National Primary Mastery Programme

Primary Mathematics Teaching for Mastery Work Groups

In 2017-18, all Maths Hubs will be running primary mathematics Teaching for Mastery Work Groups led by Mastery Specialists. Each Maths Hub have recruited schools for up to eight Work Groups, each involving six or seven schools.

The Work Group activity will include:

  • Each school identifying two teachers to lead developments within their school
  • The two teachers working together with the Mastery Specialist and teachers from the other Work Group schools in half-termly Teacher Research Group (TRG) meetings and through an online community
  • Each school receiving a termly support visit from the Mastery Specialist to observe teaching, support in-school TRGs, and work with the lead teachers and head teacher
  • The head teacher working with the Maths Hub leadership and other Work Group school head teachers to develop whole school policies and structures to support teaching for mastery
  • The lead teachers, supported by the head teacher, working with colleagues to develop teaching for mastery approaches in the classroom, supported by professional development activity including TRG methods

The programme will be delivered through the Mastery Specialist’s schools:

  • Parkside Primary
  • Roberttown Church of England Voluntary Controlled Junior and Infant School
  • Parkstone Primary School
  • Chiiltern Primary School
  • Yarborough Academy
  • Wansbeck Primary School

TRG Testimonials

  • Parkside Primary TRG

    It is both a help and an inspiration to observe you teaching across the different Primary Year groups.


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