Subject Knowledge – Primary Teaching Assistants




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Enhancing Subject Knowledge for Teaching Assistants in Primary Mathematics KEY STAGES 1 & 2

This FREE work group is aimed at Teaching Assistants in KS1 and KS2, particularly teaching assistants who are new to their role or have moved into a new Key Stage or practitioners with little maths specific training.

During this workgroup participants will:

  • Deepen and extend their own subject knowledge in mathematics;
  • Explore key structures of the primary mathematics curriculum and know a range of ways to support children to develop an understanding of these;
  • Develop some effective ways to enhance their questioning in order to support and extend the learners thinking;
  • Explore the importance of using precise mathematical vocabulary and language and how it impacts on children’s learning;
  • Understand how resources, models and images can support children’s thinking at different stages of the primary mathematics curriculum;
  • Reflect on their learning undertake follow up work in school.
Online Sessions: Date: Time: Who to Attend:
Pre Work Group Briefing Thursday 25th November 2021 2:00pm – 2:30pm Headteacher or a senior leader
Session 1 Tuesday 30th November 2021 1:00pm – 3:00pm Teaching Assistant
Session 2 Tuesday 11th January 2022 09:00am – 12:00pm Teaching Assistant
Session 3 Wednesday 9th February 2022 09:00am – 12:00pm Teaching Assistant
Session 4 Monday 14th March 2022 09:00am – 12:00pm Teaching Assistant
Session 5 Wednesday 27th April 2022 09:00am – 12:00pm Teaching Assistant
Session 6 Thursday 26th May 2022 1:00pm – 3:00pm Teaching Assistant

Course Leader: Faye Heath, Independent Mathematics Consultant – Faye has been leading numerous highly successful primary maths courses for the Sussex Maths Hub. She is a very experienced teacher who continues to teach on a regular basis and uses her up-to-date knowledge throughout her courses. 

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