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Mastery Maths

Course Details

Chris will both inform and inspire in this highly practical one day course that will help you to plan for a deep level of understanding in maths. Learn how to interconnect maths, build fluency, develop reasoning and create sophisticated and complex problems. Chris will give you an immersive and exciting day whilst answering some of the key questions around mastery, such as:

What is mastery?
Explore the difference between moving on to new content and increasing the cognitive demand on pupils’ thinking.

Is mastery for all pupils?
The simple answer to this is yes. However, it must not be rushed. Mastery is not a label. It is a concept that involves the deep understanding of a topic and its relationship with other topics.

Does mastery involve moving on to new content?
The simple answer to this is no. In fact, it is very important to understand that mastery is a deeper understanding of the same content and how all content is interconnected.

What are the specific approaches to mathematics that promote mastery?
Four approaches promote mastery in mathematics, inter-connected learning, fluency mathematical reasoning, problem solving.

Chris will also share with you exciting ideas and examples of mastery activities in maths...
Course Date Thu 27 Apr
Duration 10:00 - 15:30
Location Wakefield
Venue Address YPO, 41 Industrial Park, Wakefield, WF2 0XE
Target Audience Key Stage 1 and Key Stage 2 subject co-ordinators, teachers and teaching assistants.
Lunch 12:30 - 13:15
Price £129
Voucher Value £100

Course Tutor

Chris Quigley hasa vast experience of primary education. He has been a primary school head teacher, an Ofsted inspector and a trainer
of inspectors. He is described by Ofsted as an ‘outstanding leader with exceptional vision’.

Chris is best known for his breakthrough work on the skills based curriculum, key skills and in helping schools make the move from good to great. He runs conferences focusing on curriculum, teaching and leadership of learning.

Chris is also a successful author in the UK and internationally. His most recent publications include: ‘Essentials: Full Spectrum Curriculum’, ‘Learning Lenses: Lesson Observation Guide’ and ‘Key Indicators of Progress’.