Mastery – Home or Away? Looking ahead to the Autumn term, 22 September in Cardiff has been added to Ruth's FREE twilight Mastery seminars in Devon, Bedfordshire, West Midlands and Berkshire. Where does the notion of ‘mastery’ come from and how do we achieve it? Come find out... 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. Read more
The latest version of the Hamilton Assessment Tracker includes new features as suggested by teachers. There are also behind-the-scenes tweaks to make the Tracker run more smoothly for more users. Please download the new version to use next year. If you haven't tried it yet, why not try it now? Read more
Pearson already offer a special discount to Hamilton Friends and School Subscribers for Abacus workbooks and textbooks. They have now extended this to include end-of-year tests. These are compatible with the Hamilton plans and will help you assess your children's mastery progress. Read more
Hamilton's brand new science scheme is now on our website. We have replaced the science planning materials with a completely new, and improved, set. The National Curriculum for England is now fully covered in regular 6-session blocks to fit into half-term slots. 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.

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  • 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. Read more
  • Professor Anne Watson has produced highly pertinent comments on this year's Y6 maths tests. We feel that these are of interest to us all. Anne consulted many people, including Ruth, before producing this thoughtful critique and we at Hamilton are very much in broad agreement with her comments. Read more
  • The latest version of the Hamilton Assessment Tracker includes new features as suggested by teachers. There are also behind-the-scenes tweaks to make the Tracker run more smoothly for more users. Please download the new version to use next year. If you haven't tried it yet, why not try it now? 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.