Supporting Post-16 GCSE Resit

Supporting Post-16 GCSE Resit

Supporting Post-16 GCSE Resit

Venue

Premier Inn
Brighton
BN1 1RE

Date

Thursday 27 February
Friday 20 March
Monday 15 June

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Time

09:30 to 15:00

FULLY BOOKED

Overview

This project aims to explore effective ways of teaching key content of the new GCSE to resit students. Working collaboratively, teachers of resit groups from FE and schools will develop and share effective ways to approach the new GCSE, with a focus on issues particularly affecting this sector such as: student confidence and motivation, condensed timeframe, and large student numbers.

Shirley Tonge (Professional Learning Coach (Maths), GCSE Maths Development Lead, Innovation Project Leader Functional Skills Maths, NCETM Professional Development Lead (FE)) from Chichester College is leading this Work Group, and the dates/times of the meetings are as follows:

 

  • Meeting 1: Thursday 27 February (9:30am – 3:00pm)
    How do you deliver resits and what are the issues?
    Sharing experiences.
    Exploring Proportional Reasoning.

 

  • Meeting 2: Friday 20 March (9:30am – 3:00pm)
    Theory into practice.
    How can research help us in the resit classroom?

 

  • Meeting 3: Monday 15 June (9:30am – 3:00pm)
    Different approach – different outcomes?
    What will you do differently next year?

 

Attendance is FREE and lunch and refreshments will be provided.

This opportunity is open to 10 teachers from all schools and colleges across Sussex.

Making Every Maths Lesson Count

Making Every Maths Lesson Count

Making Every Maths Lesson Count

Venue

St Paul’s Catholic College
Jane Murray Way
Burgess Hill
RH15 8GA

Date

20 January
27 February
30 March
7 May

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Time

13:00 to 17:00
(first meeting)

FULLY BOOKED

Overview

Making Every Maths Lesson Count

Run by Emma McCrea, author of Making Every Maths Lesson Count, this evidence-informed PD programme draws on the low effort, high impact strategies shared in the book. The programme is formed of regular sessions in which the strategies will be explored and teachers share their experience of their use. With a focus on sustainable changes to teaching practice, the programme is suitable for teachers of maths from KS2 through to KS5.

This Work Group is taking place at St Paul’s Catholic College, Burgess Hill, on:

Session 1 – Monday 20 January, 13:00 to 17:00

Session 2 – Thursday 27 February, 14:30 to 16:30

Session 3 – Monday 30 March, 14:30 to 16:30

Session 4 – Thursday 7 May, 14:30 to 16:30

This is a FREE Work Group for up to 20 teachers from Sussex Schools. All participants will be expected to commit to attending all sessions.

Developing Pedagogy in A Level Maths

Developing Pedagogy in A Level Maths

Developing Pedagogy in A Level Maths

Venue

St Paul’s Catholic College
Burgess Hill
RH15 8GA
(first meeting)

Date

14 November
(first meeting)
See below for future dates

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Time

10:00 to 16:00

FULLY BOOKED

Overview

This project is running in Maths Hubs across England, to provide support for developing the quality of teaching in response to the demands of the linear specifications for A level Mathematics and Further Mathematics. Run in partnership with the Advanced Maths Support Programme (AMSP), Work Groups in this project aim to develop existing A level pedagogy and support development of the requirements of the linear A levels and understand the purpose of the overarching themes in departments. Participants will gain confidence in leadership in departments and in developing others in their department.

James Bashford (Teacher of Maths, Brighton, Hove and Sussex Sixth Form College) is leading this Work Group, and the dates/times of the meetings are as follows:

 

  • Meeting 1: Thursday 14 November at St Paul’s Catholic College, 10:00 to 16:00
  • Meeting 2: Monday 3 February at St Paul’s Catholic College, 10:00 to 16:00
  • Meeting 3: Wednesday 3 June at BHASVIC, 10:00 to 16:00

Supporting Core Maths Work Groups

Supporting Core Maths Work Groups

Supporting Core Maths Work Groups

Venue

Ifield Community College
Crawley
RH11 0DB

Date

23 October
(first meeting)
See below for future dates

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Time

09:00 to 15:00
(first meeting)
See below for future times

FULLY BOOKED

Overview

The success of Core Maths depends in part on the growth of the pool of teachers, schools and colleges with the necessary expertise, experience and enthusiasm to teach it. This project, run collaboratively by the Maths Hubs Network and the Advanced Mathematics Support Programme (AMSP), will contribute to the wider national effort to grow that pool, and embed Core Maths confidence and culture within school and college maths departments.

Dee Gardener (Teacher of Maths, Ifield Community College) is leading this Work Group, and the dates/times of the meetings are as follows:

Wednesday 23 October: 09:00 – 15:00
Full day for both new and experienced providers of Core Maths (AMSP attending in the afternoon to show integral resources)

Friday 10 January: 13:00 – 16:00
Half a day primarily for new teachers to course, to ensure they have support they need

Friday 13 March: 13:00 – 16:00
Half a day to discuss preliminary materials (AMSP attending)

Friday 12 June: 09:00 – 15:00
Full day meeting to discuss exams and preparation for next year