Work Groups

All 40 Maths Hubs offer a range of different professional development opportunities. These ‘projects’ – listed below – cover mathematical subject knowledge and pedagogy in all educational phases. When you take part in a project, in most cases you will participate in a what we call a Work Group.

For further information on the Work Group model please visit the ‘What is a Work Group’ page in the ‘about us’ section.

For Primary Schools

Primary Mastery Readiness

Who can take part? The Mastery Readiness Programme is for primary schools that want to adopt teaching for mastery in maths, but would benefit from a staged approach. Schools …Continue reading

For Primary Schools

Primary Mastery Specialists

There are currently hundreds of Mastery Specialists supporting colleagues in their own schools and beyond to develop mastery approaches to maths teaching. Mastery Specialists are …Continue reading

For Primary Schools

Primary Teaching For Mastery Development Work Groups

The diagram shows a school’s journey towards mastery. Use it to determine where your school’s journey starts. For a larger version with more detail of the journey …Continue reading

For Primary Schools

Primary Teaching for Mastery – Embedding

The strategic goal of the Teaching for Mastery Programme for primary schools is to establish teaching for mastery approaches so that all pupils develop deep knowledge, …Continue reading

For Primary Schools

Primary Teaching for Mastery – Sustaining

This Work Group is for all primary schools who have previously been involved in teaching for mastery via a Development or Embedding Work Group, or schools where a Primary Mastery …Continue reading

For Primary Schools

Subject Knowledge for Early Years Practitioners

This project, focusing on pattern, shape, space and measures,  is designed to support Early Years teachers in developing specialist knowledge for teaching mathematics, thus …Continue reading

For Primary Schools

Primary Maths Subject Knowledge

This programme is aimed at Primary teachers who would like to develop their specialist knowledge for teaching mathematics. This may be particularly relevant for teachers who are …Continue reading

For Primary Schools

Subject Knowledge Programme for Teaching Assistants

This four day programme is designed to support teaching assistants (TAs) in developing specialist knowledge for teaching mathematics, enabling them to understand, teach and …Continue reading

For both Primary & Secondary Schools

Y5 – Y8 Continuity

This Work Group is running in conjunction with the North Yorkshire Coast Research School and aims to strengthen the transition from primary to secondary school by focusing on …Continue reading

For both Primary & Secondary Schools

Working partnerships with ITT Providers

During this year-long project, there will be opportunities to explore and share current mathematical developments and consider their implications for ITT providers and Maths Hubs …Continue reading

For both Primary & Secondary Schools

Professional Development Lead Accreditation Programme

NCETM Professional Development Lead Accreditation is designed for those who lead professional development for teachers of maths. Who can take part? This programme is for teachers …Continue reading

For Secondary Schools

Beginning to Understand Teaching for Mastery – Secondary

Beginning to Understand Teaching for Mastery is a programme which will prepare Secondary school teachers to understand the principles behind a mastery curriculum and how to plan …Continue reading

For Secondary Schools

Secondary Mastery Specialists

Want to become a specialist in teaching for mastery and support your own and other schools to develop teaching for mastery approaches? Then join the Secondary Mastery Specialist …Continue reading

For Secondary Schools

Secondary Mathematics Teaching for Mastery Work Groups

Teaching for Mastery Work Groups are available for Secondary schools  looking to introduce or embed mastery approach in their maths department. Nationally trained Secondary …Continue reading

For Secondary Schools

Secondary Teaching for Mastery Embedding and Sustaining Work Groups

Secondary Teaching for Mastery Embedding and Sustaining Work Groups are only for those departments who are participating or have participated in the Secondary Teaching for Mastery …Continue reading

For Secondary Schools

Planning A Well Sequenced Secondary Maths Curriculum

This Work Group is aimed at Secondary School teachers who would like to develop their curriculum. Participants will look at the overall plan of what is taught from Y7 to Y11, …Continue reading

For Secondary Schools

Years 7-11 Coherence

This project focuses on participant teachers working together to analyse, deconstruct and trace through the curriculum a selected key topic area, developing insight into effective …Continue reading

For Secondary Schools

Teaching Higher GCSE for Depth

This Work Group is aimed at Secondary School teachers who would like to develop their practice when teaching Higher tier GCSE Maths content. It looks at pedagogical approaches to …Continue reading

For Secondary Schools

Early Careers Development in Maths Teaching

This Work Group is aimed at Secondary NQTs and RQTs – their mentors would also be involved in part of the programme. Together with their mentor, NQTs/RQTs will attend an online …Continue reading

For Post 16

Developing A Level Pedagogy

The focus for 2021/22 is on A level pedagogy to support Covid recovery This project provides national support for the effective development of pedagogy in the teaching of A level …Continue reading