Maths Counts!

How your Teaching Assistants can make a difference in Maths lessons.

Date Venue Places Price
Thu 09 Mar 2023 9.30am - 3.00pm Cavendish Primary School

Cavendish Primary School

Cavendish Road, Didsbury, Manchester M20 1JG

0161 445 1815

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20 places available £65.00


This training is directed specifically at Teaching Assistants and is suitable for all key stages so their practice supports quality first teaching in the classroom.  This support from teaching assistants will enable teachers teaching Maths to make a real difference supporting all children who struggle including SEND/EAL/disadvantaged and those who have fallen behind as a result of Covid.


What you will learn

The day consists of four sessions:

1.     The importance of counting – to develop the understanding of building blocks of Maths from counting and how to use the four modes of calculation.

2.     Exploring Maths resources – take a look at best practice.  How to use models and concrete apparatus to develop children's conceptual learning.

3.     Explore how language is used    - to help children explore mathematical concepts.

4.     How these are applied  - to the structures of the four modes of calculation


Who is it for?

Suitable for all Teaching Assistants in any key stages.

Lunch and refreshments are provided.  Please put your dietary requirements on your booking.


About your course leader

Pippa Birchill

Pippa is a primary school teacher with 29 years experience and has taught in all years.  For the past 13 years she has been an accredited Numbers Count teacher.

Cavendish Primary School's Maths provision has consistently high outcomes in Maths for all learners.  Pupil premium children outperform their peers at KS2.