Bespoke Newsletter

Winter 2019/20

We’ve just published the latest issue of Bespoke, which brings up-to-date news from the Maths Hubs Programme. In this issue we highlight a new report on the impact of the NCETM/Maths Hubs Primary Teaching for Mastery Programme since 2015, finding that it is having a ‘significant, positive impact at a number of levels’.

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Two new Maths Hub lead schools appointed, covering Cumbria and north Lancashire and the south east of London

  • Wednesday, November 4, 2015 8:07 AM
Two new Maths Hub lead schools have been appointed, bringing the total of Maths Hubs across England to 35

Developing mathematical reasoning: an opportunity for secondary school maths departments

  • Tuesday, November 3, 2015 9:16 AM
The Maths Hubs programme is looking for 175 secondary school maths departments across England to participate in a new, free programme of professional development, with the aim of improving teachers’ confidence in developing pupils’ mathematical reasoning.

Assessment report findings mirror NCETM’s approach to assessing mastery

  • Friday, September 18, 2015 10:43 AM
The final report from the Commission on Assessment without Levels has endorsed the approach embodied by the NCETM’s recently published free materials to help teachers assess pupils’ mastery of mathematical concepts.

NCETM’s new assessment materials downloaded 35 000 times

  • Wednesday, September 2, 2015 7:41 AM
The NCETM’s new online materials to help primary teachers judge whether pupils have developed mastery of the maths curriculum have been downloaded more than 35 000 times in little more than a month

Teaching for mastery: assessment materials published

  • Wednesday, July 22, 2015 2:15 PM
As part of its ongoing work to help primary teachers understand the principles of teaching for mastery, and implement the approach in the classroom, the NCETM has published new materials to support ongoing assessment of pupils’ understanding of the mathematics National Curriculum.