This Work Group aims to help teachers improve the chances of pupils experiencing a smooth transition in their maths learning between primary and secondary school. The Work Group will address key issues by looking at a specific curriculum area, or pedagogical theme and representations and structures. The work group will collaboratively develop models of continuity of approach that support pupils through the transition phase.
The Work Group is aimed at linked pairs (or small groups) from neighbouring secondary and primary schools, with one or two teachers participating from each school. Secondary schools working with their feeder primary schools are particularly suited. Teachers will need to be released for two full days and six half-days over the year.
After the whole Work Group meets and agrees an aspect of maths to concentrate on, each cluster (one secondary plus one or more primary schools) will spend structured time in each other’s schools, to:
OfSTED: Key Stage 3: the wasted years (Sept 2015)
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