Please look at the menu to your left for Elevate my Maths. This is an outstanding online training tool that will help you to assess your current level of mathematical proficiency (for free) before identifying areas of strength and weakness. There is then the option to purchase online training units for only £5 each. Great online learning. Easy to follow and very comprehensive.
National Centre for Excellence in the teaching of Mathematics (NCETM) - Click here. This is an outstanding website, full of resources and information regarding the latest research.
During COVID related partial and full school closures, NCETM put together a valuable set of primary lessons (teacher guides and powerpoints) . Please click here to access these:
The aims of NCETM are to raise levels of achievement in maths, to increase appreciation of the power and wonder of maths, across the school, sixth form college and further education system. Their specific task is to try to ensure that all teachers of maths - and this includes all primary school teachers, and non-specialist maths teachers - have easy access to high quality, evidence-based, maths-specific continuing professional development (CPD) at every point of their careers.
North-East Hants and Surrey Maths Hub
The North-East Hants and Surrey Maths Hub are committed to developing the professional learning of all teachers of mathematics with the aim of improving the attainment of mathematics learners and supporting the development of Maths teaching and leadership across the region. SSF SCITT are proud to work with the Maths Hub who deliver our highly regarded mathematics training. Excellent primary resources here.
Other outstanding resources
www.revisionmaths.com is packed with past exam papers, mark schemes and revision materials - great for trainee subject knowledge or for help before taking an equivalency test. Click here.
Teaching Mathematics in Primary Schools - new guidance: DfE and The National Centre for Excellence in the Teaching of Mathematics have published a suite of new guidance on teaching Mathematics in primary schools. This guidance:
- Identifies the core concepts that are needed for pupils to progress in their study of mathematics
- Demonstrates how pupils can build their understanding of these concepts from year 1 to year 6
- Short videos that introduce and summarise this guidance are also available. Schools and trusts may find this guidance helpful in planning and prioritising the curriculum following COVID-19 outbreak.
ATM - The Association of Teachers of Mathematics offer FREE e-membership to all trainee teachers - outstanding resources, CPD opportunities and support available. Go to www.atm.org.uk/join
For an outstanding mathematical vocabulary booklet containing the key NC maths vocabulary for yr R to Yr 6, scroll to the bottom of this web-page.
TES - White Rose Maths
Year 1 to 6 Maths schemes of work - click here
- MathsBot.com - Useful resources for teaching mathematics - click here
This activity exactly mirrors the Multiplication Tables Check mathsframe.co.uk/en/resources/r… It can though be adjusted to exclude certain times tables and give more/less time. It is completely free and will work on any device. Results can be printed or saved as a pdf at the end.
- Bar Modelling guide for KS1 - really good guide here from Aiden Severs; understand and apply the bar model from basic arithmetic to multi step word problems - click here
- Useful reading about fluency, reading and problem solving - click here
- NCETM Progression maps with reasoning examples - click here
- NCETM magazines with addition and subtraction examples showing the tiny steps (addition is in magazine 74 and subtraction is in magazine 75) - click here
- Jill Mansergh 17 x table in 10 minutes - click here
- Algebra/equations - very useful guide and support materials here https://www.bbc.com/bitesize/topics/z4f3cdm
Origo 'one minute mathematics' videos are available on YouTube. They are incredible resources- easy to follow with several 'light-bulb moments'. Please remember that many schools will block access to YouTube so if you have trouble viewing these consider viewing them off-site. Here are a few examples to start you off (there are so many more available, covering most topics and are suitable for use across the entire Primary curriculum):