Secondary Projects 2020/21
Year 5 to Year 8 Continuity
Lead: Gareth Evans
This project enables primary and secondary teachers to work together on a particular aspect of mathematics and focuses on valuing and building upon pupil's KS2 experiences, with the intention that both phases gain a better understanding of progression.
Challenging Topics at GCSE
Lead: Nick Mulligan
Participants who join this Work Group will address specific issues that their pupils have at GCSE and explore the pedagogy around their topics, hoping to deepen pupil understanding at the root of the issue. Groups of schools will focus on the development of a topic from KS3 through to KS4 and these will be shared with Maths Hubs across the country to further strengthen the aim of the Work Group.
Mathematical Thinking for GCSE
Lead: Nick Mulligan, Jamie Cross, Angela Hart
Teachers keen to address the reasoning and problem-solving challenges of the mathematics curriculum and its assessment in the new GCSE are encouraged to take part in this project. Groups of schools will explore professional development activities focusing on practical and accessible classroom-based approaches. The activities themselves also offer a model for wider departmental engagement.