In Celebrations, Hamilton's BRAND NEW Topic for Reception, children learn about special celebrations in the community and in the wider world. Through a series of exciting activities, discover the different ways we celebrate – and the many different things those celebrations can be about. Read more
Hamilton have changed the structure of Year 2 maths planning to ensure that every part of the Y2 content is covered before the statutory assessments in late May. Thank you to the teachers who suggested this improvement. We hope all our teachers will be pleased that, now that the statutory assessment date is known, our plans enable you to teach to it. Read more
This is a BRAND NEW seminar from Professor Ruth Merttens. How do we know children have mastered or are on-track to master age-related expectations? How do we ensure that children continue to enjoy their learning of mathematics, are excited by maths and can solve problems in their own ways? Read more
Mastery – Home or Away? Where does the notion of ‘mastery’ come from and how do we achieve it? Professor Ruth Merttens will address these questions and more in Walsall (28 September) and Newbury (5 October). Further dates to be announced soon. Read more
Hamilton's Pupil Outcomes Sheets for English and maths facilitate quick, regular recording of progress against mastery outcomes. They can be used to complement Hamilton's Assessment Tracker or any other tracking system or as a stand-alone record of skills mastery. Read more
Hamilton has added the bar model to the range of models and images used in our weekly maths plans and resources. It is a useful image to show how parts relate to a whole, for example to demonstrate pairs of numbers which add to a given number. You can find it in Autumn plans now, and it will be coming to Spring plans soon. Read more
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Hamilton Trust is a UK charity working to support high quality teaching and learning. We provide comprehensive English, Maths and other planning materials for primary teachers; we run maths projects at both primary and secondary level; and we provide pedagogical training - all under the guidance of Professor Ruth Merttens.

Latest News

  • In Celebrations, Hamilton's BRAND NEW Topic for Reception, children learn about special celebrations in the community and in the wider world. Through a series of exciting activities, discover the different ways we celebrate – and the many different things those celebrations can be about. Read more
  • Hamilton have changed the structure of Year 2 maths planning to ensure that every part of the Y2 content is covered before the statutory assessments in late May. Thank you to the teachers who suggested this improvement. We hope all our teachers will be pleased that, now that the statutory assessment date is known, our plans enable you to teach to it. Read more
  • The new school year is upon us, and we at Hamilton are looking forward to supporting the fantastic job that teachers do by continuing to provide high quality teaching and learning resources. Can we start the new term by drawing your attention to a few notable dates and some resources to help you incorporate these into your planning? Read more

Training

Get to grips with the new primary maths curriculum! Prof. Ruth Merttens shows you how to approach the new curriculum. Three online training videos get you started, and a short introduction answers some of the most common questions about how to manage the new curriculum.