Our Workshops

  • 'How to' workshops are designed to ‘top-up’ the core training and enable all teachers to engage with CPD.
  • EYFS workshops focus on best practice in the Early Years Foundation Stage
  • TA workshops develop TAs subject knowledge to enable them to contribute more effectively to maths lessons. 

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'How to' Workshops

08
Wed Mar 2017

HOW TO...USE A CPA APPROACH

16:00 - 17:30

This course develops participants’ understanding of how to ensure sound progression through concrete, pictorial and abstract representations of conceptual ideas supports children’s understanding of the big ideas in primary maths.

WHO SHOULD ATTEND?

Classroom teachers, Numeracy co-ordinators, phase leaders

COURSE OBJECTIVES

  • To consider a range of concrete apparatus appropriate for primary maths classrooms
  • To consider how pedagogy can support children’s use of pictorial representations to support their progress
Price:
  • Federation schools: free of charge
  • PA Maths member schools: £40
  • Non-member schools: £80

Venue: Holy Trinity CE Primary School, Beechwood Road, London, E8 3DY

* Please note there is no available parking at Holy Trinity Primary School. Parking in the local area is subject to a time restriction.

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26
Wed Apr 2017

HOW TO... USE A THE BAR MODEL

16:00 - 17:30

This session develops participants’ understating of the bar model. Originating from Singapore maths, this pictorial representation supports children in problem solving and is a very useful addition to their maths toolkit; the session introduces participants to the idea and its application within the primary classroom.

WHO SHOULD ATTEND?

Classroom teachers, Numeracy co-ordinators, phase leaders

COURSE OBJECTIVES

  • To an understanding of the value, and appropriate use, of the bar model to support children’s problem solving
Price:
  • Federation schools: free of charge
  • PA Maths member schools: £40
  • Non-member schools: £80

Venue: Holy Trinity CE Primary School, Beechwood Road, Hackney, E8 3DY

*Please note there is no available parking at Holy Trinity primary School. Parking in the local area is subject to a time restriction.

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17
Wed May 2017

HOW TO...ADDRESS ERRORS AND MISCONCEPTIONS IN MATHEMATICS

16:00 - 17:30

This course develops participants’ understanding of how to use misconceptions within effective maths lessons to promote progress.

WHO SHOULD ATTEND?

Classroom teachers, Numeracy co-ordinators, phase leaders

COURSE OBJECTIVES

  • To improve participants’ subject knowledge of common misconceptions
  • To consider how misconceptions can make a positive contribution to the teaching and learning cycle
Price:
  • Federation schools: free of charge
  • PA Maths member schools: £40
  • Non-member schools: £80

Venue: Holy Trinity CE Primary School, Beechwood Road, Hackney, E9 3DY

*Please note there is no available parking at Holy Trinity primary School. Parking in the local area is subject to a time restriction.

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07
Wed Jun 2017

HOW TO...PLAN FOR REASONING AND PROBLEM SOLVING

16:00 - 17:30

This course develops participants’ understanding of reasoning and problem solving as two key themes of the new national curriculum.

WHO SHOULD ATTEND?

Classroom teachers, Numeracy co-ordinators, phase leaders

COURSE OBJECTIVES

  • To consider what problem solving and reasoning look like in a primary classroom
  • To consider what teacher knowledge and skills are needed to ensure there is good reasoning and problem solving within primary classrooms
Price:
  • Federation schools: free of charge
  • PA Maths member schools: £40
  • Non-member schools: £80

Venue: Morningside Primary School, Chatham Place, Hackney, E9 6LL

*Please note there is no available parking at Morningside Primary School. Parking in the local area is subject to a time restiction.

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EYFS Workshops

28
Tue Feb 2017

EYFS WORKSHOP: The importance of counting

13:00 - 16:00

This course will look at the key skills children develop when counting.

WHO SHOULD ATTEND?

Early Years classroom teachers, Numeracy co-ordinators, phase leaders

COURSE OBJECTIVES:

  • To consider key concepts when counting groups and using numbers as labels
  • To consider what teacher knowledge and skills are needed to ensure progression in counting is supported from Nursery to end of Reception to ensure all children are Year 1 ready.
Prices:
  • Federation schools: free of charge
  • PA Maths member schools: £70
  • Non-member schools: £140

*Please note there is no available parking at Holy Trinity primary School. Parking in the local area is subject to a time restriction.

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28
Tue Feb 2017

EYFS WORKSHOP: PA Maths in Early Years

09:00 - 12:00

This course introduces the PA Maths Programme and explores the principles which underpin its efectie use in the Early Years. 

WHO SHOULD ATTEND?

Early Years classroom teachers, Numeracy co-ordinators, phase leaders

COURSE OBJECTIVES:

  • To consider the progression of skills in all areas of Number and Shape, Space and Measures
  • To consider what teacher knowledge and skills are needed to ensure progression is supported from Nursery to end of Reception to ensure all children are Year 1 ready.
Prices:
  • Federation schools: free of charge
  • PA Maths member schools: £70
  • Non-member schools: £140

*Please note there is no available parking at Holy Trinity primary School. Parking in the local area is subject to a time restriction.

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21
Tue Mar 2017

EYFS WORKSHOP:Maths through story

13:00 - 16:00

This session will explore how to effectively use stories to develop maths skills in the EYFS classroom. We will look at the impact on children’s attainment when this is embedded effectively. This session is engaging and informative and draws on key children's literature as a vehicule for maths learning.

WHO SHOULD ATTEND?

Early Years classroom teachers, Numeracy co-ordinators, phase leaders

COURSE OBJECTIVES:

  • To consider the effectiveness of using stories in the EYFS.
  • To consider how ‘teaching through’ and ‘with’ stories to support the development of number sense.
  • To consider what teacher knowledge and skills are needed to ensure progression is supported from Nursery to end of Reception to ensure all children are Year 1 ready.
Prices:
  • Federation schools: free of charge
  • PA Maths member schools: £70
  • Non-member schools: £140

*Please note there is no available parking at Holy Trinity primary School. Parking in the local area is subject to a time restriction.

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21
Tue Mar 2017

EYFS WORKSHOP: Calculation in the early years

09:00 - 12:00

In this session you will be exploring how children develop the foundations of calculation. This is a practical sessions that looks at the progression of learning through the different calculation strands.

WHO SHOULD ATTEND?

Early Years classroom teachers, Numeracy co-ordinators, phase leaders

COURSE OBJECTIVES:

  • To consider the ‘toolkit’ of strategies and methods children in the EYFS need to develop.
  • To consider what teacher knowledge and skills are needed to ensure progression is supported from Nursery to end of Reception to ensure all children are Year 1 ready.
Prices:
  • Federation schools: free of charge
  • PA Maths member schools: £70
  • Non-member schools: £140

*Please note there is no available parking at Holy Trinity primary School. Parking in the local area is subject to a time restriction.

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02
Tue May 2017

EYFS WORKSHOP: Maths Outdoors

09:00 - 12:00

In this session you will be exploring maths in the great outdoors! We will explore key concepts and how the provision can be used to support mathematical development in the early years.

WHO SHOULD ATTEND?

Early Years classroom teachers, Numeracy co-ordinators, phase leaders

COURSE OBJECTIVES

  • To consider the effectiveness of using stories in the EYFS.
  • To provide an opportunity to build a maths resource of both focus activities and independent play.
  • To consider what teacher knowledge and skills are needed to ensure progression is supported in the outdoors from Nursery to end of Reception to ensure all children are Year 1 ready.
Prices:
  • Federation schools: free of charge
  • PA Maths member schools: £70
  • Non-member schools: £140

*Please note there is no available parking at Holy Trinity Primary School. Parking in the local area is subject to a time restriction.

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16
Tue May 2017

TA WORKSHOP: Maths in EYFS

13:00 - 16:00

In this session you will be examining the impact of all adults in the EYFS classroom and develop your rationale for their effective input. We will examine and develop roles for all adults to reinforce key concepts.

WHO SHOULD ATTEND?

All additional Adults in the EYFS (EYPs, NOs & TAs)

COURSE OBJECTIVES

  • To consider the impact of adults in the EYFS working with numbers
  • To deepen understanding of key concepts including CPA (concrete – pictorial – abstract), number sense and the use of key language
  • To develop a practical model to enhance explicit modelling to use when working in small groups
Price:
  • Federation schools: free of charge
  • PA Maths member schools: £70
  • Non-member schools: £140

Venue: Holy Trinity CE Primary School, Beechwood Road, Hackney, E8 3DY

*Please note there is no available parking at Holy Trinity Primary School. Parking in the local area is subject to a time restriction.

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25
Thu May 2017

EYFS Profile - Communication and Language and Physical Development

16:00 - 17:30

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08
Thu Jun 2017

EYFS Profile - Maths & Understanding the World

16:00 - 17:30

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TA Workshops

25
Tue Apr 2017

TA WORKSHOP: NUMBER, PLACE VALUE AND COUNTING

13:00 - 16:00

This course is designed to up-skill all additional adults who support the daily teaching of mathematics in KS1 and KS2.

WHO SHOULD ATTEND?

TAs and LSAs who are keen to develop their own subject knowledge.

COURSE OBJECTIVES

  • To develop subject knowledge in this strand of mathematics.
  • To understand the progression for teaching and supporting children with their conceptual understanding of this strand of mathematics. 
Price:
  • Federation schools: free of charge
  • PA Maths member schools: £70
  • Non-member schools: £140

Venue: Holy Trinity CE Primary School, Beechwood Road, Hackney, E8 3DY

* Please note there is no available parking at Holy Trinity Primary School. Parking in the local area is subject to a time restriction.

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02
Tue May 2017

TA WORKSHOP: ADDITION AND SUBTRACTION, MULTIPLICATION AND DIVISION

13:00 - 16:00

This course is designed to up-skill all additional adults who support the daily teaching of mathematics in KS1 and KS2.

WHO SHOULD ATTEND?

TAs and LSAs who are keen to develop their own subject knowledge

COURSE OBJECTIVES

  • To develop subject knowledge in this strand of mathematics.
  • To understand the progression for teaching and supporting children with their conceptual understanding of this strand of mathematics. 
Price:
  • Federation schools: free of charge
  • PA Maths member schools: £70
  • Non-member schools: £140

Venue: Holy Trinity CE Primary School, Beechwood Road, Hackney, E8 3DY

* Please note there is no available parking at Holy Trinity Primary School. Parking in the local area is subject to a time restriction.

 

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16
Tue May 2017

TA WORKSHOP: Maths in EYFS

13:00 - 16:00

In this session you will be examining the impact of all adults in the EYFS classroom and develop your rationale for their effective input. We will examine and develop roles for all adults to reinforce key concepts.

WHO SHOULD ATTEND?

All additional Adults in the EYFS (EYPs, NOs & TAs)

COURSE OBJECTIVES

  • To consider the impact of adults in the EYFS working with numbers
  • To deepen understanding of key concepts including CPA (concrete – pictorial – abstract), number sense and the use of key language
  • To develop a practical model to enhance explicit modelling to use when working in small groups
Price:
  • Federation schools: free of charge
  • PA Maths member schools: £70
  • Non-member schools: £140

Venue: Holy Trinity CE Primary School, Beechwood Road, Hackney, E8 3DY

*Please note there is no available parking at Holy Trinity Primary School. Parking in the local area is subject to a time restriction.

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23
Tue May 2017

TA WORKSHOP: FRACTIONS, DECIMALS, RATIO AND PROPORTIONS

13:00 - 16:00

This course is designed to up-skill all additional adults who support the daily teaching of mathematics in KS1 and KS2.

WHO SHOULD ATTEND?

TAs and LSAs who are keen to develop their own subject knowledge

COURSE OBJECTIVES

  • To develop subject knowledge in this strand of mathematics.
  • To understand the progression for teaching and supporting children with their conceptual understanding of this strand of mathematics. 
 
Price:
  • Federation schools: free of charge
  • PA Maths member schools: £70
  • Non-member schools: £140

Venue: Holy Trinity CE Primary School, Beechwood Road, Hackney, E8 3DY

* Please note there is no available parking at Holy Trinity Primary School. Parking in the local area is subject to a time restriction.

 

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13
Tue Jun 2017

TA WORKSHOP: BAR MODELLING

13:00 - 16:00

This course is designed to up-skill all additional adults who support the daily teaching of mathematics in KS1 and KS2.

WHO SHOULD ATTEND?

TAs and LSAs who are keen to develop their own subject knowledge

COURSE OBJECTIVES

  • To develop subject knowledge in this strand of mathematics.
  • To understand the progression for teaching and supporting children with their conceptual understanding of this strand of mathematics. 
Price:
  • Federation schools: free of charge
  • PA Maths member schools: £70
  • Non-member schools: £140

Venue: Holy Trinity CE Primary School, Beechwood Road, Hackney, E8 3DY

* Please note there is no available parking at Holy Trinity Primary School. Parking in the local area is subject to a time restriction.

 

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