Inspire Maths 5 day Programme

28th Feb 2019

Target Audience
School Leaders

Prince Bishops Teaching School Alliance are again working with leading UK Singapore Maths experts to offer 5 days of intensive support, delivered over two and a half terms for your Maths Coordinators and members of the Senior Leadership Team.

Using Oxford University Press’ Inspire Maths textbook programme participants will understand the key principles of the Singapore approach to teaching mathematics and have increased confidence in teaching to mastery to develop secure learners with deep conceptual understanding.

Led by Sue Lowndes and her team of UK Singapore maths experts, the Inspire Maths School Improvement implementation programme builds a professional learning community to support school leaders in implementing Inspire Maths for sustained school improvement in mathematics teaching and learning ‘Inspiring Maths’ promises to be an exciting course where practitioners will have many and varied opportunities to learn new techniques leading to confident and skilled delivery in the classroom.

What does the Implementation Programme cover?

Over the course of three terms, these five days of intensive support will:
- Introduce the Singapore approach to teaching and learning mathematics
- Exemplify effective teaching with Inspire Maths through the spiral approach teaching to mastery
- Provide opportunities to engage with and share outcomes of classroom based tasks building a professional learning community
- Consider how to embed conceptual understanding and procedural knowledge for deep learning
- Support teachers in planning for implementation and delivery
- Develop teachers’ pedagogical understanding
- Improve teachers’ subject knowledge

Days 1 & 2 – Thursday 28th February and Friday 1st March 2019

Day 3 – Friday 17th May 2019

Days 4 & 5 – Thursday 27th and Friday 28th June 2019

We have received some fantastic feedback from this 5 day training course and delegates have commented on how influential it has been in their daily classroom practice.

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“I will be using transference and notion in the classroom - that a number means so much. Thank you - fantastic!” - Benedict Biscop

“I enjoyed the background to this approach, then all the hands on ideas to implement straight away. Thank you, thoroughly enjoyed.” Hetton Lyons“

A refreshing update of pedagogy and a thorough update of subject knowledge. Two excellent days, looking forward to implementing ideas in class.” – Fulwell Infants

“I Found bar modelling fascinating - however sad that may sound! Relaxed learning environment with great coverage. Lots of practical ideas and 'real' answers to lots of questions! Looking forward to our next sessions - thank you.” – Fulwell Infants

“Opportunities to look at teacher guides/text books/practice books and linked practical activities to actual books. Great 2 days! Very informative and interesting. Lots of time for discussions and questions” – Blessed John Ducket“

A very enjoyable two days. Great ideas to use in school and how activities link to classroom practice.” – East Herrington Primary

“Fantastic presentations by both leaders, engaging and inspirational to move on.” – East Herrington Primary

“Excellent, very informative. I enjoyed learning about the different theories behind teaching the mastery approach and going back to school to try out their ideas.” – Bloemfontein Primary

“A very full 2 days leaving me with lots of ways I can further my practice. Working through some of the examples from pupils books was useful, particularly bar modelling, to gain a practical understanding for myself before teaching it.” – Benedict Biscop

“I feel very inspired and can’t wait to try out ideas and feedback at school.” – Roseberry Primary School 


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