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Summer maths mastery training - new date added

Summer Term maths mastery training around the UK with Professor Ruth Merttens. Come along to one of Hamilton's free sessions in London, Kent, Portsmouth or Tyne & Wear.

Important questions about Mastery are being discussed everywhere.

  • How do we know children have mastered or are on-track to master age-related expectations? 
  • What does Mastery really mean in the context of schools in England? 
  • 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?

In this session, Professor Ruth Merttens offers practical solutions underpinned by a robust theoretical perspective which starts with the premise that education cannot be divorced from its context in an open democracy. 

The session will cover:

  • A useful and working definition of Mastery
  • Formative assessment of Mastery in primary classrooms
  • Implications for teaching:
  1. Problem solving and reasoning
  2. Skills and meta-skills
  3. Models and images

The sessions are taking place throughout the summer term:

  • The London session will take place at Menorah Primary School (NW11 9SP) on Wednesday 24th May at 4.15 - 5.45pm, arrival and refreshments from 4.00pm.
  • The Kent session will take place at Bromley Junior High School (BR1 2TW) on Thursday 25th May at 4.00 - 5.30pm, arrival and refreshments from 3.45pm.  
  • The Portsmouth session will take place at Mayville High School in Southsea (PO5 2PE) on Thursday 8th June at 4.00 - 5.30pm, arrival and refreshments from 3.45pm. 
  • NEW DATE! The Tyne & Wear session will take place at Valley Gardens Middle School in Whitley Bay (NE25 9AQ) on Thursday 22nd June at 4.15 - 5.45pm, arrival and refreshments from 4.00pm.

The session is of immediate interest to all primary teachers and particularly primary maths co-ordinators or those in senior management positions.  It is FREE and open to all teachers. It is essential to book a place and spaces are available on a ‘first-come, first served’ basis. Please contact for further details and to book a place.


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