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Maths Training Courses


Second in the Maths Department: Maximising your Potential Ideas to stretch and challenge you in your role

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This course looks at ways of developing the role of the second in maths in order to stretch and challenge you. In addition to reviewing the skills required to fulfil the role effectively, you will consider areas within your department in which you could take leadership and use your initiative in order to stretch you within your current role.

We offer courses in 11 cities across the UK. Click for available dates

Course Content • Working with the head of department: creating a shared vision • Identifying key priorities for development • Providing direction, vision and support for staff • Promoting effective teaching and learning • Effective organisation and administration of the department • Inducting and mentoring new staff • Ways to stretch and challenge yourself

Excellent course. One of the best I’ve been on. Excellent trainer. Jon Agar - Bishop Hedley High School

................................. Course Ref: 7867PFL Price: £299+VAT Call: 0800 881 8185

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Exciting Games Based Learning in KS3 Maths How the latest games based learning techniques can engage students like never before

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Games based learning is a great way to engage students and if utilised appropriately can be a very effective means of teaching mathematical concepts in a manner that students find both accessible and fun. You will learn about a wide range of readymade interactive learning activities as well as how to create some of your own.

We offer courses in 11 cities across the UK. Click for available dates

Course Content • Overview of games based learning in KS3 Maths • Teaching difficult mathematical concepts using interactive learning activities • Readymade activities, what’s out there and how to spot what will work in your classroom • How to create your own self-marking quizzes and interactive learning games • Using automated reporting tools to monitor student progress • Adapting your existing schemes of work to include more games based learning

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Practical ideas that will be easy to take back into the classroom. Ruth Bennett - Barry Comprehensive School

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www.creativeeducation.co.uk/8026

Course Ref: 8026PFL Price: £299+VAT |

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Making Good Maths Lessons Outstanding Ideas and inspiration to help you build on your existing skills

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Maths teachers at Key Stage 3 and 4 looking for new ideas for creating an engaging and motivational learning environment will benefit from this course. Examples of good practice will be shared and delegates will discuss ways of building on their existing success in the classroom using practical strategies that can be immediately applied.

We offer courses in 11 cities across the UK. Click for available dates

Course Content • Creating a positive learning environment • Planning outstanding lessons and utilising resources • Using self and peer assessment to maximise learning opportunities • Target setting, tracking and celebrating achievement • Motivating and engaging students for the duration of the lesson • Enhancing engagement and achievement using different teaching styles

Well delivered course. Met all objectives, increased my knowledge. Victoria Mayor - Rose Bridge High School

................................. Course Ref: 7868PFL Price: £299+VAT

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The First Year in the Maths Department Get your career off to a flying start in the Maths department

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A practical overview of many topics will be given in this course which will equip you with the knowledge and confidence you need to make a success of your first year in the maths department. This course is suitable for both NQTs and those new to maths, and will give an overview of lesson planning, differentiation, behaviour management and time management in the context of your new role. You will also have the opportunity to explore indepth any particular issues you have experienced so far.

We offer courses in 11 cities across the UK. Click for available dates

Course Content • The typical maths department – an overview • Lesson planning and creating schemes of work • Differentiation in the maths classroom • Time management and prioritising your workload • Behaviour management in the maths classroom • Your specific areas of difficulty • An action plan for your return to school

The course was very helpful. Will return to school a better teacher. Spencer Madamedon - The Grays School Media Arts College

................................. Course Ref: 7648PFL Price: £299+VAT

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Key Stage 3 Maths for Non-specialists Feel comfortable and confident delivering highlyengaging Maths lessons

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In order to maximise your effectiveness as a non-specialist delivering the Key Stage 3 maths curriculum, this course will give an overview of the National Curriculum for maths at Key Stage 3 with particular attention being paid to common problem areas. In addition to ensuring your understanding of key mathematical concepts, the use of learning styles, thinking skills and motivational techniques will be considered in the context of creating successful schemes of work and lesson plans.

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Course Content • National Curriculum for maths Key Stage 3 • Key concepts and common pitfalls • Using learning styles and thinking skills • Creating successful schemes of work and lesson plans • Action plan for your return to school

Very helpful with lots of ideas, resources and different points of view. Carlos Gil Alcantara - International School of London

................................. Course Ref: 7650PFL Price: £299+VAT

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Maximising Progress in Maths with Assessment for Learning How powerful formative assessment techniques can revolutionise learning in the Maths classroom

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Formative assessment can lead to dramatic improvements in learning and attainment across the whole curriculum and at all key stages. This course examines practical approaches to using assessment for learning in maths to ensure that progress is maximised, while maintaining the enjoyment of learning. It is suitable for both subject leaders and classroom teachers.

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Course Content • What is Assessment for Learning (AfL)? • The positive impact of AfL in the maths department • Making learning outcomes clear and accessible • Target setting, assessment evidence and record-keeping • The role of peer and self-assessment in maths

Great course, hugely useful. Practical and easily implementable advice. I would highly recommend this course. John Gale - Wellington College

................................. Course Ref: 7649PFL Price: £299+VAT Call: 0800 881 8185

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Leading and Managing the Maths Department Skills and strategies to maximise your effectiveness

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Strategies for maximising your effectiveness and impact in your role as head of the maths department are explored during this practical day. New or aspiring heads of maths will benefit from this course, as will those with more experience looking for a refresher or new ideas.

We offer courses in 11 cities across the UK. Click for available dates

Course Content • Promoting high standards of teaching and learning • Creating a climate for learning and an ethos of success • Curriculum planning and developing schemes of work • Effective target setting, monitoring and evaluation • Leading the team and sharing good practice • Performance management and staff development

Very helpful forum that gave me lots of information and ideas to take away. John Ratcliffe - St Julian’s Comprehensive School

................................. Course Ref: 7866PFL Price: £299+VAT Call: 0800 881 8185

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Preventative Approaches to Disruption in Maths Positive behaviour management techniques to make sure poor behaviour doesn’t obstruct learning

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Dealing with disruptive students is of concern to all teachers. This course will focus on preventative approaches, theories and classroom strategies. Case studies will be used to suggest ways of working with difficult students of all ages and attainment levels.

We offer courses in 11 cities across the UK. Click for available dates

Course Content • What is the nature of behaviour difficulties faced in the Maths classroom • Positive behaviour management strategies to minimise the risk of disruption even occurring • The crucial importance of the firm, fair and frequent application of the behaviour policy • How to deal with incidents when they do arise

Excellent course really well delivered, thoroughly enjoyed. Thank you. Susan Sims - Branksome Science College

................................. Course Ref: 7462PFL Price: £299+VAT Call: 0800 881 8185

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Teaching Entry Level Maths Learn the essentials of teaching this course and set students on the road to achievement

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Entry level maths is designed to meet the needs of learners for whom GCSE is not a realistic goal. This course provides an overview of the requirements of the entry level route and practical strategies for enabling learners to achieve their potential in mathematics. Both those new to teaching entry level and those looking to gain new ideas and share best practice will benefit from this course.

We offer courses in 11 cities across the UK. Click for available dates

Course Content • Overview of entry level maths specification • Requirements for reaching levels 1, 2 and 3 explained and explored • Ensuring learning is accessible and numeracy skills are not compromised by reading ability • Dynamic, challenging and exciting schemes of work • Entry level as a step towards GCSE • Planning and carrying out suitable coursework • Link to functional skills in mathematics

It was well planned out and provided a lot of information, which was very useful. Mand Gurpinder - Northolt High School

................................. Course Ref: 7802PFL Price: £299+VAT

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SEN in the Maths Classroom How to support SEN children in the Maths classroom and enable everyone to achieve

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This course will offer maths teachers an introduction to SEN and practical aspects of this, together with an overview of the learning needs of SEN students, and others in the lower ability and special needs maths groups. There will be opportunities to consider practical strategies for teaching and learning, including: examples of SEN, differentiation, assessment and monitoring, and use of specialist maths and SEN teaching assistants.

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Course Content • SEN overview, including: identification, documentation, and the range of student needs • Department and class organisation, such as: SEN and lower ability groups, and working with support • Teaching and learning, with a focus on: SEN information and practical strategies • Aspects of the maths curriculum, including: differentiation, accreditation, and monitoring and assessment

Very interesting and really helpful. Some good ideas. Leanne Arthur - Snaith School

................................. Course Ref: 7532PFL Price: £299+VAT

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Maximising the Role of the Maths Teaching Assistant How to develop you skills to become an indispensable part of the Maths department

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Teaching assistants play a very important role in the maths department enabling all students to access the curriculum; maths lessons to run efficiently and a wide variety of learning activities to be used to enhance understanding. Teaching assistants who regularly support the teaching of maths will find this course helpful in enabling them to fulfil their role successfully and effectively.

We offer courses in 11 cities across the UK. Click for available dates

Course Content • Understanding the role of the teaching assistant in maths • Working with individual pupils and small groups • Strategies for maximising effectiveness • Ideas for teaching including times tables • Supporting pupils with additional needs including SEN and G&T • Leading learning through fun maths activities

Very informative and lots of good practice and ideas to take back to school. Karen Hodgson - Swan Valley Community School

................................. Course Ref: 7448PFL Price: £299+VAT Call: 0800 881 8185

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Teaching Mathematically Able Students at Key Stage 3 Give gifted young mathematicians the challenge to keep them motivated

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This course will enable participants to reflect on how they cater for the needs of the most able students they teach. The span of the course covers practical strategies and suggestions for a range of extension activities.

We offer courses in 11 cities across the UK. Click for available dates

Course Content • Adapting mathematical activities for the most able • Encouraging abstract mathematical thinking • Using the Key Stage 3 framework as a rich source of ideas for mathematical activities • Considering how to use the three-part lesson to enrich and extend the learning of mathematically-able students

Very enjoyable day, nice to share good practice with other teachers Kelly Wass - Christ The King Comp’ve RC School

................................. Course Ref: 7444PFL Price: £299+VAT Call: 0800 881 8185

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Maths GCSE: High Impact Teaching Ideas Use creative techniques to increase the effectiveness of your lessons and engage your students

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When students are fully engaged and inspired by your lessons, they are more likely to achieve to the best of their ability and enjoy their maths learning experience. This course explores strategies for adapting your existing lessons to create added impact as well as exploring plenty of tried and tested ideas for teaching exciting, meaningful and engaging lessons to your maths GCSE students.

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Course Content • Knowing your audience: what excites and motivates at KS4? • How to inject creativity into even the most theoretical topics • 10 lesson plans that excite and why they work • Extension activities to motivate the more and less able • Using peer assessment and feedback to drive achievement • Personalising the course for individual students

A very enjoyable event. Very useful material which I will share with the school. Gareth Parry

................................. Course Ref: 8079PFL Price: £299+VAT Call: 0800 881 8185

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Effective Teaching of A level Maths Build on your current knowledge so you can successfully deliver the A level syllabus

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This course aims to equip Maths teachers to be effective and inspiring teachers of A level Maths, starting with the AS core. It aims to deepen teachers’ understanding of fundamental topics and concepts and to explore the characteristics that are essential to be a good A level teacher. It will be an invaluable day for any Maths teacher who has not taught A level (but would like to) or who is teaching A level for the first time.

We offer courses in 11 cities across the UK. Click for available dates

Course Content • Essential characteristics for a good A level teacher • Discerning and building on prior knowledge • Getting to grips with algebra • Coordinate geometry and circles • Demystifying calculus • Success with trigonometry • Teaching understanding not just facts and methods

The course was well constructed and informative. I enjoyed it immensely. Thanks. Harprit Aujla

................................. Course Ref: 8076PFL Price: £299+VAT

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Teaching the New Secondary Curriculum in Maths with Confidence and Creativity How Maths teaching and assessment will change under the new programmes of study

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Much ink has been spilled on the changes to National Curriculum teaching and assessment. This practical course will cut through the hype and completely prepare you for what these changes actually mean in terms of secondary Maths teaching.

We offer courses in 11 cities across the UK. Click for available dates

Course Content • The key differences and new expectations in the revised Maths curriculum • Developing an exciting and engaging Maths curriculum with the Programmes of Study and ‘core knowledge’ at its heart • Using proven techniques to adapt existing lesson plans and schemes of work to meet the new curriculum requirements • How to provide effective progression between key stages - skills to cope with GCSE requirements • Assessing accurately and monitoring progress effectively

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of delegates rate our courses as ‘good’ or ‘outstanding’

................................. Course Ref: 8222PFL Price: £299+VAT

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Maximising Progress by Differentiating in Maths How to use differentiation in Maths to meet the needs of every learner

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Effective differentiation is key to enabling every student to reach their potential in the maths classroom. This course explores practical approaches to creating differentiated schemes of work and lesson plans, enabling you to engage, motivate and stretch every member of the class.

We offer courses in 11 cities across the UK. Click for available dates

Course Content • Differentiation as a tool to maximise enjoyment and achievement • Assessing the needs of students of different abilities • Resources and strategies for planning differentiated schemes of work in maths • Providing an engaging and supportive learning environment • Action plan: how to apply today’s course back at school

Very interesting and thought provoking. I will certainly take these ideas back to school! Alexis Greeves - St Mary’s CE Primary School

................................. Course Ref: 7676PFL Price: £299+VAT Call: 0800 881 8185

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Reasons to choose Creative Education 20 years of experience delivering high quality CPD training to teachers and senior leaders. Over 250 courses aimed at teachers, heads of department, middle and senior leaders and school support and premises staff. Our courses are rated “Good” or “Outstanding” by 99% of delegates. Courses held in 11 convenient locations across the country. Our courses provide you with practical advice and strategies that can be used immediately. Inschool Training can be delivered throughout the year to provide you with the training you want, when you want it. Our ready-made, tried and tested courses can be tailored to meet the needs of you and your staff in an Inschool Training session. A range of e-learning resources to provide a low-cost and flexible means of covering specific topics and issues within school.

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