primary Maths CPD opportunities for 2018-19 (please see documents below for further details)

Training Programmes include:

  • Excellent Maths Teacher Programme
  • Maths CPD programme (including differentiation in a mastery context training and Head Teacher briefing)
  • TA training programme
  • Maths Subject Leadership Network

Offers to follow…

  • Intervention in a Mastery Context programme (Wave 8 and 9)
  • EYFS Developing mathematical fluency (Wave 5)
  • I can Calculate (Transition programme for EYFS to Y1)- launch and Wave 1 roll out

Differentation in a mastery context 2018_19

Excellent Maths Teacher flyer 2018-19

Maths Primary 2018-19 CPD programme autumn

Maths SL Network Primary 2018-19

Maths TA training programme 2018-19

 

Places are limited and will be given on a first come, first serve basis.

Alliance members receive 25% of all training opportunities.

Maths SL network meetings and Head Teacher briefings are Free of Charge to all alliance members.

To reserve a place for any event please contact: Sarah Makin sarah.makin@three-saints.org.uk and/or Paula Foster paula.foster@three-saints.org.uk

Thank you in advance. We look forward to working with you and your staff soon.

Kind Regards

Lisa Bradshaw
Director of the St Helens Teaching School Alliance and NW Maths Hub 3
Director of School Improvement- Three Saints Academy Trust

NW Maths Hub 3- Teaching Assistant training – FEW places remaining

LAST FEW PLACES REMAINING

Are your support staff prepared for 2018-19? Do they have a good understanding of the role they play in a ‘Mastery lesson’?

Do they feel confident when helping to meet the needs of all learners in maths lessons?

NW Maths Hub 3 are running a Teaching Assistant Training Programme- Subject knowledge enhancement and skill development programme.

This is a 3 session training programme starting on: Wednesday 25th April – 9-3pm, venue: Nutgrove Primary School, Nutgrove Rd, Saint Helens WA9 5JJ.

For further information please see flyer attached..

To reserve a place please contact:

Sarah Makin sarah.makin@three-saints.org.uk

Paula Foster paula.foster@three-saints.org.uk

Primary Maths CPD opportunities in the summer term 2018

NW Maths Hub 3 is offering the following Primary Maths CPD opportunities in the summer term 2018 (please see attached for further details)

Achieving Greater Depth in a Mastery Context- starting in June 2018

Project outcomes:

To explore how children can develop a deep understanding of big mathematical ideas

To have a range of strategies and ideas for applying skills with greater flexibility within age-related objectives

To share examples of how children’s outcomes may differ when working at greater depth

 

Teaching Assistant Training Programme- Subject knowledge enhancement and skill development programme- starting in April 2018

Project Outcomes:

Building the subject knowledge and pedagogy that promotes effective learning in mathematics

To support all children in their ability to reason mathematically and become independent learners

Establishing the role of the Teaching Assistant within a mastery maths curriculum

Empowering Teaching Assistants to be proactive in supporting mathematical learning

 

EYFS- Using a story/topic based approach to plan a mathematical sequence

Final session (3 of 3)- April 2018

Staff will explore mathematical concepts from 30-50 months to ensure they are meeting the ELGs

Staff will ensure progression is built into the lesson design through a creative approach based on story, awe and wonder!

Counting to ordering to calculation including making connections between other mathematical areas

 

Maths Subject leader network- Friday 22nd June

Focus:

Ensuring Challenge for Rapid graspers, effective mathematical transitions, meeting the needs of all learners- providing ‘keep up, not catch up’ interventions, plugging the gaps to ensuring curriculum needs are met and mathematical updates and current thinking.

achieving greater depth in a mastery context
Maths CPD spring 2018
Maths SL Network Primary 2017-18
Maths TA training April 2018

 

Places are limited and will be given on a first come, first serve basis.

Alliance members receive 25% of all training opportunities.

Maths SL network meetings and Head Teacher briefings are Free of Charge to all alliance members.

To reserve a place for any event please contact: Sarah Makin sarah.makin@three-saints.org.uk and/or Paula Foster paula.foster@three-saints.org.uk

Secondary Maths CPD network- NEXT session MONDAY 23rd April

 

NW3 Maths Hub is pleased to offer an academic year of Teaching and Learning Maths CPD sessions for your whole department throughout 2017-18.

The next session is this week: Monday 23rd April

Focus: Diagnostic Questions – for further details please see flyer: Secondary CPD Sessions 2017-18 UPDATED APRIL 2018

This will be delivered by: Craig Barton (Mr Barton Maths)

The session will take place at: Rainford High School, Higher Ln, Rainford, Saint Helens WA11 8NY, 4-6pm.

The sessions are aimed at whole maths departments. To reserve a place please contact: Sarah Makin sarah.makin@three-saints.org.uk

For further details of the whole programme please see attached.

We look forward to seeing you on Monday and working with your schools in the future.

NW Maths Hub 3 – Primary Mastery Work Group Schools- APPLICATION ROUND NOW OPEN!

Dear Colleagues

In 2018-19, all Maths Hubs will be running primary mathematics Teaching for Mastery Work Groups led by Mastery Specialists. This programme is for schools who have a commitment to developing a teaching for mastery approach. Although the participation involves two teachers attending events outside of the school it is expected that these two teachers lead development across the whole school. Each Maths Hub is now seeking to recruit schools for Work Groups, each involving six or seven schools. This document gives information about the Work Groups and how schools can apply to be involved. The closing date for application is Friday 11th May at 4pm. Please email all applications to NW Maths Hub 3- lisa.bradshaw@three-saints.org.uk

Benefits for participating schools

Participating in the Work Group will provide the following benefits to participant schools:

  • High quality support for teacher professional development for the lead teachers, facilitated by the Mastery Specialist
  • Support for the head teacher in addressing leadership issues related to teaching for mastery from the Mastery Specialist and the Maths Hub’s leadership
  •  Opportunity to work closely with other schools also developing teaching for mastery
  • No charge for participation and a grant of £1000 to help subsidise teacher release time
  • Matched funding of £2000 to support the school in buying text books

Please see attached the application form and further information.

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

Please return directly to Lisa Bradshaw- NW Maths Hub 3 lead.

lisa.bradshaw@three-saints.org.uk